A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

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Entry from October 31, 2010
Kaboom Town (Addison nickname)

Addison (in Dallas County) started its July 4th week fireworks tradition in 1986, trademarked as “Kaboom Town!” The “Kaboom Town” nickname has sometimes been used for the city on dates other than the July 4th celebrations.


Wikipedia: Addison, Texas
Addison is a city in Dallas County, Texas (USA). The population was 14,166 at the 2000 census, and 15,737 according to a 2009 estimate. Addison is a northern suburb of Dallas. The city calls itself the Town of Addison but it is incorporated as a city.

Addison, Texas
Kaboom Town 2010
Saturday, July 3—5pm to Midnight
Addison Circle Park
Rated one of the top places to watch fireworks in the country by the American Pyrotechnics Association, USA Today, Travel + Leisure and The Wall Street Journal, the nationally-recognized fireworks show can be seen from anywhere in Addison, including the Addison Circle Park watching party, many of Addison’s 170 restaurants, 22 hotels and more.

The dazzling 30-minute fireworks show is choreographed to music and a live radio simulcast on 100.3 JACK FM. Stay after the fireworks show for a free movie. Plus there is great food, live music and the spectacular Cavanaugh Flight Museum Warbird Flyover.

11 April 1999, Kerrville (TX) Times, pg. 50 ad:
1-800-METROPLEX
ADDISON
(...)
On July 3rd, Addison lights up the sky with its Kaboom Town fireworks extravaganza.

(Trademark)
Word Mark KABOOM TOWN!
Goods and Services (ABANDONED) IC 041. US 100 101 107. G & S: Entertainment services, namely, fireworks displays; Organizing community festivals featuring a variety of activities, namely, sporting events, art exhibitions, flea markets, ethnic dances and the like. FIRST USE: 19860731. FIRST USE IN COMMERCE: 19860731
Standard Characters Claimed
Mark Drawing Code (4) STANDARD CHARACTER MARK
Serial Number 77690220
Filing Date March 13, 2009
Current Filing Basis 1A
Original Filing Basis 1A
Owner (APPLICANT) Town of Addison, Texas municipal corporation TEXAS ATTN: City Manager P.O. Box 9010 Addison TEXAS 75001
Attorney of Record J. F. CHESTER
Type of Mark SERVICE MARK
Register PRINCIPAL
Other Data Mark is used in connection with the herein claimes goods/services by Applicant in Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Arkansas and Louisiana
Live/Dead Indicator DEAD
Abandonment Date April 28, 2010

(Trademark)
Word Mark A ADDISON KABOOM TOWN
Goods and Services IC 041. US 100 101 107. G & S: Entertainment services, namely, fireworks displays; Organizing community festivals featuring a variety of activities, namely, art exhibitions, heritage markets, ethnic dances, and the like. FIRST USE: 20000630. FIRST USE IN COMMERCE: 20000630
Mark Drawing Code (3) DESIGN PLUS WORDS, LETTERS, AND/OR NUMBERS
Design Search Code 01.01.05 - Stars - one or more stars with seven or more points
26.01.06 - Circles, semi; Semi-circles
26.01.08 - Circles having letters or numerals as a border; Circles having punctuation as a border; Letters, numerals or punctuation forming or bordering the perimeter of a circle
27.03.05 - Objects forming letters or numerals
Trademark Search Facility Classification Code LETS-1 A A single letter, multiples of a single letter or in combination with a design
SHAPES-ASTRO Astronomical shapes consisting of celestial bodies, globes and geographical maps
SHAPES-CIRCLE Circle figures or designs including semi-circles and incomplete circles
SHAPES-MISC Miscellaneous shaped designs
Serial Number 77692527
Filing Date March 17, 2009
Current Filing Basis 1A
Original Filing Basis 1A
Published for Opposition December 22, 2009
Registration Number 3756865
Registration Date March 9, 2010
Owner (REGISTRANT) Town of Addison, Texas municipal corporation TEXAS ATTN: City Manager P.O. Box 9010 Addison TEXAS 75001
Attorney of Record J. F. CHESTER
Disclaimer NO CLAIM IS MADE TO THE EXCLUSIVE RIGHT TO USE “ADDISON” APART FROM THE MARK AS SHOWN
Description of Mark Color is not claimed as a feature of the mark. The mark consists of THE LOWER CASE LETTER “A” HAVING AN 8-POINTED STAR FORMING THE CENTER OF THE “A,” AND WITH THE WORDS “ADDISON KABOOM TOWN!” FORM A SEMI-CIRCLE AROUND THE “A”.
Type of Mark SERVICE MARK
Register PRINCIPAL
Live/Dead Indicator LIVE

Posted by Barry Popik
Texas (Lone Star State Dictionary) • (0) Comments • Sunday, October 31, 2010 • Permalink