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 July 17, 2020
“Studying abroad? Take the broad out to dinner before you study her”

Entry in progress—B.P.

McSweeney’s Internet Tendency
JUNE 13, 2014
DAD’S JOKES EXPLAINED
by BEN ROSEN
(...)
YOU: DAD, I’M THINKING OF STUDYING ABROAD.
DAD: WELL, I HOPE YOU TAKE THE BROAD OUT FOR DINNER BEFORE YOU STUDY HER.(...)

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityEducation/Schools • Friday, July 17, 2020 • Permalink