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. Now a Popeyes fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from September 27, 2022
Buffalo: Bison City (nickname)

Entry in progress—BP

Wikipedia: Buffalo, New York
Buffalo is the second-largest city in the U.S. state of New York and the seat of Erie County. It is at the eastern end of Lake Erie, at the head of the Niagara River, and is across the Canadian border from Southern Ontario. With a population of 278,349 according to the 2020 census, Buffalo is the 78th-largest city in the United States. The city and nearby Niagara Falls together make up the two-county Buffalo–Niagara Falls Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), which had an estimated population of 1.1 million in 2020, making it the 49th largest MSA in the United States. Buffalo is in Western New York, which is the largest population and economic center between Boston and Cleveland.

Newspapers.com
5 December 1944, Buffalo (NY) Evening News, pg. 8, col. 1 ad:
What do you know?
The city of Buffalo has had five nicknames. It has been referred to as the Bison City, the City of Flour, the Electric City of the Future, the Queen of the Lakes, and the Queen City of the Lakes.
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BUFFALO’S BEST
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Bison City Records
@BCR716
Bison City! Gettin on shit! @AndyMilonakis LOL.
Buffalo = Real Music
1:30 AM · Mar 5, 2011·Twitter Web Client

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Sydney Prieto
@SydneyPrieto
http://bit.ly/iYxdZl This Sunday, May 1, the Bison City Rod and Gun, located at 511 Ohio St. in Buffalo, will host their seventh annu…
2:04 PM · May 7, 2011·twitterfeed

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David L Ennis
@EnnisDL
Replying to @BaronDestructo
I have never heard Buffalo referred to as the “Bison City”, even if our baseball team is named that. “Queen City”, yes. “City of Good Neighbors”, certainly. “Bison City”, no.
4:23 AM · Sep 26, 2018·Flamingo for Android

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ademo
@ademo68038207
Q: This New York metropolis is nicknamed “The Bison City”
A: Buffalo
#question #answer
4:00 AM · Mar 23, 2020·jeopardykey

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Mike Meyer
@M_Meyer3
Now that Tage Thompson has re-signed in Buffalo, take a look back at the deal that sent him to the Bison City #STLBlues #Sabres
thehockeywriters.com
Revisiting the Blues’ Trade for Ryan O’Reilly
On July 1, 2018, the St. Louis Blues acquired Ryan O’Reilly from the Buffalo Sabres. Let’s revisit that trade that help win a Stanley Cup.
7:30 PM · Aug 30, 2022·Twitter for iPhone

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