Daniel B. stopped by the scene outside the new Joe's Crab Shack in Latham this morning. He says there were well over 100 people camped out at 9 am -- and the line wrapped around three sides of the building. (It's at the Latham Farms location, where the Dakota used to be, on Troy Schenectady Rd, just east of the SPUI.) He passed along the video above.
The chain restaurant opened today and was giving away "FREE CRAB for a Year" to the first 100 people in line.
We're not sure how the hula hoops fit in. Update: Brian, who was one of the first people in line, emails that the hoops were part of contests and other first-day festivities.
Joe's Crab Shack
579 Troy Schenectady Rd
Latham, NY 12110
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