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 28, 2006
Big Peach
"The Big Peach" became somewhat popular as an Atlanta nickname after "the Big Apple" became popular in the 1970s.

2 August 1979, New York Times, pg. B16:
WALL STREET

LEAVE THE BIG APPLE
COME TO THE BIG PEACH!

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Big Peach, Hotlanta, N.Y. of the South (Atlanta nicknames) • (0) Comments • Tuesday, March 28, 2006 • Permalink