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 May 24, 2021
Lane of Lights and Laughter (Broadway)

Entry n progress—BP

Wikipedia: Broadway (Manhattan)
Broadway (/ˈbrɔːdweɪ/) is a road in the U.S. state of New York. Broadway runs from State Street at Bowling Green for 13 mi (21 km) through the borough of Manhattan and 2 mi (3.2 km) through the Bronx, exiting north from New York City to run an additional 18 mi (29 km) through the Westchester County municipalities of Yonkers, Hastings-On-Hudson, Dobbs Ferry, Irvington, and Tarrytown, and terminating north of Sleepy Hollow.
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Broadway in Manhattan is known widely as the heart of the American commercial theatrical industry, and is used as a metonym for it, as well as in the names of alternative theatrical ventures such as Off-Broadway and Off-off-Broadway.

Newspapers.com
8 September 1925, Asbury Park (NJ) Evening Press, “Minute Movies,” pg. 14, col. 1:
SEE THE “SHOTS” OF GAY, GLITTERING BROADWAY, NEW YORK’S LANE OF LIGHTS AND LAUGHTER.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityStreets • Monday, May 24, 2021 • Permalink