BENSONHURST – Streets will be closed around Lenny’s Pizza (1969 86th Street) tomorrow, Tuesday, June 12 for a ceremony at 1:00 pm celebrating actor John Travolta who made Bensonhurst, double-decker slice, and Lenny’s Pizza famous in the Saturday Night Fever:
“Travolta changed the culture of Brooklyn and America forever in both fashion and music. The movie Saturday Night Fever brought millions of Americans to the dance floor to the rhythm of disco” said Senator Golden who is organizing the event.
John Travolta also starred in the iconic television program “Welcome Back Kotter” which portrayed a Brooklyn High School.”
The event will be hosted by Will DeMeo who is co-starring in “Gotti” with radio personality Joe Causi as the event’s emcee. The devoted fan and Italian business mogul Gianluca Mech, who last year spent over $200,000 to recreate the famed “2001” disco for the 40th Anniversary of the film will also be in attendance.