Gothamist ran this old Sheepshead Bay photo today, drawn from the city’s Municipal Archives, and captioned “Sheepshead Bay Restaurant, Emmons Avenue, August 5, 1953.”
Well, it looks a heckuva lot more like a bait-and-tackle and rowboat rental shop – and it also looks like it’s older than 1953 – but, hey, back then some of Sheepshead Bay’s old staples sold you a plate o’ clams for your gullet and a bucket of worms for the fishes’.
So, anyone recognize this place? If not a name, could you give it a location? Or, better yet, anyone know the bloke in the photo?