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 November 11, 2014
“Life is like ice cream—enjoy it before it melts”

“Life is like (an) ice cream—enjoy it before it melts” is a saying that has been printed on many posters. The saying has been cited in print since at least 1994 and is of unknown authorship.
Google Books
For the People By the People

By Darry R J (Darryl Raymund Johnson) Macer
Christchurch, N.Z.: Eubios Ethics Institute
Pg. 393:
Life is like a ice cream ENJOY it before it melts.
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Deepa Shankaranarayanan
” Life’s like an icecream…so, enjoy it before it melts!! “
Google Groups: soc.penpals
Hey Life is Journey… It’s like an ice cream… enjoy it before it melts..
Google Books
Mottos for Success
By Maria Fontaine
Aurora Production
Pg. 7:
Life is like an ice cream: Enjoy it before it melts.
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Salut!! (level 2)
Amruta Deherkar
Life is like an icecream, enjoy it before it melts.
Khris Sy
says Life is a scoop of ice cream… Enjoy it before it melts(mmm) http://plurk.com/p/s0h17
3:25 PM - 5 May 2009
Vivian Lu
Cute Quotes About Life: Life is an ice cream, enjoy it before it melts! If you love life and are looking for so.. http://tinyurl.com/ylsfegh
9:52 AM - 10 Oct 2009
“Life is like an ice cream…enjoy it before it melts…” - Ice cream house http://tumblr.com/xro3sccov
12:12 PM - 31 Oct 2009
Google Books
Explosive Crossroads:
The Continuing Adventures of Luke Dodge, a Young Man Whose Nine Lives All Belong to the Sea

By Christopher Fisher Goldblatt
Bloomington, IN: iUniverse
Pg. 185:
“I am good from here. Have a safe drive back, and remember, life is like ice cream. You must enjoy it before it melts.”
Google Books
Raw Dreamers:
What’s been your catastrophic event?

By Arsalan Akhter
Partridge India
Pg. 68:
Someone else said, “life is like an ice-cream, enjoy it before it melts”—I said okay.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • Tuesday, November 11, 2014 • Permalink

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