The Long Island pizza community sustained a major loss Wednesday with the death of Russell Hunter Ciolli, 39, owner of Grimaldi’s in Garden City. Ciolli died of a heart attack following a kickboxing class. For a full obituary, click here.
The restaurant, which was closed yesterday for Ciolli's burial, is to reopen at 11:30 a.m. today.
Grimaldi’s is at 980 Franklin Ave., Garden City, 516-294-6565.