The 33-foot "Trump Chicken" balloon sailed around Alcatraz Island on Sunday.
"That's the awesomest thing I've ever seen in my life."
Seven installations by Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei sprout amid the rusting steel bars, broken windows and peeling paint of a cellblock, a dining hall, hospital ward, and a forced labor facility.
Alcatraz has seen it all, people-wise: federal prisoners, Native American protesters, and, in its current state as one of
Another version of this article omitted Sheppeard's first residence on Alcatraz in 1934 for length, but has been added back
Alcatraz began as a military fort and lockup during the Civil War era. Workers leveled areas of the rocky mound, named "Isle
Alcatraz Water Tower Graffiti Restored, Preserving Memory Of Historic Native American Occupation (PHOTOS)
In the early 1960s, the federal government shut down the famous prison on Alcatraz, which housed inmates like Al Capone and
It's hard to believe that vivacious Robert Luke is nearly 85 years old. Even harder to believe, though, is that this delightful octogenarian is also Robert "Cold Blue" Luke, who did time at one of the world's most notorious prisons.
Lam lives in Chinatown but swims at the Martin Luther King, Jr. pool in Bayview with Martin and Des Roches, both of whom
The very name, Alcatraz, stirs fear and excitement at the thought of the stories of the men incarcerated there. It was hoped that the location would make it escape-proof, and therefore, a good place to put the worst of the worst.