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 August 03, 2022
Big Apple Cafe (Calgary, Alberta, 1938-1940)

A Big Apple Cafe existed at 1112 First Street West in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, from 1938 until 1940. The Big Apple Cafe was almost surely named after the “Big Apple” dance craze of 1937, just one year before.


Newspapers.com
20 February 1939, Calgary (Alberta) Herald, pg. 10, col. 7:
A brown leather purse, containing about $3, was stolen Sunday afternoon from Mrs. A. Morrison, in the Big Apple Cafe, 1112 First street west.

Newspapers.com
26 April 1939, The Albertan (Calgary, Alberta), pg. 13, col. 1 ad:
FREE
COFFEE
TODAY
To Celebrate Our
FIRST ANNIVERSARY
(...)
The Big Apple Cafe
1112 First Street West

Newspapers.com
25 November 1939, Calgary (Alberta) Herald, pg. 9, col. 5 ad:
BIG APPLE CAFE
HOME COOKED MEALS
BY ANN MORRISON
ROAST CHICKEN, with Dressing ... 35 c
1112 FIRST STREET WEST
2 doors south of Isis Theatre M4929

Newspapers.com
6 February 1940, Calgary (Alberta) Herald, pg. 9, col. 1 ad:
BIG APPLE CAFE
The Home of the Home-Cooked Meals
SMALL STEAK 25c
1112 First Street West—M4929

Newspapers.com
27 February 1940, Calgary (Alberta) Herald, pg. 9, col. 7 ad:
BIG APPLE CAFE
THE HOME OF THE HOME-
COOKED MEALS
1112 First Street West—M4929

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityRestaurants/Bars/Coffeehouses/Food Stores • Wednesday, August 03, 2022 • Permalink