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.

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Entry from August 03, 2022
Big Apple Restaurant (Covington, KY, 1938)

A Big Apple Restaurant existed at 524 Madison Avenue in Covington, Kentucky, from March 1938 to October 1938. The Big Apple Restaurant was almost surely named after the “Big Apple” dance craze of 1937, just one year before.


Newspapers.com
19 March 1938, The Kentucky Post (Covington, KY), pg. 3, col. 3 ad:
Big Apple Restaurant
524 Madison Ave.
Open Day and Night
Try Our Sizzling Steaks and Home-
Made “Big Apple” Pie
Charlie Harrington, Owner

Newspapers.com
21 March 1938, The Kentucky Post (Covington, KY), pg. 2, col. 1 ad:
Big Apple Restaurant
524 MADISON AVE.
SPECIAL NIGHT
LUNCHEON ... 25c
Charlie Harrington, Owner

Newspapers.com
11 June 1938, The Kentucky Post (Covington, KY), pg. 3, col. 5 ad:
Big Apple Restaurant
524 MADISON AVE.
Open Day and Night
Try Our Special —50c and 76c
Complete Dinners
Charlie Harrington, Owner

Newspapers.com
15 October 1938, The Kentucky Post (Covington, KY), pg. 3, col. 6 ad:
Big Apple Restaurant
524 MADISON AVE.
Open Day and Night
PLATE LUNCH
Served from 11 A. M. to 8 P. M.
Includes
Roast Chicken
2 Vegetables
Bread, Butter
Coffee, Tea or Milk
25c
Charles Harrington, Owner

Posted by Barry Popik
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