Tag: Bridge Cafe

  • John Lenkowski

    John Lenkowski

    John Lenkowski, born on June 13, 1915, was a notable figure in New Jersey. Even at a young age, he attracted the attention of law enforcement, in February 1928, when he was only 12 years old. Throughout the 1930s, he gained a reputation as one of Camden’s prominent “bad boys,” as documented in newspaper reports.…

  • 3 Camden Cafes are Closed by U.S. Court

    3 Camden Cafes are Closed by U.S. Court

    Camden Courier-Post – October 31, 1931 Bronx, Arcadia and Kenney’s Ordered Closed by Judge Montana RUNNEMEDE ROADHOUSE ALSO COMES UNDER BAN ‘Soft Drink’ Emporiums Sold Illegal Beer, Federal Agents Charged Three of Camden’s most popular cafes and a Runnemede roadhouse, described on the permits as “soft drink establishments” but known otherwise to thousands of South…