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 September 20, 2018
“Witch better have my candy”

"Witch better have my candy” is a Halloween saying that has been printed on many images. The saying borrows from “Bitch better have my money” (the title of a 2015 song by Rihanna).

“Witch better have my candy!!” was posted on Twitter by ¥ae Yeezy on January 27, 2012. “Sorry I can’t come to your 4th of July party, I’m filming a Halloween inspired Rihanna video entitled ‘Witch Better Have My Candy’” was posted on Twitter by Alex on July 4, 2015. “Witch Better Have My Candy | T-Shirts, Tank Tops, Sweatshirts… #halloween #halloweenpictures” was posted on Twitter by Halloween Pictures on September 4, 2015. The saying went viral for Halloween in 2015.


Twitter
¥ae Yeezy
@youngpapermaker
Witch better have my candy!! Lol love Martin
12:17 AM - 27 Jan 2012

Twitter
MAN
@Bet_Em_Up
Replying to @Arneshuia
@ManBoomp WITCH BETTER HAVE MY CANDY
9:14 PM - 13 May 2012

Twitter
Alex
@alexh11
Sorry I can’t come to your 4th of July party, I’m filming a Halloween inspired Rihanna video entitled “Witch Better Have My Candy”
12:01 PM - 4 Jul 2015

Twitter
Halloween Pictures
@HalloweenPi
Witch Better Have My Candy | T-Shirts, Tank Tops, Sweatshirts… #halloween #halloweenpictures
9:43 AM - 4 Sep 2015

Twitter
AnniessaGlover
@AnniessaGlover
Halloween is coming🙌🏼 Witch better have my candy 🍂🎃🍬
11:06 PM - 13 Sep 2015

27 October 2015, Oakland (CA) Tribune, “Valley Life: Plumbing Pinterest for all thing pumpkin” by Penny Warner, pg. ?:
I decided to make my own T-shirt with “Witch Better Have My Candy” written across the front.

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Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • Thursday, September 20, 2018 • Permalink