There is at least one Nedicks restaurant left, near Eighth Avenue and opposite Madison Square Garden. Nedicks is known for its hot dogs.
9 December 1984, New York Times, pg. S2:
Swish! Good like Nedicks!
These are phrases that are permanently etched in our memories. Marty was the master of basketball broadcasting.
4 January 2001, New York Times, pg. B8:
Marty Glickman, Announcer
And Blocked Olympian, 83
His trademark call of "Swish!" for a basketball shot that went in without touching the rim or backboard was as familiar to New York listeners as "Good! Like Nedicks!" The call referred to the name of the Knicks' sponsor, a chain of hot-dog stands.
Restaurants/Bars/Coffeehouses/Food Stores • (0) Comments • Tuesday, December 21, 2004 • Permalink