The subculture started in London in the and spread across the UK, associated with rock and roll. Originally known as Cosh Boys, the name Teddy Boy was coined when a 1953 Daily Express newspaper headline shortened Edwardian to Teddy.
Inside the speakeasies of the 1920s: The hidden drinking spots that transformed New York City's night life during the prohibition era and beyond
The Cotton Club might be Harlem’s most famous jazz nightclub. Nightclubs began to develop during the most popular in New York's Harlem neighborhood. Nightclubs were a way for african american artists to express themselves through writing, art, and music.
Sharpen up your winter wardrobe with inspiration from BBC2 drama Peaky Blinders
"'I found out what your 'drug-stores' were.' He turned to us and spoke rapidly. 'He and this Wolfsheim bought up a log of side-street drug stores here and in Chicago and sold grain alcohol over the counter. That's one of his little stunts. I picked him fo
Birmingham, England Gang Mugshots - The "Real Peaky" Blinders. A notorious Birmingham gang that had blades sewn into the peaks of their caps so they could use them as weapons ~ I am obsessed with the BBC/Netflix show "Peaky Blinders" based on this gang.
How were Frank Sinatra and Morrissey mixed up with the Krays?
One of the most feared of all London's street gangs in the late was a group of female toughs known as the Clockwork Oranges. They would later inspire Anthony Burgess' most notorious novel. >> Whoa - a gang of female toughs.