Back in December, Anselmo’s Coal Oven Pizzeria closed its doors, and slice fanatics mourned its demise. Then the restaurant’s owner got on the Anselmo’s website to unleash a tirade on his landlady, whom he blamed for his business’s closure. And now, apparently, there’s more he wants to get off his chest.
I Dream of Pizza has discovered an addendum to the owner’s original rant:
“My landlady is telling the people of Red Hook that i have been in prison and jail. She’s right. I was in prison for manufacturing explosives. It’s public record and I’m not proud of it but i got out and moved on with my life thanks to my best friend and business partner. And I did go to jail this summer over a fight at my restaurant at 3am in the morning when Craig (i refuse to say full name) an ex drug dealer and (suspected child molester) that lived in one of my landlords building across the street was mad that i took his girlfriend from him after he came from a bar went in and pushed and hit one of my employees asking where i was.”
Manufacturing explosives, prison time, child molestation: it’s not news, but it is a cringe-inducing case of oversharing.