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.

Recent entries:
“A man is washing the car with his son. The son asks, ‘Dad, can’t you just use a sponge?‘“ (6/23)
“Don’t waste a moment of your life trying to be normal” (6/23)
“Dance like no one is watching. Because they are not. They’re checking their phones” (6/23)
“Dance like no one is watching. Because they are not. They’re checking their phones” (6/23)
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Entry from January 01, 2017
Saranac Lake: Capital City of the Adirondacks (nickname)

Entry in progress—B.P.

Other Saranac Lake nicknames/slogans include “Green Side of the Big Apple,” “The Adirondacks’ Coolest Place” and Little City of the Adirondacks.

Wikipedia: Saranac Lake, New York
Saranac Lake is a village in the state of New York, United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 5,406. The village is named after Upper, Middle and Lower Saranac lakes, which are nearby.

The village of Saranac Lake covers parts of three towns (Harrietstown, St. Armand, and North Elba) and two counties (Franklin and Essex). The county line is within two blocks of the center of the village. At the 2010 census, 3,897 village residents lived in Harrietstown, 1,367 lived in North Elba, and 142 lived in St. Armand.

Adirondack Daily Enterprise (Saranac Lake, NY)
2017 could be eventful in the Adirondacks
DITORIALS
DEC 31, 2016
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Saranac Lake has had many official nicknames, including the “Green Side of the Big Apple,” the “Little City in the Adirondacks,” the “Capital of the Adirondacks” and “the Adirondacks’ Coolest Place.” There’s been movement lately to pick one and stick with it; maybe that will happen this year.

Posted by Barry Popik
Nicknames of Other PlacesNew York State • Sunday, January 01, 2017 • Permalink