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 Popeyes fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from September 04, 2005
Atlantic Antic
"Atlantic Antic" is one of the city's longest-running street fairs. It takes place on Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn.

31st Anniversary Celebration
Sunday, September 25th, 2005
from 10 am to 6 pm.

The Atlantic Avenue Local Development Corporation is pleased to announce that the 31st annual ATLANTIC ANTIC is scheduled for Sunday, September 25th from 10 am to 6 pm. RAIN OR SHINE!!!!

Last year, there was a huge turnout at our SPECTACULAR Brooklyn street festival.

We invite all local merchants, non-profit organizations, community groups, craft persons/artisans and food vendors to purchase a booth.

Applications can be downloaded by clicking HERE or can be picked up from the office.

For further information, please write to or call 718.875.8993.

For marketing and promotional opportunities at the Antic, please contact auster*events at or call 718.243.1414.

We look forward to seeing you again on September 25th!

27 September 1975, New York Times, Going Out Guide, pg. 20:
One is Atlantic Antic, a street fair on Atlantic Avenue from Buttermilk Channel to Flatbush Avenue from about 11 A.M. to 6 P.M. There will be a marathon, Mayor Beame reading a proclamation, a balloon parade, David Amram's quartet, the Brooklyn Philharmonia Chorus, the pianist Eubie Blake, singers, an art show on the fence of the Brooklyn House of Detention and food.

28 September 1975, New York Times, "2 Camels Help Brooklyn Mark Atlantic Antic Day" by Dena Kleiman, pg. 59:
Yesterday was Atlantic Antic Day, and the camels were part of a parade alongthe mile-and-a-half stretch from Furman Avenue to Flatbush Avenue that was crammed with jazz bands, flea markets, and scores of food stands selling everything from pita stuffed with lamb to crepes.
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