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It’s Official: “Our Thing” is Now at Raising The Bar Detroit

Alan Lindbloom’s ‘Our Thing’ clothing line touched down in Detroit this weekend, as plans roll-out for the label to take on nationwide coverage. This weekend the former Detroit Partnership enforcer saw his clothing line appear at a grand opening in Detroit, at the Raising The Bar clothes store, in what can only be said as an incredible achievement since he came out of a 13-year prison sentence, one year ago. Click an Image Below to…

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The Mafia Quiz of the Year 2016 – Results

The results are in, and 202 people took part in the quiz. Congratulations to the top 10 who all scored 81 out of 100 questions correct or more, especially ‘William’ who bagged top spot with 89/100 answers. You are now crowned as the ultimate Mafia guru. Do you think you can score more and break into the 90’s? Take the quiz here. Name Results William 89 / 100  Ruairi 88 / 100 Barry B 88…

The Kansas City Mob Tour App by Gary Jenkins

Most of you that follow the NCS will already be familiar with the name Gary Jenkins. We first interviewed the former Kansas City Intelligence Unit Detective and owner of Gangland Wire, back in July 2015. Since then we teamed up with him and he has become a big part of the team here at the NCS. Now, if you live in or around Kansas City and express an interest in the Mafia then you really…

The Mafia Quiz of the Year 2016 (100 Questions)

This is one quiz you don’t want to miss if you are a Mafia buff, 100 questions have been put together on all things mob related in our end of the year showdown. Find out if you have got what it takes!  Undisputed Boss of all Bosses (81-100%)  Family Underboss (61-80%)  Crew Captain (41-60%)  Made Member of the Mob (21-40%)  Mob Associate (0-20%)

“There is no Mafia”, said FBI’s Director J. Edgar Hoover

Until the Alapachin Meeting in 1957, the Federal Bureau of Investigation was in complete denial about the existence of the Italian Mafia, beginning with the explicit order of his director J. Edgar Hoover. For more than 20 years, this office focused on other public enemies as the likes of John Dillinger, “Pretty Boy” Floyd, “Baby-Face” Nelson, Alvin “Creepy” Karpis or Thomas “Machine Gun” Kelly. The main focus on Hoover’s agenda, though, was “the communist threat”….

9 Restaurants Where Mobsters Were Whacked

For many years, mobsters met at steakhouses and various other restaurants around the cities that they ran, and more often than not, it would be their final meal before they were gunned down in the very restaurant with who they were dining within. Nuovoa Villa Tammaro Restaurant 2715 W 15th St, Coney Island – April 15th 1933 Giuseppe “Joe the Boss” Masseria’s favorite restaurant was Nuovoa, it was a hit for lovers of seafood, on…