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 June 07, 2006
Taste of the Nation Brooklyn
Brooklyn is part of Share Our Strength's annual "Taste of the Nation" fundraising festival.

http://www.gothamist.com/
June 13: Taste of the Nation Brooklyn
Get a taste of the finest Brooklyn has to offer at this Share Our Strength fundraising event. Sample dishes from Blue Ribbon Sushi, Cake Man Raven, Habana Outpost, the Minnow and more! Empire Fulton-Ferry State Park in DUMBO, 6-7 VIP admission ($125 in advance/$150 day of event), 7-10 general admission ($75 in advance/$90 day of event), tickets available online. For full list of participants and beneficiaries visit brooklyntaste.org.

http://brooklyntaste.org/what/tasteofthenation/
Taste of the Nation®

Share Our Strength's Taste of the Nation, presented by American Express and Jenn-Air®, is the nation's preeminent culinary benefit supporting the fight to end hunger. Every spring, thousands of leaders donate their time and talents at more than 60 events throughout the United States and Canada. The events, which include food and wine tastings, seated dinners, brunches, and barbeques, raise both funds for and awareness of anti-hunger efforts. Each year, Share Our Strength's Taste of the Nation attracts more than 55,000 guests.

National sponsorships of Share Our Strength's Taste of the Nation, combined with local sponsorships and contributions from participating restaurants, chefs, and volunteers, ensure that 100 percent of ticket proceeds from each event supports anti-hunger efforts.

With funds raised through Taste of the Nation, Share Our Strength awards grants to the most effective anti-hunger, anti-poverty organizations on the local, state, national and international level. Since 1988, Share Our Strength's Taste of the Nation has raised more than $55 million, providing support to more than 450 groups working to end hunger and poverty.

http://www.strength.org/brooklyntaste/
Tuesday, June 13th, 2006 @ Tobaco Warehouse
Empire Fulton-Ferry State Park, DUMBO
6-7 pm VIP Preview
7-10 p.m. Main Event
call 877-268-2783
Pre-Sale Tickets: $75 per person ($90 Day of Event)
Pre-Sale VIP Tickets: $125 per person ($150 Day of Event)

(Trademark)
Word Mark TASTE OF THE NATION
Goods and Services IC 036. US 102. G & S: charitable fund raising activities. FIRST USE: 19880500. FIRST USE IN COMMERCE: 19880500
Mark Drawing Code (1) TYPED DRAWING
Design Search Code
Serial Number 74381213
Filing Date April 21, 1993
Current Filing Basis 1A
Original Filing Basis 1A
Published for Opposition October 26, 1993
Registration Number 1817131
Registration Date January 18, 1994
Owner (REGISTRANT) Share Our Strength CORPORATION D.C. 1511 K Street, NW Suite 940 Washington D.C. 20005
Attorney of Record SUSAN J. KOHLMANN
Type of Mark SERVICE MARK
Register PRINCIPAL
Affidavit Text SECT 15. SECT 8 (6-YR). SECTION 8(10-YR) 20040515.
Renewal 1ST RENEWAL 20040515
Live/Dead Indicator LIVE

Posted by Barry Popik
Food Festivals • (0) Comments • Wednesday, June 07, 2006 • Permalink