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 March 11, 2019
“What do you call a $1,000 door?"/"A grand entrance.”

$1,000 is called a “grand.” A “grand entrance” has nothing to do with money, but there are puns. This riddle was posted on Reddit—Jokes on March 8, 2019:

Q: What do you call a $1000 door?
A: A grand entrance.


“Would a $1,000 door be a grand entrance?” was posted on Reddit—Oneliners on March 10, 2019.


Reddit—Jokes
Posted by u/JekyllAndSnide March 8, 2019
What do you call a $1000 door?
A grand entrance

Twitter
Mr. Drinks On Me
@Mr_DrinksOnMe
What do you call a $1,000 door?
A grand entrance.
9:31 AM - 8 Mar 2019

LaffGaff
By laffgaff March 9, 2019
Expensive Door Joke
What do you call a $1,000 door?
A grand entrance.

Reddit—Oneliners
Posted by u/madazzahatter March 10, 2019
Would a $1,000 door be a grand entrance?

Twitter
Afrika Now
@WokeAFRIKAN
Would a $1,000 door be a grand entrance?
11:12 PM - 10 Mar 2019

Twitter
Living Sarcasm
@SarcasmLiving
Would a $1,000 door be a grand entrance?
12:59 AM - 11 Mar 2019

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityBuildings/Housing/Parks • Monday, March 11, 2019 • Permalink