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 November 04, 2022
Black Girl Magic Row (Tompkins Avenue, Bedford-Stuyvesant)

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Wikipedia: Bedford–Stuyvesant, Brooklyn
Bedford–Stuyvesant (/ˈbɛdfərdˈstaɪvəsənt/), colloquially known as Bed–Stuy, is a neighborhood in the northern section of the New York City borough of Brooklyn. Bedford–Stuyvesant is bordered by Flushing Avenue to the north (bordering Williamsburg), Classon Avenue to the west (bordering Clinton Hill), Broadway to the east (bordering Bushwick and East New York), and Atlantic Avenue to the south (bordering Crown Heights and Brownsville).

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If you’re ever in Brooklyn, you must visit Tompkins Avenue, aka “Black Girl Magic Row,” where several Black women own businesses.
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Black business ownership is higher than pre-pandemic. Women are driving that growth
The number of Black-owned businesses is currently more than 30% above pre-pandemic levels. A Brooklyn street nicknamed “Black Girl Magic Row,” exemplifies women helping one another succeed.
6:47 PM · Mar 13, 2022·Twitter for iPhone

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityStreets • Friday, November 04, 2022 • Permalink