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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Entry from June 22, 2005
Taste of the Village
The "Taste of the Village" (Greenwich Village, of course) began in 2003. Greenwich Village has loads of restaurants you can visit every day; the "taste" is just a small taste. It benefits Washington Square Park.

The 2006 "Taste of the Village" is June 8th.

http://www.gothamist.com/
June 8: A Taste of the Village
Join 15 of the neighborhood's restaurants for this 4th annual benefit for Washington Square Park, including Blue Hill, Cru, and Otto. 6-8pm, Wash Square Park, rain or shine. Tickets available in advance by calling the Village Alliance at 212-777-2173 or can be purchased on the day of the event. General Admission, $40. Cash or check only.

http://www.villagealliance.org/events.html
http://www.washingtonsquareparkcouncil.org/wspc_events-3.pdf

22 June 2005, New York Daily News, pg. 46:
Sample the signature dishes offered by 15 Village restaurants tomorrow when the Village Alliance hosts the third annual Taste of the Village & Benefit for Washington Square Park. Among the participating restaurants are Citarella, North Square, Sushi Samba 7 and Otto Enoteca Pizzeria. There'll also be a silent auction and a raffle.
Posted by Barry Popik
Food Festivals • (0) Comments • Wednesday, June 22, 2005 • Permalink