Jersey City, New Jersey: Carpet-Clutching Muffler Man

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Wilson's Carpet and Furniture

Address:
220 Broadway, Jersey City, NJ
Directions:
Wilson's Carpet and Furniture. Underneath the Pulaski Skyway, on US Hwy 1/Broadway just south of its intersection with Hwy 7/Newark Ave.
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Muffler Man.

Carpet-Clutching Muffler Man

A Muffler Man holds a roll of carpet, the fiberglass statue made famous by its appearance in the opening titles of the Sopranos HBO series.

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Muffler Man promotes the big rug remnant sale.

Muffler Men

Paul Bunyan is still in front of Wilson's Carpet in Jersey City, off Truck Routes 7 & 9 under the Pulaski Skyway. Right next to him is another Bunyan, with only yellow pants and no body!

[Lisa, 01/06/2011]

Pants.

Carpet-Clutching Muffler Man - Pants

The Carpet Bunyan is fine and dandy, looking pretty much the same as your last tip. But... the pink Pants of Mystery in the yard next door are now yellow!

[Rachael K., 09/13/2008]

They've been yellow for several years, and may have magically transformed to that color, victim of harsh NJ sunlight and petrochemical atmosphere...

Muffler Man

The electronic sign board on the muffler man holding the roll of carpet in Jersey, City, NJ has been replaced with a new one.

[Nick Stanchak, 02/21/2007]

Patriotic muffler man.

Soprano's M-Man Loves America

I thought you would like this. The Wilson House of Carpet Man (made famous by his fleeting appearance in the opening titles of the Sopranos HBO series)shows his patriotism. It is a wallpaper on Sopranoland.com. You can't help but to love it.

[Sue Sadik, 09/21/2001]

Because if you don't, you'll have to leave it.


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In the region:
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