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. Now a Popeyes fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

Recent entries:
“Somewhere between a donut and a juice cleanse” (7/13)
“Somewhere between a doughnut and a juice cleanse” (7/13)
Entry in progress—BP47 (7/13)
Entry in progress—BP46 (7/13)
Entry in progress—BP45 (7/13)
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“First to Conquer Living Space” (Castro Convertibles)

“I’m not only the Hair Club president, I’m also a client” (Hair Club for Men)

“We’re the King of Beef” (Old Homestead)


“Pop. 208 Elev. 100 ft.” (Burritoville)

Mr. Big

Patrolio (NY Fire Patrol)

“Fitness for Women” (Lucille Roberts)

“I will bring you down to Chinatown!”

Never let them see you sweat! (Dry Idea commercial)

Wonder City of the World

“Supermarkets for Savings” (C-Town)

Orchid Show (New York Botanical Garden)

“We Know the Neighborhood!” & “The Meat Supermarket” (Western Beef)

“Wizard of Moving” (Oz Moving & Storage)

Corned Beef and Cabbage (Jiggs dinner)

Yankees of Chess (Hunter College Campus Schools & Murrow HS)

“World’s Most Popular Hotel” (Hotel Pennsylvania)

Hindoo or Hindu (handball term)

“We build futures one success story at a time” (Stanley Kaplan)

“We make money the old-fashioned way. We EARN it” (Smith Barney)

“When E. F. Hutton talks, people listen” (E. F. Hutton)

“Bullish on America” (Merrill Lynch)

“One client at a time” (Morgan Stanley)

Little Flatiron Building (Herring Lock and Safe Company Building)

Team Turmoil (1977 New York Yankees, 2005-06 New York Knicks)

Quinnipiac (“Q-poll”) & Marist polls

Bir Zeit on the Hudson (Columbia University)

“Getting there is half the fun” (Cunard)

Studio Apartment

Knickerbotchers (Knickerbockers or Knicks nickname)

Human High Tide

Gang Buster or Gangbuster

Big Raisin (summary)

Big Peach

Push-in robbery

Almighty Dollar

NY1 (“just one guy”)

Noo Yawk; New Yawk; Noo York

Marketplace for the World (Javits Convention Center)