Tony's Terrific Hot Dogs

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Tony's Terrific Hot Dogs and the Florentine Building along 2nd Avenue, September 2009

Tony's Terrific Hot Dogs and Sandwiches was a hot dog stand located in the Florentine Building at 2103 2nd Avenue North.

Tony's was opened in 1980 by Tony Ippolito, who owned a Sneaky Pete's franchise nearby and was formerly a Homewood firefighter. At age 69, Ippolito decided to close the restaurant on February 21, 2009.

References

  • Williams, Roy L. (February 10, 2009) "Doggone it! Tony's Terrific Hot Dogs closing downtown Birmingham restaurant." The Birmingham News