RE: Are Nedick's back in business?
There have been a number of posts made to this message board in various threads about the "return" of Nedick's. The brand name is now owned by Riese Restaurants, operators of food courts in the New York City area. Michael gave you a link to their web site.
Unfortunately, the orange drink is now sold in regular cups like you see at McDonald's and Burger King. These Nedick's are all in food courts in the Penn Station/Herald Square area so therefore appeal to tourists and former residents of the city passing through. No one on this board has been able to document whose frankfurter the original Nedick's used at the time they closed shop. As Michael noted, the New England Style buns are still around and easily obtained in the NYC market. A few of the threads that talked about Nedick's were: