All posts tagged: The Dark Side of Sunshine

True Crime Uncensored: The Dark Side of Sunshine author, Paul Guzzo

TRUE CRIME UNCENSORED! Live Saturday 2pm PT/5pm ET  Listen on Outlaw Radio or via radioloyalty.com! Join Hosts Burl Barer and Howard Lapides for this thrilling show! Guest: Paul Guzzo, author of The Dark Side of Sunshine About The Dark Side of Sunshine Murder, mayhem, militias, marijuana, mafia and The Mons. A criminal history of Tampa focusing on its most infamous people and events of the past century.  Historians seem to love painting a picture of Tampa’s past as one of immigrants happily working side-by-side to create a utopian society that became the cigar capital of the world and later a destination hailed as one of “the nation’s next best cities.” While this is true to some extent, Tampa also has a dark side. Tampa’s history can be divided into three dark eras – the early years of danger, where the greatest fear was the nightmarish individuals who were allowed to roam the nights in a city without a proper law enforcement organization in place; the mid-1900s when one of the most power criminal syndicates in the nation made its …