Chucks Lovely Adventure Chicago Gangster Tour

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WATCHING ALL THE ISSUES ON THE ROADS. WE’RE GONNA CHECK IN WITH HER HERE IN JUST A FEW MINUTES . AND ANOTHER STOP HERE TODAY FOR CHECKS A LOVELY ADVENTURE AND SO FAR HIS TRAVELS HAVE TAKEN HIM TO GATLINBURG, CINCINNATI AND LOUISVILLE AND TODAY HE’S GOT THE BEST OF CHICAGO AND NOTHING SAYS ROMANCE QUITE LIKE GANGSTERS. YOU KNOW, WHEN I PITCHED THIS STORY IT WAS LIKE OH, THAT’S OK, CHUCK. THANK YOU FOR YOUR INPUT. YEAH, WELL YOU DID HEAR RIGHT? WE PICKED UP OUR GUY SOUTH SIDE TO CHECK OUT SOME OF THE MOST NOTORIOUS SPOTS IN THE CITY INCLUDING ONE WITH WHO’S YOUR TIES? THIS IS ONE OF THE THINGS I REALLY WANT TO DO ON MY LOVELY ADVENTURE. CHICAGO’S ORIGINAL GANGSTER ARE THE UNTOUCHABLE TOURS LEARNING THE HISTORY OF CRIME O’BANNON MORAN CAPONE AND MY OLD FRIEND SOUTHIE. GOOD TO SEE YOU, CHUCK. HOW ARE YOU? GOOD TO SEE YOU. YOU’RE IN BETWEEN TOURS RIGHT NOW. CAN WE TAKE A PERSONAL TOUR AND SEE WHAT I CAN WORK ON FOR YOU? ALL RIGHT. BOWLEY CATHEDRAL WITH THE SITE OF MURDER OF ONE OF THE NORTH SIDE LEADERS, A FELLOW NAMED EARL HYMIE WEISS HYMIE A BOOTLEGGER, A LAWYER AND A POLITICIAN. GET OUT. THEY TAKE 13 STEPS ACROSS THE FRONT OF HOLY NAME AND CAPONE’S BOYS LET HIM HAVE IT. YOU CAN GO OVER HERE AS YOUR KNUCKLES. OH MY GOD. SOME OF THESE PITIFUL WHERE THOSE BULLETS DID IT. TOMMY WEISS’S BODY WAS FOUND RIGHT HERE, ONE OF THE MOST INFAMOUS HOOSIERS EVER. JOHN DILLINGER. MOST IMPORTANT PLACES IN HIS LIFE WERE END OF IT. HE CAME WITH HIS GIRLFRIEND POLLY HAMILTON AND HER GIRLFRIEND ON A SIEGE. AGENT MELVIN PURVIS STOOD IN THIS VERY DOORWAY HERE WAITING FOR DILLINGER TO EXIT THE THEATER. DILLINGER HONEST AGE AND HIS GIRLFRIEND POLLY HAMILTON WALK ALL THE WAY DOWN HERE TO THE CORNER OF THE ALLEY WHEN JOHNNY STARTS TO NOTICE SOMETHING’S A LITTLE FUNNY. TOO MANY PEOPLE LOOKING AT HIM OR WHAT HE TAKES A BIG LEAP AND LITERALLY WAS SHOT IN THE MIDDLE OF THAT WEEK. WE’RE RIGHT HERE IN FRONT OF THE SCENE AT THE ST. VALENTINE’S DAY MASSACRE. THIS OF COURSE WAS THE BIGGEST EVENT IN THE HISTORY OF GANGSTERS IN AMERICA. AL CAPONE HAD AN ENEMY ON THE NORTH SIDE. BIG GEORGE BUGS MORAN WHO HAD HIS HEADQUARTERS HERE AT THE FMC CARTAGE COMPANY. BUGS GETS HERE ABOUT SIX MINUTES LATE FOR THAT SIX MINUTES. A CHICAGO POLICE CAR PULLED UP RIGHT IN FRONT OF THE PLACE. SO ALMOST AT EXACTLY TEN THIRTY TWO UNIFORMED POLICEMEN, TWO PLAINCLOTHES POLICE. THEY GET OUT, THEY WALK IN AND THEY ANNOUNCE TO THE SEVEN GUYS OF THE NORTH SIDE GANG TO PUT THEIR HANDS UP AGAINST THE WALL. WE’RE SEARCHING FOR PEOPLE. THEY PUT THEIR HANDS UP. THE TWO MACHINE GUNNERS STEP BACK AND OUT FROM UNDERNEATH THEIR LONG POLICE COATS. THEY EMPTY, YOU KNOW, TWO HUNDRED BULLETS, ONE FOR THESE GUYS SOUTH SIDE. THANKS SO MUCH FOR BEING PART OF CHUCK’S LOVELY THAT I DON’T KNOW HOW LOVELY IT WAS BUT IT WAS A GREAT WAY TO SPEND VALENTINE’S DAY WITH YOU IF THE WEATHER THING DON’T WORK OUT, YOU’RE ALWAYS GOOD WITH THE UNTOUCHABLES. HEY. ALL RIGHT. THANKS, BUDDY. TAKE A LOOK. I’M IN CHICAGO. THANK YOU. THANKS TO PHOTOGRAPHER JOHN DE WANG FOR THAT PIECE. WE HAD A GOOD TIME AND IT IS A FUN TIME TO SPEND WITH A COUPLE BECAUSE WE JUST WE JUST HAD A GREAT TIME. HE WAS A LITTLE CONCERNED, BY THE WAY ABOUT ME DRIVING BECAUSE I HAVE A BROKEN FOOT. SO THAT’S WHY HE’S A LITTLE PENSIVE. WELL, COMING UP AT SIX O’CLOCK HOUR WE’RE GOING ON A CRUISE IN THE WINTER HOT. THAT’S RIGHT AHEAD TO WTA, OUR DOT COM SLASH LOVELY ADVENTURE TO CHECK OUT ALL THE STOPS ON MY TRIP. WE HAVE THE VIDEO FOR YOU. ALSO MY BLOGS FROM OUR WONDERFUL WEEK CELEBRATING VALENTINE TOO BECAUSE I THINK SOMETIMES YOU CAN DO SOMETHING FOR IT. FOR THE GUY, SOMETHING FOR THE GIRLS. YOU BOTH GET A LITTLE SOMETHING ALL UP IN CHICAGO AND JUST LIKE A QUICK

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