Chinese restaurants came to the United States in the 19th century with Cantonese migrants who worked in mines and built railroads. But Chinese restaurants that were also vegetarian did not arrive in New York until the 1980s.
For the AACM 20th anniversary celebration, Cecil Taylor performed at Mandel Hall with Roscoe Mitchell, Douglas Ewart, Malachi Favors and Steve McCall. After the concert he recorded a station ID for WHPK.
Somewhere in the Wayne National Forest, a massive blue spruce memorializes a Florida flea market dealer from Fond Du Lac Wisconsin.
The Polk-A-Lay-Lee was a ukulele like instrument created for Polk Brothers Electronics in 1965. One could buy it for five dollars with the purchase of a tape recorder or TV.
Scholars debate the origins of the term y’all. It’s usage typically but not always marks one as from the South.