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.

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Entry from February 25, 2018
“Seeing a UPS truck as an adult is the childhood equivalent of seeing an ice cream truck”

Children get excited when they see an ice cream truck; adults get excited when they see a UPS delivery truck pull up. “As an adult waiting on a delivery and seeing a UPS truck pass you by is the equivalent to missing the ice cream truck as a kid” was posted on Twitter on December 31, 2013. “Thanks to Amazon, seeing a UPS truck pull onto your street has become the adult equivalent of an ice cream truck to a kid” was posted on Twitter on March 24, 2014.

“Seeing a UPS truck as an adult is the childhood equivalent of seeing an ice cream truck” was posted on Reddit—Shower Thoughts on February 25, 2018.


Twitter
Hannah‏
@hanyfanyfab
As an adult waiting on a delivery and seeing a UPS truck pass you by is the equivalent to missing the ice cream truck as a kid.
1:38 PM - 31 Dec 2013

Twitter
Angry Monkey Fight‏
@AngryMnkeyFight
Thanks to Amazon, seeing a UPS truck pull onto your street has become the adult equivalent of an ice cream truck to a kid.
12:44 PM - 24 Mar 2014

Twitter
jordan.‏
@jordanfrmgigfam
Seeing a UPS truck come thru your neighborhood is kinda like the ice cream truck coming thru when you was a kid.
12:34 PM - 22 Jun 2015

Twitter
Combat Medic Ziegler‏
@Cordell_Carl
Seeing a UPS truck is like an adult’s equivalent of a kid seeing an ice cream truck.
11:14 AM - 17 Mar 2017

Reddit—Shower Thoughts
Seeing a UPS truck as an adult is the childhood equivalent of seeing an ice cream truck
submitted February 25, 2018 by YAZEED-IX

Twitter
50 Shades of Sarcasm‏
@50Sarcasm
Seeing a UPS truck as an adult is the childhood equivalent of seeing an ice cream truck
11:52 AM - 25 Feb 2018

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityWork/Businesses • Sunday, February 25, 2018 • Permalink