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Coney Island Rotary Club

“First held in 1972, the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest is approximately as American as you would suspect it to be.” Have we reached a hot dogs-per-minute plateau in competitive eating? 6 more words

Popular Culture

Protesters Attacked Hot Dog Eating Contestants With Fake Blood. Can We Attack Them With Fake Wieners?

Article source: h/t Sports Illustrated

During Monday’s hot dog eating contest in Brooklyn, animal rights protesters ran on stage and threw fake blood at some of the eaters. 275 more words

Miscellaneous

Joey Chestnut PED allegations

Our ancestors would be proud. When Thomas Jefferson sat at his desk, with his quill pen, writing out the Declaration of Independence, he had the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest in mind. 332 more words

Miscellaneous

NOM NOM NOM – YOUR GUIDE TO THE 2016 NATHAN’S HOT DOG EATING CONTEST

Forget the fireworks, beer, and parties. The main event of the 4th of July weekend takes place on Coney Island – the Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog-Eating Contest. 623 more words

Sports

Hot Dog Eating Contest. God Bless America.

Matt Stonie vs Joey Chestnut. Miki Sudo vs Sonya Thomas. It’s the 100th annual Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest.

Or is it?

“Showmen behind Nathan’s annual Fourth of July hot dog eating contest have long claimed the tradition began in 1916 as a showdown between patriotic immigrants on the Coney Island boardwalk. 276 more words

Holidays

4th of July Week: Home

Fun 4th Fact: Legend has it that the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest started when four immigrants got into an argument over who was most patriotic. 264 more words

Tiny House Tuesday

A Curated Visit to Coney Island

From Edible Brooklyn

The founder of the Coney Island Circus Sideshow shares his favorite addresses.

Nathan’s Famous turns 100 this year, and eating one of their Coney Island hot dogs is a rite of passage for every New Yorker. 161 more words

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