Category: New York

Teaming With Flair: Who Was Who In Queens 1980s Game-Changing Drug Gang, The Supreme Team

In the 1980s, the Supreme Team was the most well-known, prolific and feared drug-dealing organization on the east coast, operating out of the Baisley Park Projects in Queens, New York. The gang was started by Kenny (Supreme) McGriff at the beginning of the crack era and eventually swelled to include hundreds of workers, dealers and
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Colombo Mob Capo ‘Jersey Sal’ Profaci Cashes In Chips, Legendary NY Mafia Boss’ Son Passes At 81

Reputed New York mafia captain Salvatore (Jersey Sal) Profaci, the son of original Five Family don, Joe (The Olive Oil King) Profaci, died recently of natural causes. Profaci, who allegedly ran a Colombo syndicate crew out of New Jersey and spent a good deal of time in Florida, was 81. His death was kept hush-hush
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Godfathers “R” Us: NYC Crime Barons Anastasia & Persico Make Cut For Upcoming Scorsese Mob-Movie Spectacular

More New York mob dons are slated to get the Hollywood treatment in Martin Scorsese’s heavily-hyped upcoming movie, The Irishman, the story of the friendship between historic organized labor leader Jimmy Hoffa and east coast mafia muscle Frank (The Irishman) Sheeran. A laundry list of legendary actors like Robert DeNiro, Al Pacino, Joe Pesci and Harvey Keitel are starring in
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Port Chester Pride: Beef With ‘Greaseball Nick’ Melia Led To ‘Rooster’ O’Nofrio Jumping From Gambino To Genovese Mob Families

East coast wiseguy Eugene (Rooster) O’Nofrio switched from New York’s Gambino crime family to the Genovese crime family in the late 1990s after a blowup with a Gambino higher-up at his headquarters located on the border between New York and Connecticut. The change in organizations allowed the 75-year old Goodfella to finally receive his button
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