Wetson's was an American fast food hamburger chain that existed from 1959 to 1975. At its peak, Wetson's had approximately 70 locations in the greater New York metropolitan area.. Wetson's was known for its signature burger, the Big W, as well as 15-cent burgers, 10-cent fries, and the slogans Look for the Orange Circles and Buy a bagful, phrases similar to the McDonald's slogan Look. Apr 9, 2012 - Explore gregchris66's photos on Flickr. gregchris66 has uploaded 157 photos to Flickr New Hyde Park Long Island, Wetson's Hamburgers 1966. by Long Island. $15.99 USD. SKU 121319. All purchased images are printed without the watermark. We have one of the largest archives of vintage Brooklyn & New York City photos available online. All prints are printed on heavy weight S-Gloss photo paper. The canvas option is printed on artist. Wetson's Hamburgers 2.0. UPDATE: Unfortunately, due to local zoning ordinances the Roslyn location is no longer viable for Wetson's. We are continuing to seek other locations. Thank you. We have just officially reached 900 FB followers thanks to Bob Centola!! Thanks everyone! Wetson's was founded in 1959 by Harold Norbitz (1921-2001) of Dix Hills, LI and Carl Wetanson (1912-1995) of Woodmere. It was headquartered in Valley Stream. Observing the McDonald's formula fo
Staten Island Eateries. Finally got a good photo of Pizza Clown - 1966 to 1969 - 413 New Dorp Lane, corner of Hylan Boulevard, in New Dorp. 1970 the name had changed to Pizza Town USA. The original Nunzio's was established in South Beach in 1942, at what is now the corner of Sand Lane and Father Capodanno Boulevard Wetson's introduces fast food to New York City Wetson's was founded in 1959 by Harold Norbitz (1921-2001) of Dix Hills, LI and Carl Wetanson (1912-1995) of Woodmere. It was headquartered in Valley Stream
Welcome to Long Island Firearms, like most online communities you must register to view or post in our community, but don't worry this is a simple free process that requires minimal information for you to signup. do you remember Wetson's in Valley Stream? I apologize if it's a duplicate. Location Exit 62; Posted April 27 2016 - 11:09 AM. Keep up with Long Island and national business news, including complete coverage of local companies, technology updates, stock market changes and more Also for food, Jack-In-The-Box (Jack's) tacos, Big Barry's, Sizzler in Coram, Angelo's Italian restaurant in Smithtown, Uncle Henry's Smorgasbord (best Chinese buffet ever) in Commack, Arthur Treacher's Fish & Chips, Wetson's, Milk shakes from Gertz snack bar
WOODSIDE, Queens, Part 1. IN THE 17th and 18th centuries, the area known today as Woodside was filled with swamps, meadows, ponds and forests. A few colonial roads leading from the area's waterways were forged through by those on their way to better places. A small number of brave souls decided to settle along the way Wetson's was an American fast-food chain that operated from 1959 to 1975 and was known for its signature Big W burger, as well as 15-cent burgers and 10-cent fries. At its peak, there were approximately 70 locations in the greater New York metropolitan area, but an inability to compete with Burger King and McDonald's forced Wetson's to close.
Nathan's business was growing slowly and steadily. But, in 1975, the company made a strategic mistake. It acquired the Wetson's chain of hamburger fast food outlets in New York, Connecticut, and New Jersey. But Wetson's had a problem. They had over-expanded and set up Wetson's restaurants in less than prime locations Best Burgers in Glen Cove, Long Island: Find 4,927 Tripadvisor traveller reviews of THE BEST Burgers and search by price, location, and more Weston is a wealthy suburb of South Florida located in Broward County, Florida, USA. Established as a city in 1996, much of the community was developed by Arvida/JMB Realty and is located near the western developmental boundary of Broward County. It is the most western city in Broward County, and its entire west side is next to the Everglades
Langell was the chef and owner of the 75-seat, two-dining-room, Continental fare restaurant and banquet facility at 4864 Arthur Kill Rd. The market on Staten Island has turned away from fine. WOODSIDE, Queens, Part 2. WWRL Radio took to the air at midnight on August 26, 1926 at a frequency of 1160 AM. Blue burlap was draped over the walls of the Reuman parlor at 41-30 58th St. in Woodside, Queens, and a transmitter and antenna were installed in the backyard. The Reumans continued to live in the house, with friends and neighbors.
The first Wetson's opened up in 1959, and when its popularity was at an all-time high there were around 70 locations in total. Image: NJ.com And while fans of Wetson's couldn't get enough of the Big W, the growing business of competitors like Burger King and McDonald's during the 1970s made life hard for this small-town joint . Because it was a mixture of everything, it quickly started to gain popularity and the company grew, with over 70 locations at its peak
. Wetson's was a Long Island hamburger chain that was established in 1959 to be a McDonald's clone, in a market that McDonald's and Burger King had yet to enter. Once they did, in the early 1970's, it wouldn't be long before Wetson's would go out of business, but at its peak, the chain's 70 restaurants stretched. Never heard of Long Island Brewing. I guess I'm not or wasn't a big beer drinker. I was wondering if anyone would have pictures of the pier or the two floats that were at Bar Beach in Port Washington/Roslyn in the 1950's and 1960's
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This is a list of defunct fast-food chains.A restaurant chain is a set of related restaurants with the same name in many different locations that are either under shared corporate ownership (e.g., McDonald's in the U.S.) or franchising agreements. Typically, the restaurants within a chain are built to a standard format through architectural prototype development and offer a standard menu and. Not long after this initial surge in popularity, Gino's had another growth spurt, expanding to over 300 locations, mostly on the East Coast. Gino's also opened locations in the Midwest, but unfortunately, everything was short-lived
Delivery & Pickup Options - 229 reviews of Babylon Burger Bar Delicious burger. Really good quality and tasty meat. Both sweet potato and regular fries were great! Slab bacon appetizer was really good. Wait for the food was a bit long. Will definitely be going back for another burger and likely the wings which looked amazing In the beginning, there was Wetson's. Growing up in the 60s and 70s on the South Shore of Long Island, that was my first taste of fast food, tucked into a prime location on Sunrise Highway by the. Mr. Wetson said North Shore communities have long been the most difficult for fast food chains to penetrate. Of the 20 Wetsons on Long Island four are in North Hempstead—in Roslyn, Manhasset.
Ad for both the Sunrise and its sister drive-in, the Whitestone Bridge, from the Long Island Star Journal on May 18, 1964. Sunrise Drive-in screen tower, courtesy of Domonic Scalzo. Sunrise Drive-in neon screen tower lighting from 1974, courtesy of Nicki Capparelli. Sunrise Drive-in postcard with ticket stubs, courtesy of Bruce Lacoste Wetson's was an American fast food hamburger chain that existed from 1959 to 1975. At its peak, Wetson's had approximately 70 locations in the greater New York metropolitan area. Wetson's was known for its signature burger, the Big W, as well as 15-cent burgers, 10-cent fries, and the slogans Look for the Orange Circles and Buy a bagful, phrases similar to the McDonald's slogan Look for. . Nathan's was located on Long Beach Road — the major thoroughfare to and from Long Beach 2 — the summer resort of literary renown with a miles-long, elevated boardwalk full of beachfront hotels, kiddie rides, game arcades, and knish.
Route 85 (Frederick) 5622 Buckeystown Pike. Frederick, MD 21704. United States. 301-695-8270 2021 Cadillac XT6. SUV FWD Premium Luxury. Exterior: Stellar Black Metallic. Interior: Jet Black, Leather Seating Surfaces with Mini-Perforated inserts. Previous Use : ZEIGLER CADILLAC OF LINCOLNWOOD. 11.2 Miles away. Price After Offers $55,365. Includes $1,750 in cash and discounts This photo of All American Burger in Massapequa NY, posted on the Vintage Roadside Facebook page is what totally put Long Island on the Retro Roadmap for me and got me thinking about visiting. Thanks to photographer Don Brunjes for not only capturing a great shot of that fabulous vintage neon signage, but also granting me permission to share that photo with you all That didn't stop the crowds, though; its all you can eat salad bar and unlimited beer, wine, or sangria made it a popular destination up and down the East Coast, and by the mid-1980s there were more than 60 locations. It began to lose money after an ill-advised merger, however, and by 1992 there were only two locations left, now both long-gone Aug 6, 2015 - Explore Chesley Townley-Schager's board Staten Island, my old home, followed by 5368 people on Pinterest. See more ideas about staten island, staten island new york, old houses
The Long Island Expressway runs... Pedestrians navigate very deep snow as they cross Queens Boulevard in Rego Park, NY during the height of the Blizzard Of 1978. Exterior view of the Beverage Discount Center on Woodhaven Boulevard , in the Rego Park neighborhood, Queens, New York, New York, January 1, 1979 Another local chain, Wetson's, lasted from 1959 to 1975; and another local favorite, Carrols, had most of its locations converted to Burger King franchises in 1975. If you would like to share a. A little research will tell you that Wetson's Hamburger stands were brought to New York when the Wetanson family saw the early version of McDonald's restaurant at the renowned location in San Bernardino, CA. Wetson's was located about a quarter mile east from one of Far Rockaway's more infamous housing projects, The Redfern Housing Project
Mr. Wayne Norbitz is on the Board of Directors at Nathan's Famous, Inc., Alliance for Coney Island, Inc. and Long Island Community Chest. Mr. Norbitz was previously employed as an Operations Director by Wetson's Corp Gathright Dam is an earthen and rolled rock-fill embankment dam on the Jackson River 19 miles north of Covington, Virginia.The dam is 257 feet tall and 1,310 feet long and has a controlled spillway within the structure's southern portion, it creates Lake Moomaw. The dam serves flood control and recreational purposes and is operated by the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers; the Gathright Dam's.
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live in Arlington. The restaurant closed in 2007 and became SPQR. The brand is down to just 17 units. Reportedly, the owner was indicted for ethical violations. Old restaurant chains like Outback, Friday's, Applebee's, Chili's, Red Robin, and others dominate highway and mall locations. While Jamie's Italian and a number of other mid-market chain restaurants are closing down, history. Be Unique. Shop hamburgers mugs created by independent artists from around the globe. We print the highest quality hamburgers mugs on the interne The following are links about Wetson's you may find interesting. Also check out the other pages. Wikipedia - This is a breif history of the Wetson's chain. It Preceeded McDonalds in the Greater NY area. Bought out by Nathan's in 1975. Submit a link to more information about Wetson's There were 2 Long Island locations-the Hicksville store (on Old Country Rd.) was the one in an old Wetsons (with the rings on the top of the building) and was the 1st LI store opened after the original Flatbush Ave.Brooklyn location-the 2nd LI store was in Huntington on Rte 110, sadly it was housed in a regular building (no Wetsons magic.