Was the Mafia Behind the Bombings of This Pennsylvania Pizzeria?

March 8, 2016

For a brief period in the mid-1970s, pizza-making was dangerous business at Little Italy Pizzeria in Pottstown, Pennsylvania. A series of bizarre—and, to this day, unsolved—bombings earned the restaurant considerable notoriety between December 1974 and October 1975. Now, more than 40 years later, the shop’s current owner—who was not affiliated with the business in the ‘70s—has sparked memories of the unsolved mystery with a hilariously tongue-in-cheek sign on the restaurant’s marquee that reads, “Explosion Free Since 83.”

Local journalist Jim Kerr recently called attention to the sign, which reportedly amused the locals, with an article in the Reading Eagle and posted…