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One New Jersey restaurant payed tribute to James Gandolfini Wednesday in the wake of the news of the actor's unexpected death.
Holsten’s Ice Cream parlor in Bloomfield, N.J., was packed to the brim last night with fans of "The Sopranos," the HBO show that will perhaps become the actor’s most enduring legacy. That is, except for one booth that served as the setting for the last scene of the series. On the table was an understated tribute to Gandolfini, a simple “Reserved” sign, the Bloomfield Patch reports.
Here's a photo of the table, via the Bloomfield Patch:
The gesture was quick to make waves among fans of the actor. Gandolfini reportedly died unexpectedly from a heart attack in Italy Wednesday.
“A lot of people came just to see it, not to get ice cream,” Sara Carley, the daughter of Holsten's owner, told the New York Post.
Since the episode was shot, »
- The Huffington Post
As tributes pour in from around the globe for James Gandolfini,, who died of an apparent heart attack in Rome on Wednesday, one Bloomfield, N.J., restaurant is paying tribute to the late actor in its own way. At Holsten's, where the unforgettable final scene of The Sopranos was filmed, the booth where Tony Soprano and his family dined is being kept empty in Gandolfini's honor, the New York Post reports. A sign that reads "reserved" marked the spot Wednesday. In the show's final scene, Italian-American mobster Tony Soprano is joined by his wife Carmela, played by actress Edie Falco and later his son, »
- Andrea Billups
The New Jersey restaurant where Tony Soprano may have eaten his last onion ring placed a "Reserved" sign Wednesday at the booth where James Gandolfini shot the famous scene. After Gandolfini's sudden death at 51, Holstein's ice cream parlour remembered Gandolfini and the rest of his TV family's visit to the Bloomfield, N.J. business. "During his down time, he'd be outside smoking a big cigar, talking to people. He seemed like real regular guy," proprieter Chris Carley told the New York Post. He said Gandolfini was "really, really nice to the staff, »
- Tim Molloy
Fans couldn't stop debating what really happened to Tony Soprano after The Sopranos signed off after six seasons with nothing but silence and an abrupt cut to black. And upon hearing that James Gandolfini had died suddenly today at 51, fans flooded back to the scene of where the groundbreaking HBO series left them hanging on June 10, 2007—Holsten's diner in Bloomfield, N.J. "People are just here reminiscing," Holsten's co-owner Chris Carley exclusively told E! News, noting that easily 400 to 500 people had filed in since hearing of Gandolfini's passing. "They are here to pay their respects." As of about 7 p.m. local time, Carley said, the place was »
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