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 Popeyes fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from February 15, 2021
Snownado (snow + tornado)

Entry in progress—BP

The Big Lead
Texas Blizzard Has Now Produced a ‘Snownado’
By Ryan Phillips | Feb 15, 2021, 6:37 PM EST
Things are bad in Texas right now. There’s a massive blizzard blanketing the state, along with single-digit temperatures and statewide blackouts. But perhaps nothing was as terrifying as seeing the word “Snownado” come across my Twitter timeline.

In the East Texas town of Gun Barrell City witnesses recorded what looked like a tornado in the middle of the blizzard. The now-dubbed “Snownado” swirled above Cedar Creek Lake for a bit before dissipating.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityTime/Weather • Monday, February 15, 2021 • Permalink