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 September 16, 2019
Corn Night (October 30th)

Entry in progress—B.P.
 
Other Halloween-related nights include Cabbage Night, Chalk Night, Devil’s Night, Doorbell Night, Gate Night, Goosey Night, Mischief Night, Moving Night and Soap Night.
 
Wikipedia: Mischief Night
Mischief Night is an informal holiday on which children and teenagers engage in pranks and vandalism. It is known by a variety of names (see below).
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Mischief Night is known in Yorkshire as “Mischievous Night” or the shortened “‘Chievous Night” “Miggy Night”, “Tick-Tack Night”, “Corn Night”, “Trick Night” or “Micky Night” and is celebrated across Northern England on 4 November the night before Bonfire Night.[8] In some areas of Yorkshire, it is extremely popular among thirteen-year-olds as they believe it to be a sort of “coming of age ceremony”.

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