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Dollar Pizza from “St. Mark’s 2 Bros. Pizza”

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Dollar pizza places are as plentiful as pigeons in New York City. Even in the winter, when other birds migrate, you can still find stray pigeons wandering around the streets, and dollar pizza places are a perennial nibble for New Yorkers on the go. “St. Mark’s 2 Bros. Pizza”, more simply known as “2 Bros Pizza” by most since the St. Mark’s is so tiny in the logo, opened in 2007, making them one of the first (if not the original) dollar pizza places in the city.

Despite the title of this being “St. Mark’s”, I actually went to the pizzeria on 38th and 6th Avenue since I was passing by it. Call it a morbid fascination with mediocrity, but I am very interested in these dollar pizza places lately, and the majority of them in the city are “2 Bros.” restaurants. There must be a reason for this, and I decided to give them a try and see if I could figure out why they were so successful in this niche market.
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A slice of dollar pizza from “Percy’s Pizza”

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Dollar pizza joints have been popping up since the recession first hit New York in 2009, and have become a very popular and seemingly successful business venture since then. By its nature, pizza is a food meant for peasants – bread, cheese, and some sauce. Thanks to evil geniuses like Wolfgang Puck, the traditional pizza has been elevated to different levels throughout the years, and the price has elevated too.

There is an actual correlation between the cost of subway fare and a slice of pizza in NY (seriously, look it up if you don’t believe me), but for cheapo’s like me who want to eat on the run, we don’t have time or money to waste on fancy pies. Enter “Percy’s Pizza”, and their beckoning claim of a slice of Italy for a single buck.
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