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.

Recent entries:
“What does breast milk taste like?"/"Umami.” (8/18)
“I’ve got this awful disease where I can’t stop telling airport jokes. Doctor says it’s terminal” (8/18)
“I keep randomly shouting out ‘Broccoli’ and ‘Cauliflower’—I think I might have florets” (8/18)
“Never play hide and seek with mountain ranges because they peak” (8/18)
Entry forthcoming (8/18)
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Entry from November 01, 2005
Brooklyn born, Brooklyn bred, and when I die I’ll be Brooklyn dead
"Brooklyn born, Brooklyn bred, and when I die I'll be Brooklyn dead" is a new statement of Brooklyn pride.

http://www.nynewsday.com/news/local/brooklyn/nyc-fred0728,0,5172852.story
He's Braggin' About Brooklyn
By Jessica DuLong
July 28, 2003, 11:30 AM EDT
There's a saying he uses when people ask Frederick Laverpool Sr. where he's from. "I'm Brooklyn born, Brooklyn bred, and when I die, I'll be Brooklyn dead," intones the 56-year-old founder of Braggin' About Brooklyn.

http://www.brooklyn.net/my_bklyn/my_bklyn_248.html
I'm Brooklyn born and Brooklyn bred and when I die I'll be Brooklyn dead. (But not for some time yet I hope.)

http://saster.net/sgallery/displayimage.php?album=topn&cat=17&pos=6
BROOKLYN BORN BROOKLYN BRED WHEN WE DIE WE WILL BE BROOKLYN DEAD

http://www.meetspot.com/profile.php?username=XeroCooLElite&PHPSESSID=ea679e756275061035172f513805ddca
What is your ethnic background?
Brooklyn born, Brooklyn bred, and in the end I'll be Brooklyn DEAD
Posted by Barry Popik
Names/Phrases • (0) Comments • Tuesday, November 01, 2005 • Permalink