Extremely Local News: Al Capone matchbook up for auction

Bob Sirott

FILE – In this Oct. 10, 1931, file photo Al Capone, Chicago gangland, right, attends a game between Notre Dame and Northwestern Grid in Chicago. Former Alderman A.J. Prignano is on the left. Capone earned tens of millions of dollars annually from bootlegging and speakeasies. (AP Photo, File)

Jen Sabella, the Director of Strategy and co-founder of Block Club Chicago, joined host Lisa Dent, in for Bob Sirott, to share the latest Chicago neighborhood stories. Jen discussed Joe’s Coffee Shop, Al Capone auction items, and the Taste of Portage Park.

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