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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Gaphattan (Gap + Manhattan) (10/20)
“Welcome to New York. Duck, Mother Fucker!” (10/20)
Porno-Graphic (New York Evening Graphic nickname) (10/19)
“You never really learn to swear until you learn to drive” (10/19)
“People who complain about the way the ball bounces usually dropped it” (10/19)
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Garbagia Land

“86” (not from Chumley’s or Empire State Building)

Cork

“Our food is fresh. Our customers are spoiled.” (FreshDirect)

New York City International Pickle Day

Hypodermic Needle (Freedom Tower, latest design)

Broadway Show League

Keep New York Wet. Save Water (Dept. of Environmental Protection)

Industrial Business Zone (IBZ)

“Over 18 Miles of Books” (Strand Book Store)

“The Beat of New York” (WKTU-FM)

NYC 2012 (RIP)

(Summer) Fancy Food Show

“I’m really glad they made the Children’s Aid Society” (Children’s Aid Society jingle)

Moscow on the Hudson (Upper West Side)

Vote early! Vote often!

Parthenon of Wall Street (Federal Hall National Memorial)

“Vogue” (1990)

Jungle Alley (West 133rd Street)

“Bringer” show

La Playita (Little Beach)

Fare-beater

Iron Maiden or HEET (High Entrance/Exit Turnstile)

Dock-walloper

Beautiful People

Walk-Up Apartment

“Everywhere You Go” (Duane Reade)

“Lead us not into Penn Station”

“Bird in Flight” (WTC Transportation Hub)

Switch Building (109 Norfolk Street)

“Always a Pleasure” (Nedick’s)