With the rapidly declining mental and physical health of one of the most respected Outfit bosses that Chicago has seen since the death of Joseph Aiuppa in 1997, Chicago Outfit overlord Johnny “No Nose” DiFronzo has been replaced with Joseph “The Builder” Andriacchi. This is not the first time Joe The Builder has occupied the [...]
Hello everyone! Frank Coconate and I are here for today’s ANP Roundtable discussion. We updated you on the status of our former co-host Michael Magnafichi. In addition we touched on local political news from the Chicago area. We’ll be back sometime next week. Have a nice weekend.
Eligio Magnafichi became the proud father to his second son, Lee, on January 10th, 1927. The name Lee is the Americanized version of Eligio. Eligio’s son, Lee, grew up in the Galewood/Montclare area of Chicago near Harlem Avenue and Grand Avenue. Lee was the third child of four children, which included Evelyn (who I know [...]
By the time you finish reading this article, I might remind you of Clara Peller, the now late Chicago-born actress, whose fame stems from a Wendy’s commercial and her deadpan delivery of the line, “Where’s the beef?!” My concern, however, does not revolve around an obsession with ground chuck. My query is centered on a [...]