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 August 01, 2014
“A town so small, people only lock their car doors during the zucchini harvest”

Entry in progress—B.P.

Wikipedia: Garrison Keillor
Gary Edward “Garrison” Keillor (born August 7, 1942) is an American author, storyteller, humorist, and radio personality. He is known as host of the Minnesota Public Radio show A Prairie Home Companion (also known as Garrison Keillor’s Radio Show on United Kingdom’s BBC Radio 4 Extra, as well as on RTÉ in Ireland, Australia’s ABC, and Radio New Zealand National in New Zealand).

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Jan Flora
6/12/03
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(Garrison Keillor says people in MN lock their car doors when they go downtown in the summertime, so people won’t leave bags of zucchini on the back seat.)

yes! magazine
HAPPINESS
My Year of Eating Local: Zucchini Wars
by Barbara Kingsolver
posted Jul 26, 2007
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Garrison Keillor says July is the only time of year when country people lock our cars in the church parking lot, so people won’t put squash on the front seat. I used to think that was a joke.

Tips from Ashton Ritchie
Got a Suggestion for Your Extra Zucchini… And it’s Not What You Think
July 25, 2012
Garrison Keillor once said the only time Lutherans in Lake Wobegon lock their car doors in the church parking lot is in summer. Otherwise they are likely to come out of Sunday service to find that someone has left a grocery bag full of zucchinis on their front car seat.

Green Door magazine (Catskills & Hudson Valley, NY)
Buying Time
Published In:
Summer 2013 - Vol 3 No 2
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“Why do the inhabitants of Lake Wobegon lock their cars in the month of August? So their neighbors won’t leave bags of zucchini on the back seat,” jests Garrison Keillor. Sort of.

The Day (CT)
A Fox in the Blueberries and Other Garden Surprises
By Steve Fagin
Published August 01. 2014 11:17AM Updated August 01. 2014 11:21AM
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The old joke is that in small towns the only time people lock their car doors is during the zucchini harvest.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • Friday, August 01, 2014 • Permalink


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