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:
“The longest drum solo was 10 hours, 26 minutes & was performed by the child sitting behind me…” (4/12)
“Mondays are now ‘Taco Tuesday Eve’ until further notice” (4/12)
“Open a can of worms” (idiom) (4/12)
“With a name like Texas Instruments you’d think they would’ve made guitars, banjos, fiddles…” (4/12)
“I’ve just opened a can of worms. They just sit there, the worms. Hardly the chaos” (4/12)
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Brooklyn born, Brooklyn bred, and when I die I’ll be Brooklyn dead

“Everything on a Bagel” (Ess-a-Bagel)

“Your Neighborhood Store And So Much More” (Key Food)

“Since 1898” (Entenmann’s)

Jints (Giants)

How am I doing?

V-J Day Kiss (August 14, 1945)

“Eat at Joe’s” (Joe’s Restaurant)

Calendar Girl

Tenement House

“New Yorkers Since 1784” (Bank of New York)

Pizza Bagel

“Keeping Up With the Joneses”

J-E-T-S (Just End The Season)

Joe Doakes

“From Nine to Five”

“Jeet jet?” / “No, jew?”

Go West, Young Man

Big Durian (summary)

“Who ordered the clean glass?” (Myron Cohen joke about Stage Deli)

“New York is Zabar’s, Zabar’s is New York” (Zabar’s)

“The Sturgeon King” (Barney Greengrass)

Pipe Layer

Hudson Square

Hudson Heights

Kosherfest

“White Shoe” Firm

“Mainhattan” (Frankfurt am Main)

“Now That’s HIP” (Health Insurance Plan of Greater NY)

Double-Decker

Automat (or, Automated Restaurant)

Goo Goo (Good Government)

Sis-boom-bah (skyrocket cheer)