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.

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Entry from July 30, 2006
BX (Bronx)

"BX” has long meant “the Bronx,” but the hip-hop popularity of the term dates from the mid-late 1990s. “BK” has been used for Brooklyn.


Urban Dictionary
bx
short for the bronx used in lean back by fat joe
yo that cat he from the bx
“BRONX! BX BOROUGH TERROR SQUAD!” - fat joe
by Tmaass Dec 1, 2004

Wikipedia: List of City Nicknames in the United States
Bronx:
Boogie Down
BX

Google Groups: misc.transport.urban-transit
From:  Lawrence Hughes - view profile
Date:  Sun, Nov 27 1994 6:50 am

FE>The “M” and “Q” refer to the principle borough that the bus
FE>serves. The complete route designations are as follows:

FE> B Brooklyn
FE> Bx Bronx
FE> M Manhattan
FE> Q Queens
FE> S Staten Island
FE> X Express buses (all boroughs)

Google Groups: rec.music.hip-hop
From:  Steve Covello - view profile
Date:  Sun, Apr 16 1995 12:00 am

Everything the DJ’s were cutting in the BX, they also had in CY, Spring Valley, Nyack, or wherever.

Google Groups: nyc.transit
From:  MJS - view profile
Date:  Sun, Apr 27 1997 12:00 am

Pick up a timetable on the bus, call the MTA at (718)330-1234 or go to their website at http://www.mta.nyc.ny.us. there is no 1 bus there is a prefix that goes by borough: M=Manhattan Q=Queens B=Brooklyn Bx=Bronx S=Staten Island X=Interborough Express

(Trademark)
Word Mark BX
Goods and Services (ABANDONED) IC 025. US 022 039. G & S: clothing, namely, shirts, jackets and coats. FIRST USE: 19950118. FIRST USE IN COMMERCE: 19950118
Mark Drawing Code (1) TYPED DRAWING
Design Search Code
Serial Number 75353737
Filing Date August 22, 1997
Current Filing Basis 1A
Original Filing Basis 1A
Owner (APPLICANT) Boom-X Enterprise UNKNOWN 6356 Oakton Street Morton Grove ILLINOIS 60053
Attorney of Record STEVEN M SHAPE
Type of Mark TRADEMARK
Register PRINCIPAL
Live/Dead Indicator DEAD
Abandonment Date December 8, 1998

(Trademark)
Word Mark BX BRONX CLOTHIERS INC.
Goods and Services (CANCELLED) IC 025. US 039. G & S: SHIRTS, SWEATSHIRTS, T-SHIRTS, PANTS, SHORTS, DRESSES, JACKETS, VESTS, SWEATERS, SKIRTS. FIRST USE: 19831209. FIRST USE IN COMMERCE: 19831209
Mark Drawing Code (3) DESIGN PLUS WORDS, LETTERS, AND/OR NUMBERS
Design Search Code 24.05.01 - Circular or elliptical seals; Seals, circular or elliptical
26.01.08 - Circles having letters or numerals as a border; Circles having punctuation as a border; Letters, numerals or punctuation forming or bordering the perimeter of a circle
26.01.21 - Circles that are totally or partially shaded.
Serial Number 73532425
Filing Date April 15, 1985
Current Filing Basis 1A
Original Filing Basis 1A
Published for Opposition March 11, 1986
Registration Number 1395818
Registration Date June 3, 1986
Owner (REGISTRANT) BRONX CLOTHIERS, INC. CORPORATION CALIFORNIA SUITE 800 127 E. NINTH STREET LOS ANGELES CALIFORNIA 90015
Assignment Recorded ASSIGNMENT RECORDED
Attorney of Record MITCHELL N. REINIS
Type of Mark TRADEMARK
Register PRINCIPAL
Live/Dead Indicator DEAD
Cancellation Date December 7, 1992

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