When the outdoor table is empty, Vincenzo Vaccaro takes a break and a seat. He lights a cigarette and in between smoke rings pours black coffee down his throat.
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In a few minutes, actor Chazz Palminteri will take the stage for a Q&A session with an audience that's just seen his new film, Mighty Fine, telling funny stories about his early life as a struggling actor and getting his big break with A Bronx Tale.
Just as the holiday crowd at the Banner Social Club in Brooklyn -- it included three Bonanno wiseguys -- began to unwind, shotgun-toting party poopers with search warrants arrived.
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