A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Coliseum Books (not near the departed Coliseum)

Ladies’ Day

America’s Cup (Damon Runyon’s “watching grass grow")

“Copacabana (At the Copa)” (1978)

“Longest Running Show on Broadway” (Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade)

“Nina” in Al Hirschfeld’s caricatures (New York Times)

Carry/hold a torch for someone

Steak Row (East 45th Street)

“A nickel a shtickel”

Express/Local Trains - what to do with minutes saved?

Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of

“The House That Ruth Built” (Yankee Stadium)

“It Shines For All” (New York Sun)

Dollar Van

Big Apple Bowl

World’s Second Home

“Call me a taxi.” / “You’re a taxi!”

Scratchiti

World’s Most Famous Christmas Tree

San Juan Hill; The Gut

Golden Edge (110th Street); Hollywood Heights (St. Nicholas Place)

“Twelve-Thirty"(1968)

“Chelsea Morning” (1969)

CBGB & OMFUG

Page Six

“The Most New York You Can Get” (Daily News)

“New York’s Most Famous Store Since Before the Civil War” (Hammacher Schlemmer)

“Made in New York”