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Vinny’s brush with Jersey City Politics

Everyone in Jersey City’s involved with politics — even Vinny Buchelle. Vinny was head flunky at a trucking outfit in Jersey City PG (PreGentrification). Any business here that’s bigger than the corner candy store donates to every candidate for mayor. … Continue reading

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Rambling Ray, Vinny the Rapist and the Motorcycle cop

Rambling Ray was in the Tunnel Bar getting ready to head out to a mega used car lot in PA that was supposed to be like the Holy Land for everything with four wheels. Vinny Buchelle (affectionately known to all … Continue reading

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As seen on TV!

Vinny Buchelle, one of the regulars at the Tunnel Bar, some decades before had been sent off to Trenton State Prison for statutory rape, or so he claimed. Underneath all that steel and concrete, Vinny suffered a breakdown and so … Continue reading

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A Place Like This

Deep in the heart of darkest December, it was a cold Saturday afternoon. The tavern was empty. The one room was about forty feet long, with maybe eight feet from the bar to the wall. Originally there were two windows. … Continue reading

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Rape, Murder and Kidnapping

Weekdays, the main customers at the Tunnel Bar were truck drivers, laborers from the warehouses and factories surrounding the New Jersey side of the Holland Tunnel, and the railroad workers. These guys were always in a big hurry, their eyes … Continue reading

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