Father Gigante has rebuilt much of the South Bronx. But who has profited more, his parishioners or the mob family run by his own brother?
Originally published March 7, 1989
“The notion that John Gotti — or any single mob figure — was some sort of omnipotent New York mafioso is ludicrous. The word 'Godfather' had a nice, Brando-esque ring, but the title itself is a fraud.”
Originally published September 21, 1993
“The most popular explanation hinged on the impatience of one John Gotti, a violent little fat man from Howard Beach”
Originally published December 31, 1985
In 1989, 7 Days covered the rise of John Gotti in a very graphic fashion
April 15, 2019