A cancer survivor, bike messenger, school bus driver, network admin, tour guide. Mike Rizzo has been through a lot. His head is full of ideas and the stories are coming out at a rapid-fire pace.
Mike is available for speaking engagements, interviews, and appearances. He is also happy to speak to reading and writing groups via telephone or Skype.
Michael F. Rizzo
Mike's Headshot, coming soon!
Short Bio: Author of eight books covering topics as diverse as retailing, organized crime and beer.
Originally from Buffalo, New York, where many of his books are focused, he now lives in the Pacific Northwest with his family.
Learn more about Mike's new series, Rex Carlton Mysteries at rexcarltonmysteries.com
- Kayla's Beer Corner Podcast
- Northwest Brew Talk podcasts
- Washington Beer delves into state's highly hoppy history
- Northwest Brew Talk
- This Pod’s for you: Couple produces show featuring regional beer news
- Local man an explorer of Washington's beer scene
- Buffalo’s Polish Gangsters
- Polish Geneaological Society of New York State gets a glimpse of local Polish gangsters
- Inside the REAL Buffalo Mafia with Mike Rizzo
- Gang history rediscovered in Depew
- Bike service ends unique cycle
- Teen finds a different summer job
- Author details Polish gangsters in Buffalo
- So Long Zippy
- Pedaling His Business
- Newest Niagara Falls Tour Company opens
- The Mob Tours
- Mob Tours photo
- Buffalo's Bike Messenger Industry
- Buffalo's Brewing History highlighted by cemetery tours
- Buffalo Beer – Reliving the History of Brewing in the Nickel City
- Author's recall Buffalo's brewing history