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 July 25, 2015
Month 08—August

The following words or phrases are about August:

AUGUST
“August already? September is practically next week. Time to pick out a Halloween costume”
“August is just gold wind”
“August is like the Sunday of summer”
“Every summer has a story”
“Every summer has its own story (but mine is a novel)”
“It’s unsticking your thighs from plastic chairs season”
“Less Monday, more summer”
“Less Mondays, more summer”
“Live every day like it’s a summer Friday”
“Live every day like it’s summer Friday”
“Live every Friday like it’s a summer Friday”
“Summer means about three months of no school shootings”
“Summer nights and ballpark lights”
“Summer nights and bonfire lights”
“Summer should get a speeding ticket”
“The August place to be” (Saratoga Race Course)
“The only man worth chasing this summer is the ice cream man”
“There are three good reasons to be a teacher: June, July and August”
“Two seasons—winter and August”
August Mecca (Saratoga nickname)

AUGUST 14
V-J Day Kiss (August 14, 1945)

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityCalendar • Saturday, July 25, 2015 • Permalink