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New York Live Visits Junior's 49th Street for National Cheesecake Day

A Taste of the New Junior's Cheesecake

Joelle visits the new Junior's Cheesecake in Times Square for a taste of their very extensive menu and cheesecake specialties.

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Junior's Celebrates National Cheesecake Day with Good Day NY

Inside Junior's Cheesecake Bakery
Baruch Shemtov rolled up his sleeves and got baking in the Burlington, New Jersey factory.

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Celebrate National Cheesecake Day with Junior's

National Cheesecake Day is Sunday July 30th.  Celebrate with Junior's Starting Now through the entire weekend!

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Junior's Great Cheesecake Giveaway

Junior's presents our Great Cheesecake Giveaway...

In honor of National Cheesecake Day on July 30th, we are giving away one cheesecake everyday in the month on July until the 30th!  Enter now and share with your friends.  *By entering you are subscribing to our newsletter and will be sent periodic specials and coupons!

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Cheesecake king Junior’s has opened a second Times Square restaurant

by Jeanette Settembre, New York Daily News June 14, 2017

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Now, you can choose from two locations of Junior’s in Times Square to get yummy cheesecake

* Brooklyn-based cheesecake king Junior’s Restauranthas opened its second Times Square location. The new shop, at 1626 Broadway, sits just a few blocks away from its sister restaurant at 1515 Broadway. The cafe, known for its no-frills, diner-style comfort food, will boast a few new items on the menu including Reuben egg rolls and pastrami smoked salmon.

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Junior’s Restaurants Doubles-Down in Manhattan’s Theater District

Popular deli-diner opening second restaurant in the Times Square area

from The Wall Street Journal By Charles Passy

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A waiter recently took orders at the newest location of Junior's Restaurant, at 49th and Broadway. PHOTO: ALEXANDER COHN/THE WALL STREET JOURNAL

Since it opened in 2007, the Times Square location of Junior’s Restaurant has been a success, raking in up to $24 million in business a year, according to Alan Rosen, the Brooklyn-based company’s third-generation owner.

Now, Junior’s is hoping history repeats itself with a second location in the theater district.

A new Junior’s, seating up to 275 patrons, officially opens Wednesday at 49th Street and Broadway—a short walk from the decade-old Junior’s, which is located near 45th Street and Broadway, and also holds up to 275 people. The established Manhattan location ranks as the 15th highest-grossing independent restaurant in the country, according to Restaurant Business, a trade publication.

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Selena Gomez Loves Junior's cheesecake.. Just like everybody else

From the NY Daily News

Selena Gomez let out her inner New Yorker before her boyfriend's show in Brooklyn on Tuesday.

The singer, 23, enjoyed a slice of Junior's trademark cheesecake in her car before she made her way to her seats inside the Barclays Center to watch The Weeknd perform.

"I got a cheesecake before my boyfriend's concert," Gomez says in between bites in a video shared to her Instagram story.

Selena purchased the cheesecake at the original Junior's Restaurant on the corner of Flatbush and DeKalb Avenues down the street from the Barclay's Center.

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May 27th is Junior's Restaurant Day!

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Junior's Restaurant founder, Harry Rosen, at the reopening of Junior's Restaurant on May 27th 1982, with Governor Mario Cuomo, celebrating Junior's Restaurant Day.

This isn’t a national food holiday, but it is something for New Yorkers to celebrate! May 27th is Junior’s Restaurant Day, a day celebrating that famous cheesecake heaven in downtown Brooklyn. Although it feels like the restaurant has been around since forever, it’s only been in operation in Brooklyn since 1950, when Harry Rosen opened the restaurant and named it after his two sons. Since then it’s been a staple of Brooklyn cuisine, a place that exemplifies the food and the spirit of Brooklyn: simple, inexpensive dining, no frills or fanciness, but some damn good flavors and a hearty dessert while you’re at it. As some like to call it, "The World's Most Fabulous Cheesecake." In 1982, Governor Mario Cuomo declared May 27 as Junior’s Restaurant Day.

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The day was marked to celebrate the reopening of Junior's Restaurant after the historic fire destroyed the top floor of the restaurant and the 'Burgundy Room' in August of 1981.  During the fire, onlookers on Flatbush Avenue gathered and chanted "Save the Cheesecake! Save the Cheesecake!"

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Junior's Cheesecakes Presents Top 5 Cheesecakes for Mom

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34 Cool New Yorkers On The Touristy Things Actually Worth Doing

by Christie Grimm · April 25, 2017 for Guest of a Guest

Sofia Sanchez de Betak  #9 of 34

"Eating Junior's Cheesecake at their Times Square or Brooklyn location!!"

---Sofia Sanchez de Betak, Art Director, Fashion Consultant

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[Photo via @juniorscheesecake]

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