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Old 09-26-2009, 07:28 PM
 
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Where I'm at now in Paw Paw it doesn't really have a famous well known name. They call the local car dealership "Two Paws Ford". I prefer to call it Squaw Paw.

Where I'm from originally , Clearwater, FL....back in the day it was reffered to as "Sparkling Clearwater". One of the commonly used jokes while I was growing up......If you saw someone wearing a pair of pants that they had outgrown especially if they were rapidly getting taller, You would say "This is Clearwater, not Highwater".
holy crap, someone that lives in Paw Paw?
i don't know if i know of any nicknames for it either, i could ask my mom!
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Old 09-27-2009, 07:15 AM
 
Location: Long Island/NYC
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New York City: (As a whole)
New York, NY The City So Nice They Named It Twice
Gotham (my favorite one)
The Big Apple
The City That Never Sleeps
The Capital Of The World
Empire City

Brooklyn:
The Borough Of Churches
The Borough Of Trees
BK

Staten Island:
The Forgotten Borough (nickname doesn't really hold as much weight anymore)
The Borough of Parks

The Bronx:
The X
The BX
Boogie Down (or The Boogie Down)

Manhattan:
The City

Queens:
The Crescent Borough (It extends North, East, and South of Brooklyn in a crescent shape)
Q-Borough

Queens is heavily "neighborhood" focused unlike the rest of the boroughs so it has few nicknames for just Queens.

Queens Neighborhoods:
South Jamaica, Queens = Southside (That's where I live)
Far Rockaway, Queens = Far Rock or The Rock
Hollis, Queens = Northside

I know there's more for Queens (and its neighborhoods).

Newark: (Only like 5 miles west of Manhattan and 2 miles northwest of Staten Island)
Brick City

This is just off the top of my head, I know there's more for all of NYC.

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Thanks for posting up my home town.
Here's some more .

Queens Neighborhoods/Streets:
Downtown Jamaica, Queens = The Ave
Sutphin Blvd, Queens = Suftin Blvd

Long Island:
The Island
Strong Island

Jersey City:
The Sixth Borough
Chilltown
Jungle City
Wall Street West

Paterson:
Silk City

Hackensack:
A City In Motion

Hoboken:
The Mile Square City
Birthplace of Frank Sinatra
Birthplace of Baseball

Fort Lee:
The Birthplace of the Motion Picture Industry

Atlantic City:
A.C.
America's Playground

Yonkers:
The Terrace City
Junkers
Yonk-a-tonk
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Old 09-27-2009, 09:03 AM
 
Location: Chicago, IL.
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Albuquerque

Duke City

Burque

505
ABQ

The Q
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Old 10-23-2009, 12:47 PM
 
Location: niles
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I came from Dowagiac mi and we always called it dogpatch.
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Old 10-23-2009, 01:16 PM
 
Location: Chicagoland
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I came from Dowagiac mi and we always called it dogpatch.
Hey, I go there all the time!

Bloomington-Normal, people call it BloNo, I hate that name.

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Old 10-23-2009, 01:57 PM
 
Location: Denver
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Boston:

Beantown (though locals don't really call it that too often)
The Hub
The Hub of the Universe
The Cradle of Liberty
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Old 10-23-2009, 04:31 PM
 
Location: Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex
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Dallas:

BIG D

D-Town
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Old 10-23-2009, 05:21 PM
 
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Dayton- Gem City, Birthplace of Aviation

Cincinnati- Queen City, Porkopolis

Middletown- Middle-tucky

Hamilton- Hamil-tucky
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Old 10-23-2009, 07:22 PM
 
Location: Buffalo, New York
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Buffalo, NY:
Queen City on the Lake - Buffalo being the 2nd largest city in the state after NYC.
Nickle City - Because of the indian head nickle
City of Light - First city with widespread streetlight/electrical systems
The City of Good Neighbors - for having friendly neighbors
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Old 10-23-2009, 07:56 PM
 
Location: Jacksonville,Florida
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Jacksonville-Bold New City of the South


Orlando-The City Beautiful


Miami-The Magic City
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