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 May 27, 2005
Terriers (St. Francis College teams)
St. Francis College in Brooklyn ("The small college of big dreams") has some competitive sports teams. For reasons that its website does not explain, those teams are nicknamed the "Terriers."

http://athletics.stfranciscollege.edu/index.asp

10 December 1933, New York Times, pg. S2:
Carroll was the man who kept St. Francis in the running. He tallied five field goals and seven fouls for seventeen points and easily was the star of the Terrier offense.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityEducation/Schools • (0) Comments • Friday, May 27, 2005 • Permalink