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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Entry from October 25, 2013
Bushwickan (inhabitant of Bushwick, Brooklyn)

“Bushwickan” is the name of an inhabitant of Bushwick, in the borough of Brooklyn. The name “Bushwickan” has been cited in print since at least 2009. “Bushwickan” is infrequently used, possibly because of its similarity to “wiccan” (someone who practices witchcraft). However, “Bushwickans” was used in a headline in The Brooklyn Paper on October 25, 2013.
An inhabitant of Bushwick is also called a “Bushwicker” or a “Bushwickian.”
Wikipedia: Bushwick, Brooklyn

is a lower middle class neighborhood in the northern part of the New York City borough of Brooklyn. The neighborhood, formerly Brooklyn’s 18th Ward, is now part of Brooklyn Community Board 4. It is served by the NYPD’s 83rd Precinct and is represented in the New York City Council as part of Districts 34 and 37.
Bushwick is bound by Williamsburg to the west, East New York to the east, Bedford-Stuyvesant and Brownsville to the south, and Ridgewood, Queens to the north.[4] It is served by Postal Service zip codes 11207, 11221 and 11237. Bushwick was once an independent town and has undergone various territorial changes throughout its history.
Bushwick Open Studios & Arts Festival
MAY 26, 2009
So you think you can dance in Bushwick?
Hey all my Bushwickans, Bushwickers—or whatever all you folks who reside in Bushwick, Brooklyn like to consider yourself—doesn’t it make you feel all warm and fuzzy inside when you hear about all the great things happening in Bushwick?
mariya pylayev
Confessions of a Bushwickan (-er? -ite?): I Heart Ridgewood http://p.ost.im/p/eShDmN  @BushwickDaily
8:10 AM - 22 Nov 11
The Brooklyn Paper
October 25, 2013 / Brooklyn news / Bushwick
Bushwickans: Rezoning for development is fool’s Rhein-gold
A proposed cluster of high-rise apartment buildings in an industrial part of Bushwick that opponents say will overwhelm the neighborhood with traffic and further spike rents got the green light from a city panel on Wednesday.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityWorkers/People • Friday, October 25, 2013 • Permalink

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