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 March 01, 2005
No Orleans (New Orleans nickname)
Disaster struck New Orleans in August 2005 from Hurricane Katrina. "No Orleans" has been used by some.

Other New Orleans nicknames include "America's Most Interesting City," "Baghdad-on-the-Bayou," "Big Easy," "City That Care Forgot," "Crescent City," "Hollywood South" and "Northernmost Caribbean City."


Wikipedia: New Orleans
New Orleans (/nuː ˈɔːrlɪnz/, /nuː ˈɔːrliənz/, /nuː ɔːrˈliːnz/, or /ˈnɔːrlənz/; French: La Nouvelle-Orléans [la nuvɛlɔʁleɑ̃] ( listen)) is a major United States port and the largest city and metropolitan area in the state of Louisiana. The population of the city was 343,829 as of the 2010 U.S. Census. The New Orleans metropolitan area (New Orleans–Metairie–Kenner Metropolitan Statistical Area) had a population of 1,167,764 in 2010 and was the 46th largest in the United States. The New Orleans–Metairie–Bogalusa Combined Statistical Area, a larger trading area, had a 2010 population of 1,452,502.

(Google Groups)
New Orleans changes name to No Orleans
In honor of that, Bush changed his name to Pussy to reflect his AWOL Viet Nam days.
dfw.general - Aug 30, 7:48 pm by - 1 message - 1 author
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(Google Groups)
Ostrich on drugs again. No film at 11.
... Yeah, that's a tough guy. About as tough as the gumbo soil that underlies what is rapidly becoming No Orleans. and go cry with the others. ...
alt.abortion - Aug 31, 3:22 am by The Chief Instigator - 143 messages - 21 authors

Posted by Barry Popik
Nicknames of Other PlacesBig Easy, City That Care Forgot (New Orleans nicknames) • Tuesday, March 01, 2005 • Permalink