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 April 18, 2010
House of Countless Drops (bar)

Entry in progress—B.P.

13 May 1944, New York (NY) Amsterdam News, “Dan Burley’s Back Door Stuff,” pg. 6B:
Light jiving on a Diminished Seventh:
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It was a deuce of haircuts on the backbeat of the ace moon of the mellow dim, and this skull was laying some hard ivory rattling in the House of Countless Drops on the fag end of the Main Drag of Many Tears.
(...)
Just about then, a brace of Hard Johns cruise in the House of Countless Drops.
(...)
House of Countless Drops—bar and grill.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityRestaurants/Bars/Bakeries/Food Stores • (0) Comments • Sunday, April 18, 2010 • Permalink