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 October 23, 2004
No Soap. Radio
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/No_soap_radio

The Wikipedia entry above is a good explanation of this "joke." Was it born in the Bronx?


18 June 1971, New York Times, pg. 63:
No. 1 is the home of No Soap Radio, a radio commercial production house, which took its name from the last line of a Bronx-born shaggy dog story.
Posted by Barry Popik
Names/Phrases • (0) Comments • Saturday, October 23, 2004 • Permalink