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 →
Owen Vincent Madden, December 18, 1891 – April 24, 1965, known as Owney Madden and nicknamed “The Killer”, was a leading underworld figure in Manhattan, most notable for his involvement Continue Reading →
Frank “the Prime Minister” Costello, born Francesco Castiglia; January 26, 1891 – February 18, 1973, was an Italian-American Mafia gangster and crime boss.
Joseph “Tough Joey” Rao (pronounced “Ray-oh”), also known as Joey Rao and Joseph Cangro March 12, 1901 – May 10, 1962 was a New York mobster who was both a rival Continue Reading →
On the evening of July 28, 1931, five-year-old Michael Vengalli was playing with a group of friends on East 107th Street in Harlem’s Little Italy.