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 October 17, 2019
Brookhaven: Crookhaven (nickname)

Entry in progress—B.P.

Wikipedia: Brookhaven, New York The Town of Brookhaven is the most populous of the ten towns of Suffolk County, New York, United States. Part of the New York metropolitan area, it is located approximately 50 miles from Manhattan. It is the only town in the county that stretches from the North Shore to the South Shore of Long Island. It is the largest of New York State’s 932 towns (by area with water), and the second most populous, exceeded only by the Town of Hempstead.
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The township is home to two renowned Research centers, Stony Brook University and Brookhaven National Laboratory. Combined these two research centers are approximately 50% of the Town’s top ten employer’s employee count.


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Rhaey of Sunshine 🌞
@signduptosay
Replying to @NYJusticeSeeker and @PIX11News
there’s a reason Long Island is nicknamed “Wrong Island” and Town of Brookhaven nicknamed “Crookhaven” #SSDD
1:22 PM · May 13, 2016·Twitter for Android

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RJS
@bobsmithrn
Because Brookhaven needs a young man with energy & realistic ideas. Time to end “crookhaven”
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RJS@bobsmithrn · Sep 22
Replying to @Will4Supervisor
Done. Happy birthday Will. Keep doing what you’re doing
12:30 PM · Sep 22, 2019·Twitter for iPhone

Posted by Barry Popik
Nicknames of Other PlacesNew York State • Thursday, October 17, 2019 • Permalink