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Iconic Founder of Gray’s Papaya, Nicholas Gray, Passes Away at 86 — Leaving Behind a Hot Dog Legacy

Long-time Hell’s Kitchen resident Nicholas Gray, the trailblazing founder of Gray’s Papaya who popularized the pairing of hot dogs and papaya juice for New Yorkers, has died. The Gray family shared the news this afternoon of his death last Friday at 86 from complications related to Alzheimer’s disease. “It is with heavy hearts and great […]