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 March 27, 2020
“Just to be clear, we have all agreed that liquor stores are ‘essential’ and schools are not”

The 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic resulted in many school closings. Grocery stores and liquor stores were usually deemed “essential” and were allowed to remain open.

“Just to be clear, we’ve all agreed that liquor stores are ‘essential,’ and schools are not” was posted on Facebook by S.p. Sloan on March 23, 2020. “Just to be clear, we have all agreed that liquor stores are ‘essential’ and schools are not” was posted on Twitter by Logan on March 26, 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.

Facebook
S.p. Sloan
March 23, 2020 at 7:08 PM ·
Just to be clear, we’ve all agreed that liquor stores are “essential,” and schools are not.

Facebook
Brigid Julia Pitts
March 24, 2020 at 11:31 PM ·
Just to be clear, we’ve all agreed that liquor stores are “essential,” and schools are not. YEET.

Twitter
Mike Leach
@CirocNoChaser_
Wisconsin society has decided liquor stores are essential and school isn’t, lit.
6:35 PM · Mar 25, 2020·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
Sean Schofer
@SeanSchofer
Never thought I’d see the day that liquor stores are regarded essential services and schools aren’t but here we are.
7:45 PM · Mar 25, 2020·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
2drink
@2_drinkminimum
What does it say about our society, that Liquor Stores are considered essential but schools are not.
5:32 AM · Mar 26, 2020·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
Logan
@ThoughtsCigar
Just to be clear, we have all agreed that liquor stores are “essential” and schools are not.
10:32 AM · Mar 26, 2020·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
CookieMan
@pcook102
Just to be clear: we have determined that liquor stores are essential and schools are not #CoronavirusLockdown
4:06 PM · Mar 26, 2020 from Texas, USA·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
𝐓𝐨𝐦 𝐇𝐢𝐜𝐤𝐬
@tlhicks713
Just to be clear, we’ve all agreed that liquor stores are “essential” and schools are not.
7:58 PM · Mar 26, 2020·Twitter for Android

Twitter
Tica Patty
@Ticapatty74
So....we all agree? Liquor stores are essential and schools are not?
2:09 PM · Mar 27, 2020·Twitter Web App

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityRestaurants/Bars/Coffeehouses/Food Stores • Friday, March 27, 2020 • Permalink