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. Now a Popeye's fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

Recent entries:
“Since everyone started washing their hands, the peanuts at the bar have lost their taste” (12/6)
“Why should you enjoy the music at the entrance of a hotel?"/"Because it’s foyer entertainment.” (12/6)
Entry in progress—BP (12/6)
“If you pretend I’m wearing a mask, I’ll pretend yours works” (12/6)
“The only thing in Texas that changes faster than the weather is a woman’s mind” (12/6)
More new entries...

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Dog Walker

New York Film Festival; Tribeca Film Festival

New York International Fringe Festival (FringeNYC)

TLC (Taxi & Limousine Commission; Tender, Loving Care)

Ghost Yard (207th Street maintenance yard)

Potty Parity (Women’s Restroom Equity Bill)

Iron Triangle (Willets Point)

“Everything but the kitchen sink” (Jahn’s “Kitchen Sink” dessert)

Windy City, 2006 Update: Encyclopedia of Chicago “Windy City” entry

Bicycle Messenger

There’s a sucker born every minute (NY gambler slang, but not P. T. Barnum)

(Barnum’s) Animal Crackers

John Q. Public (Jane Q. Public)

Autism (summary)

Borough of Universities and Parks (Bronx)

“Eyes on the street” (Jane Jacobs, 1961)

Great Lawn (Central Park)

“Choking Poster” in restaurants

Doctors’ Row (or, Irish Fifth Avenue)

ULURP (Uniform Land Use Review Procedure)

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