Wednesday, April 20, 2011

A Bastion of Birmingham

A couple of weeks ago, Constantine "Gus" Koutroulakis passed away. He was the longtime owner of Pete's Famous Hot Dogs, a 2nd Ave restaurant which has been open since the 1939s, when the business was first opened by Gus' uncle. Gus' death will likely result in the closing of Pete's Famous, as it is not believed that any of the family keep the 7-foot-wide establishment in operation.

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