Popular LIC restaurant bounces back after third catastrophe in two years
Andy ‘Butch’ Mazzarella walking into his brother’s restaurant.
Andy 'Butch' Mazzarella, right, hugs restaurant patron Clare Coulter, who came to the Waterfront Crab House for its first day back in business.
Bartender Chris Armijos, who has worked at the Waterfront Crab House for 12 years, walks to the end of the bar to pick up an order of oysters.
A server at the Waterfront Crab House works at a computer terminal near the sign of the restaurant’s daily specials.
Henny Wallitsch, from Astoria, reflects on his time as a former heavyweight boxing champion as he enjoys New England clam chowder for lunch.