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 April 22, 2023
“Did you hear Spider-Man made himself a winter jacket out of Greek bread? It was a Pita Parka”

The comic superhero Spider-Man’s secret identity is Peter Parker. To a New Yorker (or Boston resident) who drops “r” letters, this can sound like “Pita Parka.”
             
“RT @erasing: Did you hear Spider-Man made himself a winter jacket out of Greek bread? It was a Pita Parka. Thank you. Goodnight” was posted on Twitter by jeffrey macklin on February 8, 2010. “Did you hear that Spider-Man made himself a winter jacket out of Greek bread? It was a PITA PARKA” was posted on Reddit—Dadjokes on June 17, 2018.
     
“Did you know that Spider-Man has a winter jacket made out of Mediterranean flatbread? It’s a pita parka” was posted on Reddit—Jokes on June 16, 2020. “Did you know that Spiderman has a winter jacket made entirely of Mediterranean flat bread. It’s a Pita Parka” was posted on Reddit—Dadjokes on February 21, 2021. “Spiderman has a winter jacket made of Mediterranean flatbread. It’s called a Pita Parka” was posted on Reddit—Dadjokes on April 21, 2023.
   
   
Wikipedia: Spider-Man
Spider-Man is a superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. Created by writer-editor Stan Lee and artist Steve Ditko, he first appeared in the anthology comic book Amazing Fantasy #15 (August 1962) in the Silver Age of Comic Books. He has been featured in comic books, television shows, films, video games, novels, and plays.
 
Spider-Man’s secret identity is Peter Parker, a teenage high school student and an orphan raised by his Aunt May and Uncle Ben in New York City after his parents Richard and Mary Parker died in a plane crash.
   
Twitter
jeffrey macklin (he/him)
@jacksoncreek
har har RT @erasing: Did you hear Spider-Man made himself a winter jacket out of Greek bread? It was a Pita Parka. Thank you. Goodnight.
11:21 PM · Feb 8, 2010
   
Twitter
Bryan Garvin
@bryangarvin
You hear Spider-Man made himself a winter jacket out of Greek bread? It was a Pita Parka. Thank you. Goodnight. (via @adamkempa & @erasing)
3:58 PM · Feb 10, 2010
   
Twitter
brooke
@brookiiekinzz
“@ColeRSimmons: If Spiderman doesn’t want his pita chips to get wet, does he use a pita parka?”  GOOD ONE! 👍😂
12:44 AM · Aug 25, 2013
   
Twitter
Dustin Bruley
@DustinBruley
New business idea: Open Spiderman themed shop in Boston specializing in Greek sandwiches & jackets, called Pita Parka.
9:44 PM · Apr 12, 2014
   
Twitter
Tara Cottontail
@taradinoc
What does Spider-Man use to keep his sandwiches warm in the winter?
A pita parka.
7:39 PM · Mar 14, 2015
   
Twitter
Daily PUNishment
@DailyPunishmen1
A Greek restaurant owner in Boston decided to market his Spiderman Super-gyro. Instead of the normal sandwich board, he wore a Pita Parka.
5:38 PM · Jul 29, 2016
   
Twitter
Jay Burnam
@jayburnam
Someone needs to invent a miniature Spider-Man™ themed jacket designed to keep Greek bread warm and call it a “Pita Parka” yikes guys many apologies so so sorry.
6:04 PM · Dec 28, 2017
   
Twitter
DJB
@danajaybein
There’s a Spider-Man themed Mediterranean restaurant opening in Boston called Pita Parka.
5:18 PM · Jun 11, 2018
 
Reddit—Dadjokes
Posted by u/fh132 June 17, 2018
Did you hear that Spider-Man made himself a winter jacket out of Greek bread?
It was a PITA PARKA
   
Reddit—Jokes
Posted by u/ibathedaily June 16, 2020
Did you know that Spider-Man has a winter jacket made out of Mediterranean flatbread?
It’s a pita parka.
 
Reddit—Dadjokes
Posted by u/VERBERD February 21, 2021
Did you know that Spiderman has a winter jacket made entirely of Mediterranean flat bread.
It’s a Pita Parka.
   
Twitter
Dad Jokes
@Dadsaysjokes
Did you know that Spiderman has a winter jacket made entirely of Mediterranean flat bread.
It’s a Pita Parka.
7:11 AM · Apr 13, 2023
 
Reddit—Dadjokes
Posted by u/subsailor1968 April 21, 2023
Spiderman has a winter jacket made of Mediterranean flatbread.
It’s called a Pita Parka.
COMMENTS
DiedWhileDictating
Pita Parka - The Amazing Spider-Naan!

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • Saturday, April 22, 2023 • Permalink


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