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 October 04, 2004
Little Old New York
"Little Old New York" is an affectionate term for the city. I couldn't find the term before the song (circa 1898).



22 August 1898, New York Times, pg. 6:
And, just incidentally, little old New York performed her part of the ceremony rather well, all things considered.

15 August 1899, New York Times, pg. 7:
Pete Dalley's parodies, especially the one on "Trelawny of the Wells," are very catching, and John T. Kelly's "Little Old New York Is Good Enough for Me" retains its popularity.
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