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:
“You can’t tax your way to prosperity. You can’t bomb your way to security. And you can’t ban your way to liberty” (4/21)
“You can’t bomb your way to security” (4/21)
“You can’t bomb your way to democracy” (4/21)
“You can’t ban your way to freedom” (4/21)
“If you can’t expose crime in the government, you don’t really have a government. You have a dictatorship…” (4/21)
More new entries...

A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M  N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y  Z


Entry from August 04, 2017
“A bicycle is just an acoustic motorcycle”

“A bicycle is just an acoustic motorcycle” is a jocular one-line saying that has been printed on several images. “How many other guys here ride a bike?”/“I ride an acoustic motorcycle” was posted on the newsgroup rec.music.makers.guitar.jazz on November 12, 2007.
 
“A bicycle is just an acoustic motorcycle” was posted on Twitter on June 29, 2013.
 
 
Google Groups: rec.music.makers.guitar.jazz
Following an old MO - visited some music stores today
Tim McNamara
11/12/07
jimmyb wrote:
> How many other guys here ride a bike?
 
I ride an acoustic motorcycle:   
 
12 July 2010, Ottawa (ON) Citizen, “Blues on wheels; Festival’s parking service a huge hit with cyclists” by Bruce Ward, pg. D1:
Electric guitars rule at Cisco Ottawa Bluesfest. But the sound that delights Charles Akben-Marchand is the ticking of wheels turning on an acoustic motorcycle—a bicycle, that is. 
   
Twitter
rim rolling champion‏
@tducharm
a bicycle is just an acoustic motorcycle
4:23 PM - 29 Jun 2013
 
Twitter
rim rolling champion‏
@tducharm
a bicycle is just an acoustic motorcycle
4:23 PM - 29 Jun 2013
             
Reddit—Shower Thoughts
A bicycle is just an acoustic motorcycle.
submitted March 19, 2015 by Eagle_spirit
 
Twitter
BILL NYE THO‏
@Bill_Nye_Tho
a bicycle is basically an acoustic motorcycle
11:00 PM - 6 Dec 2015
 
Twitter
Correct Names‏
@CorrectNames
Acoustic Motorcycle (WIth a bicycle illustration.—ed.)
5:04 PM - 18 Jul 2017
 
Reddit—Shower Thoughts
A bike is just an acoustic motorcycle
submitted August 3, 2017 by 2GoldDubloonz

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityTransportation • Friday, August 04, 2017 • Permalink


Commenting is not available in this channel entry.