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 May 02, 2009
Sugar Rush (Sugar High)

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Google Books
Your Child’s Teeth: a parent’s guide to making and keeping them perfect
By Stephen J. Moss
Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin
Pg. 102:
A super-sweet breakfast not only feeds those cavity-causing bacteria, it also gives your child a sugar “high,” which he doesn’t need and which keeps him from getting food that provides a steady, natural level of energy until lunchtime.

Google Books
All Gods’ Children: the cult experience—salvation or slavery?
By Carroll Stoner, Jo Anne Parke
Published by Chilton, 1977
Pg. 136:
Was I supposed to feel good and happy on a ‘sugar high.’

Google Books
21st Century Obstetrics Now!
By Lee Stewart, David Stewart, Suzanne Arms, National Association of Parents & Professionals for Safe Alternatives in Childbirth
Edition: 2, illustrated
Published by NAPSAC
Pg. 533:
Furthermore, if you eat highly refined foods such as sugar, pastries, white flour, etc., the food is absorbed very rapidly causing a sugar “rush” which in turn the body reacts to violently, pushing the sugar levels down again.

Google Books
Happy All the Time: a novel
By Laurie Colwin
Published by Knopf : distributed by Random House, 1978
Pg. 143:
“It’ll take me a week to detoxify,” said Stanley. “Jesus, what a sugar rush. Sybel says that when you eat a lot of sugar, it shows up in your eyes.”

Google Books
The Beverly Hills Medical Diet & Long-Life Anti-Stress Program
By Arnold Fox
Published by Chain-Pinkham Books
Pg. 24
NO MORE ‘SUGAR RUSH’ Much of our sugar addiction is the result of the “sugar rush” that comes from eating refined sugar. A simple carbohydrate such as sugar…

Google Books
Working With Troubled Children
By Victor Savicki and Rosemary Brown
Published by Human Sciences Press
Pg. 235:
Likewise using high-sugar-content items to reinforce quiet behavior may lead to a “sugar high” which is incompatible with quiet behavior.

11 January 1981, New York (NY) Times, “Breakfast After the Train Pulls In” by Nancy Arum, pg. LI8, col. 5:
The ubiquitous doughnut can be found plain, powdered with sugar, dusted with cinnamon or iced in colors. The bright pink, green or yellow icing on those sold at Martinson’s coffee shop for 45 cents may give a jolting sugar rush to the bleary-eyed commuter.

OCLC WorldCat record
Grigadean & friends have fun
Author: Grigadean (Musical group)
Publisher: Austin, TX : Grigadean, 1982.
Edition/Format: Musical LP : 78 rpm : Rock music : English
Contents: Twilight zone (2:00)—Sugar rush (3:05)—The man in the white tuxedo (3:40)—I wanna be cosmic (3:15). 

27 October 1982, The Capital (Annapolis, MD), “Halloween; ritual romp,” pg. 13, col. 3:
A good idea is to have a non-sugary snack waiting at home after the adventure—milk and unsweetened popcorn, for instance—and to keep the children from eating too much of their candy so they won’t have a sugar rush right before bedtime.

25 May 1983, Elyria (OH) Chronicle-Telegram, “How rice, ice cream affect blood sugar,” pg. C9, col. 1:
Some complex carbohydrates cause a blood sugar rush.

OCLC WorldCat record
Stories written by hyper-active, sugar high young adults
Publisher: [Aberdeen, S.D. : Quality Quick Print, 1995]
Edition/Format: Book : English
Summary: “This book was completely written and designed by the members of the Alexander Mitchell Junior High Writing Group, Aberdeen, South Dakota.”

OCLC WorldCat record
Poptart : a fresh, frosted sugar rush through our pre-packaged culture
Author: Liz Langley
Publisher: Altamonte Springs, Fla. : Octavo Books, ©1999.

OCLC WorldCat record
Sugar Rush
Author: D Wellman
Edition/Format: Article : English
Publication: SUPERMARKET BUSINESS, 54, no. 6, (1999): 23-30
Database: British Library Serials

OCLC WorldCat record
Sugar rush
Author: Julie Burchill
Publisher: New York : HarperTempest, 2005.
Edition/Format: Book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : 1st American ed

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