Wednesday, August 15, 2007

Nathan's In Yonkers May Close!!

According to an article in today's "Journal News" (8-15-07), they imply that the Nathan's on Central Ave. & Cristfield St. in Yonkers (the third Nathans store ever and the perfect place for a Post 13 10-27) may close because of the valuable real estate it sits on. It's a 100,00 sqaure feet hot dog stand, basically. With a locally-famous arcade.

Here's a snippet:
It's the third Nathan's in history. It's a landmark in Yonkers. It's one of
the biggest hot-dog stands in the world. And it's one of the last tastes of a
time when anyone would even think about building a frankfurter emporium - let
alone build it.

Still, 10,000 prime square feet are a lot for a latter-day food court,
and there's serious talk of putting them to more cost-effective use.

In short, the historic emporium will eventually be history. But even
when the building goes, Nathan's reportedly will stay.

"We've been here for a long time, and we intend to be here for a much
longer time," says Bruce Miller, a director of operations. "We're determined to
stay in Yonkers. It may not be in this location, but it will be in this

And a link to the main article: