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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“I used to think drinking a whole pot of coffee by yourself meant you have a problem…” (1/28)
“There are two types of people: those who trust the government and those who have read history” (1/28)
“Starting your day with an early morning run is a great way to make sure your day can’t get worse” (1/28)
“Every law passed is another freedom lost” (1/28)
“Democracy is when people vote the way I tell them to” (1/28)
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Entry from September 09, 2019
Two-Sewer Man (stickball term)

Entry in progress—B.P.

Newspapers.com
26 April 1967, Daily News (New York, NY), “When You and I Were Young, Kiddo!” by Bill Gallo, pg. 38, col. 2:
A TWO-SEWER MAN—When you hit the ball the distance to two manhole covers. The kids who could hit that far were the pride of the neighborhood. This was an achievement.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CitySports/Games • Monday, September 09, 2019 • Permalink