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 June 22, 2019
Broadway North (Toronto, Canada nickname)

Entry in progress—B.P.

Other Toronto nicknames include “Big Smoke,” “Centre of the Universe,” “Hogtown,” “Hollywood North,” “Muddy York,” “New York of the North,” “New York Run by the Swiss,” “Queen City,” “T-Dot,” “T.O.,” “The Six” and “Toronto the Good.”


Wikipedia: Toronto
Toronto is the provincial capital of Ontario and the most populous city in Canada, with a population of 2,731,571 in 2016. Current to 2016, the Toronto census metropolitan area (CMA), of which the majority is within the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), held a population of 5,928,040, making it Canada’s most populous CMA. Toronto is the fastest growing city in North America, and is the anchor of an urban agglomeration, known as the Golden Horseshoe in Southern Ontario, located on the northwestern shore of Lake Ontario. Toronto is an international centre of business, finance, arts, and culture, and is recognized as one of the most multicultural and cosmopolitan cities in the world.

Wikipedia: Name of Toronto
“Broadway North”, in reference to the Broadway theatre area in Manhattan. Toronto is home to the world’s third largest English-speaking theatre district after London and New York City.

OCLC WorldCat record
Broadway north : the dream of a Canadian musical theatre
Author: Mel Atkey
Publisher: Toronto : Dundurn Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format: eBook : English

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Shaf
@Shaf_Daddy
Broadway North, Hogtown, Centre of the Universe, The Big Smoke, City of Churches, T.O., T-Dot..whatever you wanna call it #Toronto is HOME
5:11 PM - 17 Dec 2012

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Cody Scott Lancaster
@codyslancaster
“Toronto is now known as Broadway North...since the creation of Dancap” -Aubrey Dan. Um...nope. Sorry Aubrey, pretty sure that was Live Ent.
4:23 PM - 13 Oct 2011

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Kevin Derouin
@kevinderouin
The next person who refers to TO as “Broadway North” gets a punch in the throat. Let’s stop trying to be someone else and just be Toronto.
12:53 PM - 13 Jul 2013

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@seydechan
Replying to @itsutsunonegai
@itsutsunonegai Toronto’s called ‘broadway north’ it’s where nyc shows get tested first. THEY SHOULD COME TEST SHOWS HERE TOO :D
10:20 AM - 14 Oct 2013

Posted by Barry Popik
Nicknames of Other PlacesBroadway North, Hollywood North (Toronto, Canada nicknames) • Saturday, June 22, 2019 • Permalink