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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“I need a six month vacation, twice a year” (4/29)
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“Work is for those who don’t know what fishing is!” (4/29)
“If the ocean was whiskey and i was a duck…” (4/29)
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Entry from March 17, 2013
“Reporters are never on vacation” (journalism adage)

Entry in progress—B.P.

Poynter
Gone Fishin’: Why vacations matter
by Chip Scanlan
Published June 18, 2007 10:09 am
(...)
Writers are never on vacation. Deadlines loom even when you’re sitting on the beach. Paranoia can set in about stories that will appear when you’re lolling in a hammock.

That’s been my experience at least.

MediaJobsDaily
Today’s Journalists: Never On Vacation
By Rachel Kaufman on June 29, 2010 5:41 PM
This simple Twitter exchange may feel familiar to anyone in journalism—or in any facet of media, actually. We’re all victims of the 24 hour news cycle now.

SI.com (Sports Illustrated)
Posted: Tuesday April 19, 2011 11:29AM ; Updated: Tuesday April 19, 2011 11:35AM
MEDIA CIRCUS
Richard Deitsch
March Media Power List
1. Rick Maese, NFL reporter, Washington Post: There’s an old axiom that reporters, especially great ones, are never on vacation.

Twitter
Bryan FischerVerified account
‏@BryanDFischer
I don’t even know what a vacation is anymore. RT @PUBLISIDE: A true reporter is never on vacation.
6:08 PM - 5 Jun 12

Posted by Barry Popik
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