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.

Recent entries:
Seven Year Itch (11/19)
“An educated citizenry is a vital requisite for our survival as a free people” (11/19)
Complete Bull Shit (CBS nickname) (11/19)
Joker Stairs (1165 Shakespeare Avenue, Bronx) (11/19)
Boob Tube (television) (11/19)
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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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