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 November 03, 2012
Wall Street on Long Island Sound (Greenwich-Stamford-Norwalk-Westport-Bridgeport, CT nickname)

Connecticut’s Fourth District (Fairfield County) is the home to many hedge funds in cities such as Greenwich, Stamford, Norwalk, Westport and Bridgeport. The Congressional district has been nicknamed “Wall Street on Long Island Sound.”

The city of Stamford has also been nicknamed “Wall Street North.”

Connecticut’s Fourth District
Fourth District
Connecticut’s Fourth District is comprised of seventeen towns and cities in the southwestern portion of the state. The Fourth District covers most of Fairfield County and some of New Haven County. You can find both a list of the towns in the district and a map below.
Bridgeport | Darien | Easton | Fairfield | Greenwich | Monroe
New Canaan | Norwalk | Oxford | Redding | Ridgefield | Shelton
Stamford | Trumbull | Weston | Westport | Wilton

The CT Mirror
Jim Himes—Democrat on a tightrope
October 5, 2012
By Ana Radelat
This is a defining year for Himes. If he wins re-election, he’ll move up in seniority on the House Financial Services Committee, a key panel for a congressman representing a district that’s home to so many financial service executives it’s nicknamed “Wall Street on Long Island Sound.” Another electoral win will also cement Himes’ hold on a fickle district whose representation in Congress has swung between the parties since 1859.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityBanking/Finance/Insurance • Saturday, November 03, 2012 • Permalink