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 12, 2015
“I think New York has reached the point where it can finally be called York”

"I think New York has reached the point where it can finally be called York” is a jocular line that is similar to other lines used about other “new” places, including “New Jersey” and “New Mexico.” The one-line saying was tweeted by Peter Serafinowicz on September 16, 2010.


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Peter Serafinowicz
‏@serafinowicz
I think New York has reached the point where it can finally be called York.
9:47 PM - 16 Sep 2010

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triple j Mornings
‏@triplejmornings
Consistently my favourite tweeter. smile RT @serafinowicz: I think New York has reached the point where it can finally be called York.
9:49 PM - 16 Sep 2010

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morebanter
‏@morebanter
well, it was once New Amsterdam RT @serafinowicz I think New York has reached the point where it can finally be called York.
9:49 PM - 16 Sep 2010

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January 27, 2013 ·
I think New York has reached the point where it can finally be called York. DJ Eric B

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Tuesday, 19 May 2015
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I think New York has reached the point where it can finally be called York.

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July 20, 2015
I think New York has reached the point where it can finally be called York…
-Jax-

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15. I think New York has reached the point where it can finally be called York.

Posted by Barry Popik
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