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 June 06, 2006
Big Crapple
For those who think "the Big Apple" is a load of crap, there's always "the Big Crapple."

http://www.yaleherald.com/archive/xxvi/12.4.98/ae/1999.html
The Big Crapple?

http://www.ncbuy.com/news/category_weirdnews.html?nav=THIS&qdate=2003-09-16
Around The Weird: Bizarre News Briefs
2003-09-16 00:00:00 - New York, NY
Maybe New York should be called the "Big Crapple." According to a survey by the American Society for Microbiology, 41 percent of travelers never bother to wash their hands in the city's restrooms. By comparison, only 4 percent of visitors to Toronto forget to wash their hands.

http://allpurposedark.blogspot.com/2006/03/nyc-culinary-adventure.html
Sunday, March 12, 2006
NYC Culinary Adventure
So we're in New York (or the Big Crapple) this weekend.

http://www.gothamist.com/archives/2006/06/05/homeland_securi.php
June 05, 2006
Homeland Security Makes NYC Out to Be Big Crapple

(Google Groups)
What's a Hoagie?
... of real disappointment. -- Lorrie -- did one year and six months hard time in the Big Crapple, and spent every summer in Philly.
rec.food.cooking - Dec 20 1994, 8:11 pm by Lorrie Wood

(Google Groups)
Mancow's show on Monday morn
... Anyway, it sounds like a really boring show. I hope Mancow doesn't change his tune and forget that he's the one who continually called NYC the "Big Crapple". ...
alt.fan.howard-stern - Feb 5 1996, 12:15 pm by Troy Hakala - 83 messages - 18 authors
Posted by Barry Popik
Nicknames/Slogans • (0) Comments • Tuesday, June 06, 2006 • Permalink