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Old 06-15-2017, 02:16 PM
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Fishtown Closing?

I saw a post on the Bayside Queen Facebook group that Fishtown is closing. I know there have been mixed reviews of this place over the years, but growing up in Bayside, that place was magical when I was kid, and I have been going there for almost 40+ years. I have bought many fish there over the years, with no issues. I think the owner "Mike" recently passed away. I thought his daughters were going to take it over.


I personally feel a big loss, even from a memories perspective.
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Old 06-15-2017, 02:22 PM
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If it's true it's sad to know that Mike passed away. From what some people told me his daughter wasn't that interested in the business. I would think that instead of closing the business they would probably just sell the store, as it's had a number of different owners over the years.
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Old 06-15-2017, 02:33 PM
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Wow, sad to hear...... Hope it remains a fish store under new management.

I remember being very sad when the Fishtown USA on 34th street with the huge redtail catfish closed down....
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Old 06-15-2017, 04:41 PM
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Mike did pass away RIP.
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Old 06-15-2017, 10:34 PM
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Oh man that sucks. I've only had excellent experiences at Fishtown and am sad that Mike has passed away.
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Old 06-16-2017, 04:04 AM
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I was there Monday and one of the employees told me that they are closing but the manager in charge is planing to reopen the store perhaps retain the name in a location very close by.
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Old 06-16-2017, 12:47 PM
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Great place great prices


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Old 06-17-2017, 09:21 AM
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Man Mike was a nice guy, always liked chatting with him about how it used to be.
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Old 06-17-2017, 05:13 PM
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RIP Mike... That used to be my favorite spot, haven't been there for years. I'll have to stop by before it closes.


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Old 06-18-2017, 03:03 PM
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Just spoke to the manager Noel, and he told me that they are relocating! They will stay open

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