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 October 15, 2016
“There’s always time for a glass of wine”

“There’s always time for a glass of wine” is a saying that has been printed on many signs and wall plaques. Brooklyn’s Poly Prep had “But it’s always time for a glass of wine” as a verse in an alumni song, as printed in the Brooklyn (NY) Daily Eagle on March 3, 1909. “ALWAYS time for a glass of wine” was posted on Twitter on April 17, 2008.
 
The wine signs began appearing everywhere by 2011. “‘There’s always time for a glass of wine’- amen to that! Our popular wine sign is now back in stock!” was posted on Twitter on February 1, 2011.
 
   
3 March 1909, Brooklyn (NY) Daily Eagle, “Poly Prep Alumni Hold Monthly Reunion,” Picture and Sporting Sec., pg. 2, col. 3:
A time for a glass to the buried past,
The years that have taken wing—
But it’s always time for a glass of wine
When this is the toast we sing:
REFRAIN
Come drain a glass to good old Poly Prep!

 
Twitter
bubblewench
‏@bubblewench
@groovymomster ALWAYS time for a glass of wine - slam it if you have to
4:21 PM - 17 Apr 2008
 
Twitter
Karen Wise
‏@wisekaren
@kdjmom3 @GabbyGail There’s always time for a glass of wine!
7:56 PM - 4 May 2009
 
Twitter
Happy Hour, Inc.
‏@happyhour5pm
There’s always time for a glass of wine. Stop what you are doing, find a friend, or two, or more, and open up a bottle you have been saving.
11:36 AM - 12 Jun 2009
 
Twitter
Allison Wright
‏@wrightallison
RT @theblondebirdie: “There’s always time for a glass of wine”- amen to that! Our popular wine sign is now back in stock! http://ow.ly/3NH8M
10:45 AM - 1 Feb 2011
 
Twitter
Justin Heap ▽
‏@justinpheap
There’s always time for a glass of wine…that’s what the sign says. (@ Cascarelli’s Of Homer) http://4sq.com/jRexcu
5:56 PM - 1 Jul 2011
Homer, MI
 
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Dining With Darling
‏@DiningwDarling
I photographed this sign in a Healdsburg shop window-  “There is always time for a glass of wine.”  YES! http://ow.ly/i/1IAOG
7:40 PM - 19 Mar 2013
 
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Sierra Katherine
‏@that1girlSierra
Things I learned tonight: My favorite professor has a “There’s always time for a glass of wine,” painted sign in his kitchen. LOVE. IT.
10:55 PM - 7 Apr 2013
 
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Ellis Ranch Weddings
‏@WeddingRanch
Wine Glass Rack-Glass Holder There’s Always Time For A Glass Of Wine Bar Sign Wine Sign http://pinterest.com/pin/93027548527767452/
8:19 PM - 4 Apr 2014
 
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Stephanea Kendrick
‏@StephKendrick27
FRAMED CANVAS PRINT There’s always time for a glass of wine (16"x12”) printed wall art plaque home d http://pinterest.com/pin/554435404098473764/
1:01 AM - 6 Apr 2014
 
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Priscilla
‏@priscilla2673
#9: There’s always time for a glass of wine vinyl wall quotes decals sayings art letteri… http://amzn.to/1lRMyZA
4:55 PM - 18 May 2014

Posted by Barry Popik
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