Restaurant Notes extra: Fort Wayne Coney Island pop-up shop opens

Coney Island T-shirts and other items will be for sale next to the restaurant. (Photo by Lisa M. Esquivel Long of
A T-shirt for sale at Coney Island's pop-up shop features caricatures of its past generation of owners. (Photo by Lisa M. Esquivel Long of
A Coney Island mug will be for sale. (Photo by Lisa M. Esquivel Long of
Coney Island throws will be among the items for sale at the restaurant's pop-up shop. (Photo by Lisa M. Esquivel Long of
Jim Todoran, co-owner of Coney Island. stands in pop-up shop next to the restaurant, 131 W. Main St. (Photo by Lisa M. Esquivel Long of

The pop-up shop for Fort Wayne’s Famous Coney Island, 131 W. Main St., opens Monday. The shop will sell T-shirts, ornaments, mugs and other items with the wiener stand’s logo. The shop will be open 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sundays for the holidays. Many items have been for sale before at the 103-year-old restaurant but new items include a black throw and a calendar that hadn’t arrived as of Friday.

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