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Watch a Short Film About Coney Island's Williams Candy

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Old-school Coney Island candy shop Williams Candy has been in business for more than 75 years, minus the few months it closed due to damage from Hurricane Sandy. As part of his ongoing "Vanishing New York" project, Jeremiah Moss — who compares the "local, family-owned" Williams to the newly opened Coney outpost of the IT'SUGAR chain — talks to owner Peter Agrapides about his candy-making philosophy. It boils down to: "You put the apron on and you make money... That's the way it's done, that's the proper way to do it." Go, watch:

Video: Peter Agrapides, Owner of Coney Island's Williams Candy

· Peter Agrapides, Owner of Coney Island's Williams Candy [Vimeo via Eater NY]
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Williams Candy

1318 Surf Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11224

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