Mr. Capone usually arrives around 1:00 a.m. To play it safe, he parks in the driveway of the cottage next to his, removes the license plate and throws it on the roof of the garage. He's in his underwear on the patio grilling a steak and smoking a cigar by 1:18.
Sheriff arrived in a bomber jacket, church women were already at the court house making diesel-grade coffee in civil defense urns. A missing salesman's sedan had just turned up in a cold corner of Polk County
"Mob guy in San Quentin told me once if you ever bust out, get a sweater vest-it makes you look respectable and respectable means you're invisible. At the time I was like you gotta be kiddin' me that's the stupidest thing I ever heard. But here I am some 40 years later in a vest and still out of jail."
"About six beers in Hank is yellin' at the ice cream guy to stop ringing the bell or he was going to put his back in the dirt. And just like that the pool was empty and summer was over." #chicago #summer