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Now it’s basically a tourist trap. There are still lots of nephews and sons of the “connected,” so for rats like me, it’s a death trap. MILL BASIN, BROOKLYN Mill Basin sports a number of impressive, tightly packed homes backed up against the decaying waterfront. You can spot the backs of many of these houses from the Belt Parkway. So what. Just take a drive along some of the quiet winding streets, and you’ll know what I mean. Gangster Trivia If some punk asks you if your ride is “clean,” he wants to know if it was tailed or not.
In my day, those instruments didn’t get lifted off the trucks and appear on stage unless someone got greased. Every foot of piping, every inch of wire, even the concrete you’re walking on, has been taxed by the mob. They tax everything. Don’t like it? Sorry, that’s just the way it is. The city is divided into five boroughs and five families. All the families do business in every borough. I’m going take you through each. I know the best places to eat, sleep, and drink. The spots wiseguys dine. The spots wiseguys die.
Chinatown borders Little Italy, and besides geography, we were close to some of the Chinese. The great food is reason enough to come. Chinatown runs between Frankfurt and Canal Streets. You’ll know when you’re in Chinatown—everything but the prices are in Chinese. It’s a big town, but there’s room for only five families. FINANCIAL DISTRICT I’ve been hearing about some non-mob crooks on Wall Street lately. We had a lot of dealings/scams on the Street. In the fall of 1997, eighteen people were arrested, most of them alleged New York mobsters, for manipulating through violence and threats the stock price of a small health club company.