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.

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Entry from April 19, 2020
“1920: Alcohol is prohibited 2020: Liquor stores are an essential business”

The 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic resulted in the closures of non-essential businesses. Liquor stores—and, in some states, marijuana stores—were deemed essential businesses.

“1920: Alcohol is prohibited 2020: Liquor stores are an essential business during a national health crisis” was posted on Twitter by RubMor on March 27, 2020.

“1920: Alcohol is prohibited 2020: Marijuana stores are an essential business during a national emergency” was posted on Twitter by Las Vegas Locally on April 20, 2020.


Wikipedia: 2019-20 coronavirus outbreak
The 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic is an ongoing global pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The outbreak was first identified in Wuhan, Hubei, China, in December 2019, and was recognised as a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO) on 11 March 2020.

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RubMor
@QBruby
1920: Alcohol is prohibited
2020: Liquor stores are an essential business during a national health crisis
10:48 PM · Mar 27, 2020·Twitter for Android

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Shelley
@Theshells1111
1920: Alcohol is prohibited
2020: Liquor stores are an essential business during a national health crisis
1:21 PM · Mar 28, 2020·Twitter Web App

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april
@apesnicole
1920: alcohol is prohibited
2020 in Texas: you can now get alcohol to go from restaurants
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RubMor
@QBruby
· Mar 27
1920: Alcohol is prohibited
2020: Liquor stores are an essential business during a national health crisis
3:25 PM · Mar 28, 2020 from Victoria, TX·Twitter for iPhone

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James Bacon
March 28, 2020 at 5:12 PM ·
1920: Alcohol is prohibited
2020: Liquor stores are an essential business during a national health crisis

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@Ivan_Amaurii
1920: Alcohol is prohibited
2020: Liquor stores are an essential business during a national health crisis
Progress.
5:41 PM · Mar 28, 2020·Twitter for iPhone

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@Tals_Mar
1920: alcohol is prohibited
2020: alcohol can be delivered to your house with your dinner
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RubMor
@QBruby
· Mar 27
1920: Alcohol is prohibited
2020: Liquor stores are an essential business during a national health crisis
9:31 PM · Mar 28, 2020·Twitter for iPhone

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Art M
@phillygrappler
1920: Alcohol is prohibited
2020: Beer distributors in PA are considered an essential business during a national health crisis
9:02 AM · Mar 29, 2020·Twitter for iPhone

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Las Vegas Locally
@LasVegasLocally
1920: Alcohol is prohibited
2020: Marijuana stores are an essential business during a national emergency
5:00 AM · Apr 20, 2020 from Las Vegas, NV·Twitter for Android

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Sync Media Network
@joseph_ippolito
1920: Alcohol is prohibited
2020: Marijuana stores are an essential business during a national emergency
9:22 PM · Apr 20, 2020·Twitter Web App

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityRestaurants/Bars/Coffeehouses/Food Stores • Sunday, April 19, 2020 • Permalink