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 September 21, 2005
Mexican Day Parade
The Mexican Day Parade (or Mexican Independence Parade) celebrates Mexico's independence from Spain. The parade began in the 1990s.

New York City has seen a large increase in immigrants from Mexico. The parade has grown significantly, and Mayor Michael Bloomberg marched in the 12th annual Mexican Day Parade on September 18, 2005.

(Google News)
AP New York
Newsday, NY - Sep 18, 2005
... Marches in 12th annual Mexican Day Parade; parade starts at 41st Street and Madison Avenue and goes south to 27th Street, Manhattan.

http://www.tepeyac.org/envetos.html#September16
September 16th - Mexican Independence Parade

The Mexican Independence Parade in New York City is a great celebration that brings together many colorful floats, musical and artistic groups, dancers representing different regions of Mexico, and community leaders. As sponsor you will have the opportunity to promoted your business to thousands of people and through a variety o media outlets. This magnificent event is promoted throughout the Tri-state area which includes Spanish and English radio, TV and newspapers. The parade counts on an attendance of 10,000 people.

Posted by Barry Popik
Holidays/Events/Parades • (0) Comments • Wednesday, September 21, 2005 • Permalink