Wednesday, April 02, 2008

Patsy's vs Patsy's

FYE:

"In a trial that began Monday in federal court in Brooklyn, the owners
of the Manhattan restaurant claim that because patrons can't tell the
difference between the two by their name alone, the Long Island
<http://www.newsday.com/topic/travel/long-island-PLTRA000031.topic>
pizzeria is benefiting from the city restaurant's reputation.

Patsy's Restaurant, located in Manhattan's theater district, was founded
in 1944 by Pasquale "Patsy" Scognamillo and touts Frank Sinatra
<http://www.newsday.com/topic/entertainment/frank-sinatra-PECLB003706.to
pic> as having been its most famous customer.

Patsy's Pizzeria opened on Jericho Turnpike in Syosset in 2006, having
purchased the naming rights from a pizzeria in East Harlem
<http://www.newsday.com/topic/us/new-york/new-york-city/manhattan/east-h
arlem-PLGEO100100804010700.topic> that was founded in 1933 by Patsy
Lancieri and now has six locations in Manhattan."

http://www.newsday.com/news/local/ny-lipats0402,0,7590496.story?track=rs
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