BROOKLYN, N.Y. - The owner of Brooklyn's Grand Prospect Park Hall has died.

The daughter of Michael Halkias confirmed her father's death in a post on Facebook.

Michael and his wife Alice have owned the hall in Park Slope since 1981.

Their TV ads became so well-known that they were even spoofed by "Saturday Night Live" last year.


Many remember hearing the line "We make your dreams come true," which aired on NY1 for years.

State Senator Andrew Gounardes reacted to Halkias' passing on Twitter saying, "He was a man with big vision and an even bigger heart. And of course, he made dreams come true for thousands of people who celebrated at his hall. May his memory be eternal."