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 28, 2006
“We Do Dishes” (Fishs Eddy)
'We Do Dishes" is in the window of the Fishs Eddy store (dishware and more). It's not a registered trademark, but it's catchy.

http://www.fishseddy.com/page.htm?PG=ourhistory
Seventeen years ago, antique collectors Julie Gaines and Dave Lenovitz came across a small flyfishing town in the Catskills that left a big impression: Fishs Eddy. For Julie and Dave, the name had a uniquely American ring to it, perfect for a store specializing in American sturdyware -- dishware from diners and restaurants across the country. Inspired, they opened a second small shop in Manhattan on Hudson Street and Fishs Eddy was born.
Since then Fishs Eddy has expanded its initial vintage selection to include new designs. Still American made, double-fired, commercial grade sturdyware, Fishs Eddy now includes new patterns by Cynthia Rowley, Nicole Miller and others. More stores were opened to meet the growing demand for Fishs Eddy's vintage and custom wares. The tiny Greenwich Village shop is no longer there, but 3 separate locations have taken its place: the flagship store on Broadway and 19th Street, with additional branches on Manhattan's Upper West Side (Broadway and 77th Street), and Upper East Side (Third Avenue and 79th Street).

Quality? Nothing fishy about that. The business has grown but Fishs Eddy's appreciation for the simple beauty and exceptional durability of classic American dishware remains unchanged. For seventeen years, Julie, Dave and the folks at Fishs Eddy have been dishing it out in New York City. Now they're dishing it out online as well. Happy digging.

(Trademark)
Word Mark FISHS EDDY
Goods and Services IC 042. US 101. G & S: wholesale and retail sale of china primarily for restaurant use. FIRST USE: 19890900. FIRST USE IN COMMERCE: 19900600
Mark Drawing Code (1) TYPED DRAWING
Design Search Code
Serial Number 74177790
Filing Date June 19, 1991
Current Filing Basis 1A
Original Filing Basis 1A
Published for Opposition August 11, 1992
Registration Number 1730038
Registration Date November 3, 1992
Owner (REGISTRANT) FISHS EDDY INC. CORPORATION NEW YORK 889 Broadway New York NEW YORK 10003
Type of Mark SERVICE MARK
Register PRINCIPAL
Affidavit Text SECT 15. SECT 8 (6-YR). SECTION 8(10-YR) 20030303.
Renewal 1ST RENEWAL 20030303
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Posted by Barry Popik
Work/Businesses • (0) Comments • Wednesday, June 28, 2006 • Permalink