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Veteran Vendor Done Hawking Hot Dogs

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    A local hot dog vendor is calling it quits after more than 40 years of long days.

    Angelo Pipas is hanging up his tongs.

    Who's Angelo Pipas, you ask?

    He's the guy who's been serving hot dogs near the MTV building in Times Square for the last 41 years.

    Pipas said he's "just tired" of working (foot)-long days, according to Tuesday's New York Post, and wants to take some down time, maybe head home to his native Greece with his longtime wife Theodora.

    "Now my kids are grown, so I can relax more," he told the Post.

    His daughter is an attorney and his son teaches history, and a cousin will be taking over the cart, the Post reported.

    In other hot dogs news, did you know the Golden Local Debate just ended? We hope you cast your vote on who you thought serves the best hot dogs in town -- Crif Dog's or Gray's Papaya. Click here for the final tally.