Vito Rizzuto’s Funeral Draws Hundreds
MONTREAL — Police, bystanders and hundreds of mourners were on hand Monday for Mafia boss Vito Rizzuto’s funeral in the same church where his son and father were remembered after their violent deaths. Bells pealed as Rizzuto’s gold-coloured casket was carried out of the Notre-Dame-de-la-Defense Church in the heart of Montreal’s Little Italy.
The Whitey Bulger Trial: Family, Betrayal and Life Lessons
The end is near for my former boss, James “Whitey” Bulger. After decades of running the biggest crime syndicate in Boston, followed by another 17 years of living on the run until he was arrested in 2011, he is finally about to face real justice for the first time in almost a half century.
Johnny Depp to Play Whitey Bulger in New Film
Johnny Depp is set to play Whitey Bulger in Black Mass, a book which also features a polarizing appearance by our own John “Red” Shea. First-time screenwriter Mark Mallouk adapted the script from the 2001 true-crime novel Black Mass: The True Story of an Unholy Alliance Between the FBI and the Irish Mob authored by […]
2013 Audi R8 China Limited Edition
Nordic Gold covers the new Chinese edition of the very popular and formidable Audi R8. Titanium 19″ wheels and carbon-fiber enhancements are just a few of the subtle changes found on the limited edition V10 powered vehicle. With just a mere 30 cars to be made, this is indeed one of the more ‘limited edition’ […]
Laura Elisabeth Moro
Hi, I am Laura Elisabeth Moro and I’m from Shreveport, La. I am currently still living here. The best thing about Shreveport is we have tons of casinos which can be very fun but not so fun at times. I am a roulette girl myself, I’m always getting lucky on it. Growing up for me was […]
2014 BMW M6 Gran Coupe
The 2014 BMW M6 Gran Coupe is set to be launched next summer. Competing with the Audi S7 and Mercedez-Benz CLS63, the Gran Coupe fit suggly between M6 Coupe and the M5. A 4.4 liter V-8 engine has 560 horsepower and 500 pound-feet torque. O-60mph in a mere 4.1 seconds is impressive for the already […]
R.I.P. Ken Regan | S.U.G.O. Salute
Born and raised in the Bronx, Ken Regan was a photographer known for the trust he recieved from the many celebrities he found at the focal end of his camera. He shot the iconic cover of the NY Times Bestseller Rat Bastards as well as countless others. His vision have found subjects in wars, poverty, […]
Subsix in Maldives | First Underwater Club
Making a splash on a global scale, the Subsix Club of the Niyama Resort in the Maldives is officially the first underwater nightclub and lounge. A club that features international dj’s and global music is where you want to go to dance in it’s colorful interior with glass walls that look out into a “spotlit” […]
MONTREAL — Police, bystanders and hundreds of mourners were on hand Monday for Mafia boss Vito Rizzuto’s funeral in the same church where his son and father were remembered after their violent deaths. Bells pealed as Rizzuto’s gold-coloured casket was carried out of the Notre-Dame-de-la-Defense Church in the heart of Montreal’s Little Italy. Read more »
Those who thought rich white kids were the only recent contaminates in Brooklyn’s Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood are in for a surprise. Polluted drain water is making its way into Newton Creek, and new plans are coming out to help divert it. Read more »
The picturesque harbor at Portland, Maine hosts a number of luxury cruise ships in the fall months, but rarely does a privately owned vessel of a similar stature grace its waters. Thus when the world’s 10th largest yacht, David Geffen’s 453-foot long Rising Sun docked there recently, it caused quite a sensation. Read more »
Somewhere between a working office and a stretch limousine, this futuristic Volkswagen concept car gives new meaning to taking your work home with you. Designed by, Alexander Zhukovsky the T6 vehicular office has two functional components tethered around a central pivot, a bit like those double-long buses already on the roads, or more like semi trucks with front cabs: a pair of pieces joined but without the need for creating contiguous space between them. Read more »
The Detroit mafia also known as the Detroit partnershiphas always been a very low key La Cosa Nostra family avoiding much of the media attention attached to other families in cities like New York, Philadelphia, and Chicago. With much of its membership and hierarchy having family ties the Detroit mob family has been with out much of the turncoats and rats that have decimated many of the other remaining mob families across the country. This has allowed the Partnership to maintain a stable leadership base over the years being run by some of the more successful mob bosses in history. Read more »
If you’ve ever bought a bottle of red wine and, unable to finish it, covered the mouth of the bottle and then tried to drink a glass a few days later, you know what an unpleasant experience this can be. As soon as oxygen hits that complex beverage, it begins to degrade and pretty soon it ends up tasting more like vinegar than wine. The Coravin is a novel way to let you have one or two glasses without having to finish the entire bottle at once. Read more »
Hermès has created a line of luxurious hand-crafted basketballs. Made in their special orders atelier in Paris, each one of constructed of a light blue calfskin leather. At a price of $12,900, wealthy playboys will certainly add this to their collection of eccentric but representative toys though I don’t see them actually playing with this, but you never know. The new standard in sports memorabilia serves as commemoration of the French fashion label re-opening it’s Beverly Hills store after 18 months of renovations.