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
Melville: Hellville (nickname)

Entry in progress—B.P.

Wikipedia: Melville, NY
Melville is an affluent hamlet and census-designated place (CDP) in the Town of Huntington in Suffolk County on Long Island, New York, in the United States. The population was 18,985 at the 2010 census.

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megleebak
@megleebak
Things are bleak in old Hellville, the pet nickname some reporters have established for life on Long Island.  http://bit.ly/cFbaXc
2:38 PM · Jan 27, 2010·Twitter Web Client

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Donald Nkomo
@DonaldNkomo
Melville aka Hellville!
6:59 PM · Oct 22, 2010·ÜberSocialOrig

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the scientist*
@JamieKreinces
Melville = Hellville
11:01 PM · Jun 16, 2013 from Melville, NY·Twitter for iPhone

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Hamtaro
@han_pants
I can’t keep going to Melville. I just can’t. #hellville
7:10 AM · Aug 26, 2017·Twitter Web App

Posted by Barry Popik
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