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.

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Entry from January 16, 2011
“Candy is dandy, but liquor is quicker”

Entry in progress—B.P.

Wikiquote: Ogden Nash
Ogden Nash (19 August 1902 – 19 May 1971) was an American poet.

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Candy
Is Dandy
But liquor
Is quicker.
. “Reflections on Ice-Breaking” in Hard Lines (1931); this statement is often misattributed to Dorothy Parker.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • (0) Comments • Sunday, January 16, 2011 • Permalink