Popular pizzeria in Ridgewood celebrates 60 years of serving up classic Italian dishes

Aug 31, 2019 127

BY: Max Parrott

Corato Pizza celebrated 60 years of business on Thursday at its satellite location, Corato Pizza II, on Myrtle Avenue. Local politicians including Assemblywoman Catherine Nolan, Assemblyman Mike Miller, state Senator Joseph Addabbo and Councilman Robert Holden came to honor the establishment, share their memories and grab a slice. 

“Sixty years ago if you wanted pizza in New York City, you’d buy it at a bakery. My mom was a busy mom — there were three of us. So when Corato’s opened that was a big day for us,” said Nolan. “It was such a successful business because it was delicious, convenient and again women were beginning to go to work.”

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