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 July 25, 2015
Month 06—June

The following words or phrases are about June:

JUNE
“(I Like New York in June) How About You?” (1941)
“Don’t prune in May or June” (gardening adage)
“There are three good reasons to be a teacher: June, July and August”

JUNE 2 (National Rocky Road Day)

JUNE (second Saturday) (Belmont Stakes)
“The luckiest horse wins the Derby, the fastest horse the Preakness, the best horse the Belmont”
Belmont Breeze (former official drink of the Belmont Stakes)
Belmont Jewel (official drink of the Belmont Stakes)
Belmont Park (cocktail)
Big Apple (former official drink of the Belmont Stakes)
Big Sandy (Belmont Park nickname)
Grand Slam (horse racing)
Run for the Carnations (Belmont Stakes)
Test of a Champion (Belmont Stakes)
The Championship Track (Belmont Park nickname)
White Carnation (former official drink of the Belmont Stakes)

JUNE 15 (National Lobster Day)
“I ate at Mary Poppin’s Restaurant. Super cauliflower cheese but the lobster was atrocious!”
“What’s the difference between a large chested lobster and a dirty bus stop?” (joke)
Lobsterrific (lobster + terrific)

JUNE 16 (National Fudge Day)

JUNE 19
Juneteenth (June 19th, or Emancipation Day)

Posted by Barry Popik
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