Nathan's Famous, host of the annual July 4 hot-dog eating contest, is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. WSJ's Jeff Bush takes a trip to the original Coney Island location to explore the humble history of the popular sausage on a bun. Photo: Jeff Bush
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APRIL 18, 2014
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DOMESTIC BUSINESS CORPORATION
2014 - CONEY ISLAND COMMONS PARKING CORP.
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