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 September 16, 2005
Bus Festival
The New York Transit Museum hosts an annual "Bus Festival." It's very moving.

http://www.mta.nyc.ny.us/mta/museum/
New York Transit Museum
12th Annual Bus Festival
Celebrating a Century of the Motor Bus in New York

Saturday, September 17, 2005
10 a.m to 4 p.m.

Columbus Park
Court and Montague Streets, Brooklyn Heights (Behind Brooklyn Borough Hall)

Free Admission

http://www.gothamgazette.com/events/
On September 17, the New York Transit Museum hosts its 12th Annual Bus Festival, which features more than a dozen vintage city buses, dating from 1917 to the 1980s. This year's festival includes "Betsy," a double-decker bus from the Fifth Avenue Coach Company which ran from 1931 to 1953. In addition, the event features guided tours of the fleet, live musical entertainment, hands-on children's workshops, story-telling, and complimentary rides around historic Brooklyn Heights on a horse-drawn omnibus.

The festival is held in Columbus Park on Court Street near Joralemon Street in Brooklyn Heights. It runs from 10 a.m. To 4 p.m.

Posted by Barry Popik
Holidays/Events/Parades • (0) Comments • Friday, September 16, 2005 • Permalink