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July 4, 2013 / Brooklyn news / Brooklyn Is Awesome

Joey Chestnut wins Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest 2013; eats 69 hot dogs and buns

69!: Chestnut breaks record!

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It’s on!

Welcome to our live blog of the Nathan’s Hot-Dog-Eating contest in Coney Island.

The favorite, Joey “Jaws” Chestnut is going for his seventh-straight belt.

If you don’t have ESPN, follow all the breaking chews right here on BrooklynPaper.com!

Noon: We’re working through technical difficulties, but don’t worry, Brooklyn, we will be there for you!

12:42: They’ve all been announced, and we’re just about ready to go!

12:44: The contest begins!

12:54: It’s over! Chestnut wins! He’s done it again!

12:55: 4,192 hits. A 56-game hitting streak. 100 points in one basketball game. Forget all those numbers, as they have been rendered meaningless. The new number to remember is 69 — the amount of hot dogs and buns Joey Chestnut ate in 10 minutes. Amazing. Incredible. Disgusting.

Tune in next Fourth of July for the Brooklyn Paper’s exclusive liveblog to see if Chestnut can do it one more time!

Posted 1:40 pm, July 4, 2013
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Reasonable discourse

diehipster from Stomping Soyboys says:
I was there. Very very very few hipsters. They were all at the vegan artisanal kale Popsicle eating contest in Bushpointburg. Like yaaaaaah deeeeeeeed.

I love living in Actual Brooklyn.
July 4, 2013, 12:54 pm
diehipster from Actual Brooklyn says:
There is, in fact, if only one person on this planet, paying very very very close attention to me. And it's a very angry, out-of-place yup. Care to take a guess who that might be? LOL

No sleep til Bococa!!! Like yaaaaaaah deeeeeeed!!
July 4, 2013, 1:36 pm

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