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 July 04, 2023
“Celebrate your freedom this 4th of July by stopping by a government checkpoint”

Governments often have traffic checkpoints, where drunk driving can be checked. Some of these checkpoints operate on holidays, such as July 4th (Independence Day).
     
“Celebrate your freedom this 4th of July by stopping by a government checkpoint. #not” was posted on Twitter by Alejandro Cuevas on July 3, 2017. “HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY! BE SURE TO CELEBRATE YOUR FREEDOM BY STOPPING BY A GOVERNMENT CHECKPOINT” (shown on an image) was posted on Facebook by Clinton Hodges on July 6, 2018. “CELEBRATE YOUR FREEDOM THIS 4TH OF JULY BY STOPPING BY A GOVERNMENT CHECKPOINT” (shown on an image) was posted on Facebook by John Leckrone on July 1, 2023.
   
     
Twitter
Alejandro Cuevas
@Ninny415
Celebrate your freedom this 4th of July by stopping by a government checkpoint. #not
9:30 PM 路 Jul 3, 2017
   
Facebook
Clinton Hodges
July 6, 2018 at 10:03 PM 路
(The following text is shown on an image.—ed.)
HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY!
BE SURE TO CELEBRATE YOUR FREEDOM
BY STOPPING BY A GOVERNMENT CHECKPOINT
         
Facebook
John Leckrone
July 1, 2023 at 8:18 PM 路
(The following text is shown on an image.—ed.)
CELEBRATE YOUR FREEDOM
THIS 4TH OF JULY
BY STOPPING BY
A GOVERNMENT CHECKPOINT
 
Facebook
Abby Crosby
July 2, 2023 at 4:20 PM 路
I wish we had something to protect people from unreasonable searches and seizures 馃檮
(The following text is shown on an image.—ed.)
CELEBRATE YOUR FREEDOM
THIS 4TH OF JULY
BY STOPPING BY
A GOVERNMENT CHECKPOINT
   
Twitter
Sal the Agorist
@SallyMayweather
(The following text is shown on an image.—ed.)
CELEBRATE YOUR FREEDOM
THIS 4TH OF JULY
BY STOPPING BY
A GOVERNMENT CHECKPOINT
11:46 PM 路 Jul 3, 2023

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityGovernment/Law/Military/Religion /Health • Tuesday, July 04, 2023 • Permalink


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