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 Popeye's fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from September 17, 2019
Gate Night (October 30th)

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Other Halloween-related nights include Cabbage Night, Chalk Night, Corn Night, Devil’s Night, Doorbell Night, Goosey Night, Mischief Night, Moving Night and Soap Night.

Wikipedia: Mischief Night
Mischief Night is an informal holiday on which children and teenagers engage in pranks and vandalism. It is known by a variety of names (see below)
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It is known as “Gate Night” in New Hampshire, West Kootenay (British Columbia), Vancouver Island, Winnipeg, Thunder Bay (Ontario), Bay City (Michigan), Rockland County (New York), North Dakota and South Dakota; as “Mat Night” in English-speaking Quebec; and as “Devil’s Night” in many places throughout Canada, Michigan, and western Pennsylvania.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityTime/Weather • Tuesday, September 17, 2019 • Permalink