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 Popeye's fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from April 29, 2016
Windham: Gem of the Catskills (nickname)

Entry in progress—B.P.

Wikipedia: Windham (town), New York
Windham is a town in Greene County, New York, United States. The population was 1,703 at the 2010 census. The town was probably named for the town or county of Windham, Connecticut as many of its earliest settlers came from that state as well as other parts of New England. The town has two nicknames: “Land in the Sky” and “Gem of the Catskills”.

The Town of Windham is in the west-central part of the county on the northern boundary of the Catskill Park.

Atlanta (GA) Journal-Constitution
A weekend in Northern Catskills, N.Y.
TRAVEL By Clara Bosonetto - For the AJC
Posted: 12:00 a.m. Saturday, April 30, 2016
(...)
Stay: The 1893 Catskill Lodge, a Queen Anne Victorian home, lies less than 3 miles from Windham Village, nicknamed the “Gem of the Catskills.”

Posted by Barry Popik
Nicknames of Other PlacesNew York State • Friday, April 29, 2016 • Permalink