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Coney Island Winter 2012 – Papa Burger

Very little remains of the glory that was Gregory & Pauls, later known as Paul’s Daughter, on the Coney Island boardwalk. It may or may not still re-open, or be relocated. Accounts vary. But the glorious signage is now almost all gone, leaving only this figure and his counterpart, affectionately known as Mama Burger and Papa Burger. I have read that inquiries have been made about the necessary cranes to move them to another location, but as best as I can tell nothing is official. There’s also no word on the bird.

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  • Dave DiCelloMarch 27, 2012 - 9:05 am

    How cool is that. Love the vintage feel to this one Mark.ReplyCancel

  • Brien27March 27, 2012 - 9:56 am

    These shot was amazing theirs a touch of bird. Thanks for sharing these amazing image.ReplyCancel

  • Jim DenhamMarch 27, 2012 - 10:34 am

    I was concerned about the bird. Wow, looks like this was once the place to be, huh? Shame. Pretty unique statue and love the ads below!ReplyCancel

  • Toad Hollow PhotographyMarch 27, 2012 - 5:59 pm

    I’m parking my green warty self here until I hear what happens to the bird. Love the shot, worried about that bird. Has anyone checked on it since you took this shot?ReplyCancel

    • MarkMarch 28, 2012 - 8:52 am

      Toad, I’m sorry not to have any update on the bird, but rest assured that NYC birds are tough and self-reliant so I’m sure it’s OK.ReplyCancel

  • SaraMarch 28, 2012 - 7:42 am

    Gosh papa Burger was one of our favourite places where we were hanigng out..ahh good old memories 🙂ReplyCancel

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