116th Street Crew In “Little Italy” Harlem NY, 1890s –

The 116th Street crew, also known as the Uptown crew, is a powerful crew within the Genovese crime family. In the early 1960s, Anthony Salerno became one of the most powerful capos Continue Reading →

Vincenzo “The Tiger Of Harlem” Terranova East Harlem NY 1886 – 1922

Vincenzo “the Tiger of Harlem” Terranova, May 1886 – May 8, 1922, was a gangster and an early Italian-American organized crime figure in East Harlem, NY. Become an Harlem World Continue Reading →

Nicholas “Nick” Morello East Harlem, NY 1890-1916

Nicolò Terranova, 1890 – September 7, 1916, also known as Nicholas “Nick” Morello, was one of the first Italian-American organized crime figures who were part of the 107th Street Mob Continue Reading →

East Harlem’s Giuseppe “the Clutch Hand” Morello, NY 1867 – 1930

Giuseppe “the Clutch Hand” Morello (May 2, 1867 – August 15, 1930), also known as “The Old Fox”, was the first boss of the Morello crime family and later top Continue Reading →

East Harlem’s Tommy Lucchese Founding Member Of The Italian Mafia 1899 – 1967

Thomas Gaetano Lucchese, born Gaetano Lucchese; Italian; December 1, 1899 – July 13, 1967, was an Italian-American gangster in East Harlem, NY. Become an Harlem World Insider – Sign-Up For Continue Reading →

The Vincent “Mad Dog Coll” And Crew Arrested For The “Harlem Baby Murders,” 1931

On July 28, 1931, Summer in Harlem, New York has always been a fun time for children of all ages. School was out and the days were longer, which meant Continue Reading →