Tag Archives: Coney Island

Coney Island’s Legendary Totonno’s Pizzeria—“As Long as There’s Dough”

Growing up, I never realized how close the beach and boardwalk of Coney Island were to my boyhood home of Bayonne, NJ. Choosing the Jersey Shore instead, my family never took the short trip from our hometown peninsula to this one on the Atlantic Ocean edge of Brooklyn. Having never tasted an original Nathan’s Famous […]

TOPPINGS – Coney Island’s Totonno’s Still Struggling to Reopen Post-Sandy

Thanks to my buddy Pelikan for showing me this NPR Weekend Edition story. http://www.npr.org/2013/02/02/170914729/famed-n-y-pizzeria-among-businesses-struggling-to-reopen-after-sandy Totonno’s opened in 1924 on Coney Island just a few blocks from the beach on Neptune Avenue and holds the distinction of the oldest pizzeria in the U.S. continuously operated by one family. I wish them the best and hope to […]