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Avenue of the Dogs Midwest


Monroe's Original Hot Dogs
Monroe, MI
Photo courtesy Mark Hackett

Monroe, MI is home to this original hot dog joint. Check out this marquee for Monroe's Original Hot Dogs. 01-07



Hot Dog Johnny's
Buttzville, NJ
Photo and info courtesy Bruce R. Cassi / 2006

Hot Dog Johnny's celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2006. This road side drive-in is on a blind curve and at night use caution if approaching from the south. 06-07



Hefty's Coney Island
Redford, MI
Photo courtesy Richard Weiss

Check out the Hefty's Coney Island in Redford, MI near Farmington HIlls. This hot dog joint features a big ol' hot dog on its roof, leaving no doubt to travelers passing by that their dogs mean business. 08-08

(Far left) Hefty's as seen from the street

(Near left) The big dog on the roof



Coney Island Wiener Stand
Fort Wayne, IN
Photos and info courtesy Alan Culley

Here's the famous Coney Island Wiener Stand in Fort Wayne, IN. Coney Island has some good food and should see an increase in their evening business once the downtown ball park opens up for the Fort Wayne Wizards. 12-08

(Far right) The Coney Island stand

(Near left) The sign showing off "Ft. Wayne's Famous."



George's Dog House
Huntington, IN
Photo and info courtesy Alan Culley

Here's a eye-catching sign located in Fort Wayne, IN. Unfortunately George's Dog House is out of business, but a neat sign was left behind. 01-09



Henry's Drive-in
Cicero, IL
Photo courtesy chibbqking

Route 66Henry's is a familiar place for those familiar with the Cicero area of Chicago. The drive-in eatery sports the theme "It's a meal in itself" while the neon sign and attached hot dog shows off the type of eatery Henry's is.

Henry's is located along Ogden Avenue which is old Route 66 in town. 02-09











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