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 June 12, 2006
“The best jeans and sneaker stores in America” (V.I.M.)
V.I.M. started in Brooklyn and proudly declares its slogan: "The best jeans and sneaker stores in America."

Its website say it's been around since 1977, but trademark records say 1972.

http://www.vim.com/
THE BEST JEANS AND SNEAKER STORES IN AMERICA.
ESTABLISHED IN 1977 - 30 STORES IN THE GREATER NEW YORK METROPOLITAN AREA

(Trademark)
Word Mark V.I.M.
Goods and Services (CANCELLED) IC 042. US 101. G & S: Retail Store Services in the Field of Jeans, Footwear, Luggage, Fragrances, Cosmetics, Jewelry, Watches and Electronic Items. FIRST USE: 19720300. FIRST USE IN COMMERCE: 19720300
Mark Drawing Code (5) WORDS, LETTERS, AND/OR NUMBERS IN STYLIZED FORM
Design Search Code
Serial Number 73471154
Filing Date March 19, 1984
Current Filing Basis 1A
Original Filing Basis 1A
Published for Opposition October 16, 1984
Registration Number 1311676
Registration Date December 25, 1984
Owner (REGISTRANT) Nakash, Inc. CORPORATION NEW YORK 1351 Broadway Brooklyn NEW YORK 11221
Attorney of Record Robert A. Spiegelman
Prior Registrations 1096338
Description of Mark The drawing is lined for the colors red and blue.
Type of Mark TRADEMARK
Register PRINCIPAL
Live/Dead Indicator DEAD
Cancellation Date April 1, 1991

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityWork/Businesses • Monday, June 12, 2006 • Permalink


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