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 January 06, 2012
Katyite (inhabitant of Katy)

"Katyite” is the name of an inhabitant of Katy, Texas. The name “Katyite” has been cited in print since at least 1962.

Wikipedia: Katy, Texas
Katy is a city located in Harris, Fort Bend and Waller Counties in the U.S. state of Texas, within the Houston–Sugar Land–Baytown metropolitan area. The population was 11,775 at the 2000 census.

About Us
katyites.com is an community blog that serves Katy Texas and surrounding areas. Learn about local Katy Real Estate listings, Katy news, Katy entertainment, and Katy important announcements.

19 July 1962, Brookshire (TX) Times, pg. 4, col. 1:
Twenty-three Katy-ites Enjoy Trip
Via Train to World’s Fair at Seattle

23 April 1964, Brookshire (TX) Times, “Katy Graduates Participate In SHSTC Rodeo,” pg. 4, col. 4:
Several Katyites participated in the Sam Houston College Rodeo at Huntsville.

1 May 1965, Dallas (TX) Morning News, “Tolbert’s Texas: Katy Town ‘Lost’ in Three Counties” by Frank X. Tolbert, sec. 4, pg. 1, col. 1:
Like most of the Katyites I talked with, Mayor Hudgens subscribes to the theory that the town was named for the Missouri, Kansas & Texas Railroad which runs through Harris and Fort Bend reaches of Katy.

Katy (TX) Times
2010 a year of ‘Blessin’s and Lessons’
Posted: Wednesday, January 5, 2011 12:00 am
My family and I wish our fellow Katyites a happy, healthy and prosperous 2011.
Henry Dibrell

Posted by Barry Popik
Texas (Lone Star State Dictionary) • (0) Comments • Friday, January 06, 2012 • Permalink