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 July 24, 2019
“An ice cream van crashed on my street yesterday. The whole area was coned off”

Sometimes streets are “coned off,” and there’s a joke about that. “Been to an ice cream mans funeral today, couldn’t park anywhere! It was all coned off .....” was posted on Twitter by Richard Bagshaw on May 24, 2009. “BBC News: Ice cream van driver hut in Northampton crash. Police were there like a Rocket, did a Fab job and soon had the area coned off” was posted on Twitter by Steve Varty on May 24, 2010.

“An ice cream van exploded in the street earlier. When I got there the area was already coned off. Hundreds and thousands had to be evacuated” was posted on Twitter by Gene Hunt on June 3, 2011. “An ice cream van exploded in Daventry today. Details are flaky, but Police have coned off the area. Hundreds and thousands had to be rescued” was posted on Twitter by Chris Heaton-Harris on August 12, 2014. “Hundreds and thousands” are sprinkles.

“An ice cream van crashed on my street yesterday the whole area was coned off” was posted on Twitter by Shit Jokes on February 20, 2017.


Twitter
Richard Bagshaw
@bagwaa
Been to an ice cream mans funeral today, couldn’t park anywhere! It was all coned off .....
2:15 PM · May 24, 2009·Twitter Web Client

Twitter
Steve Varty
@4EverSteve
BBC News: Ice cream van driver hut in Northampton crash. Police were there like a Rocket, did a Fab job and soon had the area coned off.
4:47 AM · May 24, 2010·TweetDeck

Twitter
Robin Flavell
@RobinFlavell
Replying to
@MrMichaelSpicer
@NeilDevon
An ice-cream van exploded outside my office yesterday. When I got there the area was already coned off.
3:50 PM · Jun 30, 2010·Twitter Web Client

Twitter
Robin Flavell
@RobinFlavell
Replying to
@TheRealSteveDay
@DeafSteve
There was an explosion in an ice cream van outside my office at lunchtime. When I got there the area was already coned off.
11:13 AM · Aug 17, 2010·Twitter Web Client

Twitter
Gene Hunt ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
@GeneHunt
An ice cream van exploded in the street earlier. When I got there the area was already coned off. Hundreds and thousands had to be evacuated
9:59 AM · Jun 3, 2011·Twitter Web Client

Twitter
Chris Heaton-Harris
@chhcalling
An ice cream van exploded in Daventry today. Details are flaky, but Police have coned off the area. Hundreds and thousands had to be rescued
3:01 AM · Aug 12, 2014·Hootsuite

Twitter
Shit Jokes
@ShitJokes
An ice cream van crashed on my street yesterday the whole area was coned off.
7:31 AM · Feb 20, 2017·Twitter for Android

Twitter
🤣 The Dad Joke Man 😉
@DadJokeMan
An ice cream van crashed down our road…
The whole area is coned off.
#hottestdayoftheyear #heatwave ☀️🍦
2:27 AM · Jul 25, 2019·Twitter for iPhone

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