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 April 30, 2016
Grope and Fail (Globe and Mail nickname)

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The Globe and Mail

The Globe and Mail is a nationally distributed Canadian newspaper owned by The Woodbridge Company, based in Toronto and printed in six cities across the country. With a weekly readership of approximately 950,000 in 2011, it is Canada’s largest-circulation national newspaper and second-largest daily newspaper after the Toronto Star. The Globe and Mail is regarded by some as Canada’s “newspaper of record”. Due to its long association with its city of origin, it is often referred to as the Toronto Globe & Mail though this is not how the paper is marketed.

Google Groups: rec.sport.hockey
Arguing with a Leaf Fan
Mike Godfrey
In article <36s97p$q...@yorktown.ee.mcgill.ca>,

Eric Masson wrote:
>Come by the neighbouring province to the east and you’ll find a good number of
>newstands where the Gloat and Fail is not available. 

Geez, if you’re going to disparage it, at least get the derogatory nickname correct:  It’s the Grope and Fail.

Neil Edmondson
Good piece by Mason in Grope and Fail: Busting myths of Vancouver’s destructive Stanley Cup riot http://owl.li/5jxlD #bcpoli
1:24 PM - 16 Jun 2011

@Swiftie01 @Polkameister @Jimbo679 Ah, but the Emperor does have socks, as proved by the Grope and Fail article.
6:02 PM - 8 Apr 2016

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityMedia/Newspapers/Magazines/Internet • Saturday, April 30, 2016 • Permalink