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 20, 2020
New Abnormal

Wikipedia: New normal
A new normal is a state to which an economy, society, etc. settles following a crisis, when this differs from the situation that prevailed prior to the start of the crisis. The term has been used following the financial crisis of 2007-2008, the aftermath of the 2008–2012 global recession, and the COVID-19 pandemic.
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During COVID-19 pandemic, the term new normal has an increasing use to refer the changes of human behavior changes during or after this pandemic. Doctors at the University of Kansas Health System anticipate that the pandemic will change daily life for most people. This includes limiting person-to-person contact, like handshakes and hugs. Additionally, maintaining distance from others or social distancing, in general, will likely stick around.

Wikipedia: The New Abnormal
The New Abnormal is the sixth studio album by American rock band the Strokes, released on April 10, 2020, through Cult and RCA Records. It was their first album in seven years, following Comedown Machine (2013), and their first release since the Future Present Past EP (2016).

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adrian #KBF
@conscious2
Replying to @Chartrambler and @eath1223
It’s called NLP. Programming through suggestion and words. New normal etc repeated often sticks in the psyche. That’s why we must take back the language. The new abnormal. We can both play the NLP game
5:01 PM · Jul 3, 2020·Twitter for Android

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@PsuedoEpiphany
Replying to @Kevin65379773
“The new normal”.  BTW, never use this phrase.  It’s defeatist.  Use the term “The new abnormal”.
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10:31 AM · Jul 20, 2020·Twitter Web App

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