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 Popeye's fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from April 24, 2017
“Wine flies when you’re having fun”

“Time flies when you’re having fun” is an old saying. “Wine flies when you’re having fun” is a popular variation that has been printed on many images.

“Wine flies when you’re having fun” was printed in an advertisement in the Los Angeles (CA) Times on August 10, 2005. “Time flies when you’re having rum” is a related saying.


10 August 2005, Los Angeles (CA) Times, pg. F7, col. 1 ad:
WORLD MARKET
Wine flies when you’re having fun

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LynnB‏
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@widneywoman Yes, WINE flies when you’re having fun...LOL. #tmwc
9:33 PM - 9 Jan 2009

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Wine flies when you’re having fun.
6:55 PM - 28 Jun 2009

2 December 2009, Portland (ME) Press Herald, “The right stuffers: Looking for something new and different - and local - for a favorite foodie for the holidays? Check out our short list of stuff for the stocking” by Meredith Goad, pg. F1:
. Francis calls her collection of 200 to 250 fortunes “bumper-sticker quotes” that are meant to be inspirational or funny. Examples? “Wine flies when you’re having fun” and “If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun.”

Inspirational Quotes Gazette
TOP 35 FUNNY WINE QUOTES FOR MY WINE-LOVING FRIENDS
February 18, 2016 by summer
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Wine flies when you’re having fun!

Wine Esquire
Wine Flies When You’re Having Fun
APRIL 8, 2016 ~ WINE ESQUIRE
Exactly one week ago, I was sitting in Queens[1], waiting for my Lyft to bring me to Bordeaux[2].

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Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • Monday, April 24, 2017 • Permalink