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Hyatt Hotel Serves Alcatraz Prison Food

Anneli Rufus | Posted 09.25.2013 | Taste
Anneli Rufus

I felt like a prisoner last night at San Francisco's Hyatt Regency Hotel. That's because the hotel's Eclipse Restaurant is now serving meals based on those that were served to Al Capone, the Birdman and other inmates at Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary.

PHOTOGRAPHY: Prison Tattoos By Robert Gumpert On Juxtapoz Magazine

Juxtapoz Magazine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

As [Robert] Gumpert explains, "Tattoos may be becoming the norm but before their surge in popularity, tattoos were the province of society's outcasts:...

BLOG WATCH> Eastern State Penitentiary Photographs By J.K. Yarnall At Format Magazine

formatmag.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Photographer J.K. Yarnall captures the eeriness of Eastern State Penitentiary in his aptly named portfolio. Yarnall gives us a quick introduction abou...

Crimmigration: How Misdemeanor Offenses Are Becoming Modern-Day Jim Crow Laws

Arlene M. Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arlene M. Roberts

In his recently released book "Texas Tough: The Rise of a Prison Empire", author Robert Perkinson analyzes the life and times of America's harshest, l...