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 Popeyes fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from March 22, 2022
Crescent City (Evansville, Indiana nickname)

   
“Crescent City” has also been the nickname of New Orleans, Louisiana, since the 1830s.
 
Other Evansville nicknames include “Pocket City,” “River City” and “Stoplight City.”
 
Wikipedia: Evansville, Indiana
Evansville is a city in and the county seat of Vanderburgh County, Indiana, United States.[3] The population was 117,429 at the 2010 census, making it the state’s third-most populous city after Indianapolis and Fort Wayne, the largest city in Southern Indiana, and the 232nd-most populous city in the United States. It is the central city of the Evansville metropolitan area, a hub of commercial, medical, and cultural activity of southwestern Indiana and the Illinois–Indiana–Kentucky tri-state area, that is home to over 911,000 people. The 38th parallel crosses the north side of the city and is marked on Interstate 69.
 
Situated on an oxbow in the Ohio River, the city is often referred to as the “Crescent Valley” or “River City”.
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Nicknames: Eville, The Ville, River City, Stoplight City, Pocket City, Crescent City
 
https://www.newspapers.com/clip/97071201/crescent-city-bank-evansville-in/
https://www.newspapers.com/clip/97062377/city-nicknames-1901-evansville/
https://www.newspapers.com/clip/97063286/pocket-cityevansville-in-1964/

Posted by Barry Popik
Nicknames of Other PlacesPocket City, Stoplight City (Evansville, Indiana nicknames) • Tuesday, March 22, 2022 • Permalink


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