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 April 15, 2017
Easter Eggstravaganza (eggs + extravaganza)

An Easter “Eggstravaganza” (eggs + extravaganza) is a popular way to say Easter events. “Friends, we hope you can meet with us at our Easter egg-stravaganza “ was published in a Kansas newspaper in 1903.

The New York (NY) Evening World published “An Easter Egg-stravaganza”—a list of egg puns—on March 30, 1904.


OCLC WorldCat record
Columbus; or, The original pitch in a-merry-key : an eggcentric eggstravaganza in five notes of eggsclamation. The eggsposition! The eggspedition!! The eggscursion!!! The eggsplanation!!!! The eggsaltation!!!!!
Author: Alfred Thompson
Publisher: [London] : [publisher not identified], [1869?]
Edition/Format: Print book : English

2 April 1903, Burlingame (KS) Enterprise, pg. 9, col. 1:
Friends, we hope you can meet with us at our Easter egg-stravaganza on Easter Friday evening, April 10, at eggs-actly eight o’clock, at the residence of Thos. Edwards.

CHronicling America
30 March 1904, The Evening World (New York, NY), pg. 14, col. 7:
An Easter Egg-stravaganza.
QUESTION and answer game for the Easter season is called an “Easter Extravaganza.”

9 April 1914, Elkhart (IN) Daily Review, “Society Events,” pg. 5, col. 1:
During a social hour the forty participants had much fun in guessing a series of “Easter Eggstravaganza” words and filling in blank spaces in a “romance.”

OCLC WorldCat record
Mickey and friends coloring and press-on stickers book : easter eggstravaganza.
Author: Elaine Lonergan
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Golden Press, 2000.
Edition/Format: Print book : English

ink stains
Tuesday, March 11, 2008
Easter Sentiments & Quotes - Religious & Not
(...)
Easter Eggstravaganza

OCLC WorldCat record
The Easter eggs-travaganza
Author: Scott Peterson
Publisher: Disney Press, 2012.
Series: Disney Phineas and Ferb, 8
Edition/Format: Print book : Fiction : Preschool : English
Database: WorldCat
Summary:
It’s Easter, and what better way for Phineas and Ferb to celebrate than to throw a giant festival in their backyard, complete with rockin’ bands and candy-shooting cannons? But when their older sister, Candace, learns about their plans, she’s determined to bust her brothers once and for all! Includes stickers.

OCLC WorldCat record
The Muppets: Easter eggstravaganza!
Author: Martha T Ottersley; Amy Mebberson
Publisher: New York: Little Brown & Co 2013.
Series: Muppets
Edition/Format: Print book : Fiction : Primary school : English
Database: WorldCat
Summary:
The Muppets wake up to big Easter surprises! Magical eggs are hidden everywhere in the Muppet Theater! Read all the riddles and help the Muppets guess what is inside their Easter eggs before finding the answers under each flap.

(Trademark)
Word Mark EASTER EGGSTRAVAGANZA
Goods and Services (CANCELLED) IC 029. US 046. G & S: processed coconut and baking coconut. FIRST USE: 20000315. FIRST USE IN COMMERCE: 20000315
(CANCELLED) IC 030. US 046. G & S: candy; cocoa; chocolate; baking chocolate. FIRST USE: 20000315. FIRST USE IN COMMERCE: 20000315
Mark Drawing Code (1) TYPED DRAWING
Serial Number 75172721
Filing Date September 27, 1996
Current Basis 1A
Original Filing Basis 1B
Published for Opposition December 16, 1997
Registration Number 2556238
Registration Date April 2, 2002
Owner (REGISTRANT) HERSHEY CHOCOLATE & CONFECTIONERY CORPORATION CORPORATION DELAWARE 5060 WARD ROAD INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY DEPARTMENT WHEAT RIDGE COLORADO 80033
Assignment Recorded ASSIGNMENT RECORDED
Attorney of Record MARTHA L CECIL-FEW
Type of Mark TRADEMARK
Register PRINCIPAL
Live/Dead Indicator DEAD
Cancellation Date January 10, 2009

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