Jimmy Prince

Proprietor of Major Markets, Coney Island's oldest butcher shop

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Interviewee:
Jimmy Prince
Interview Date:
June 18 2007

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Jimmy Prince, long-time proprietor of Major Markets, Coney Island's oldest butcher shop shares his memories of the neighborhood through good times and bad. After closing his Mermaid Avenue market in 2009, Jimmy Prince, now 82, remains active. “Prince of Mermaid Avenue,” an award-winning film about Jimmy Prince by History Project Executive Director Charles Denson, is now available for viewing on his Coneyologist channel on YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qgoxPcz1Il4