the following obit from a billiards site implies that there are multiple Weenie Beenies still in existence. the phrase "including the one in Shirlington at 2680 S. Shirlington Road." is not part of the original obit, twas added to the text I received on my neighborhood listserv.
if there is more than one it's news to me. I didn't even know it was a chain. how about you?
William (Bill) Staton, 77, long time
resident of Myrtle Beach, died Saturday, February 18, 2006 at Grand Strand Regional Hospital. Born in Concord, NC to the late Bertha and Dexter Staton.
Bill, also known as Weenie Beenie, was a world renowned pool player, winning tournaments including the Worlds Championship One Pocket tournament, the Virginia State Pool Championship five times, and
numerous other tournaments. He won the Stardust Open One Pocket Champion in Las Vegas, and played all the Worlds Greats in pool. Bill was an inaugural
member of the One Pocket Hall of Fame. His full interview given last year is available at OnePocket.Org. He earned his nickname Weenie Beenie from the chain of hot dog stands he and his brother started in Northern Virginia, which still operate over 50 years later including the one in Shirlington at 2680 S. Shirlington Road. More information -->
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