the Big Apple


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the Big Apple

A nickname for Manhattan. The origin of the term is debated. I'm so excited for our trip to the Big Apple because we're going to a Broadway show!
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Big Apple

New York City. We spent the weekend in the Big Apple.
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the Big Apple

n. New York City. The Big Apple is filled with young kids trying to get into show biz.
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Using the big apple as a symbol of New York and photographed by Tejal Patni, each execution is a playful take on William Tell's apple shot story.
With its fantastic international cast, stunning production and first-of-their-kind acts, the Big Apple Circus will be a show unlike any other in the Gulf," said Faisal Al Sheikh, events manager, Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority (ADTA), which organises Summer in Abu Dhabi.- TradeArabia News Service
According to the city, this section of Queens has higher temperatures than the Big Apple average because of the abundance of industrial rooftops.
However, after spending time flying between the Big Apple and Los Angeles, the 24-year-old admits Manhattan has become a second home, where she can relax and gather her thoughts, reports Contactmusic.
The hype surrounding the new film has led to an increase in parties of UK women choosing the Big Apple as their first port of call on American holidays, a survey by travelocity.co.uk found.
NEW YORK CITY: If it's winter and the little big top can be seen rising above the trees of Damrosch Park in New York, the Big Apple Circus has surely come to town.
As chance would have it, her daughter's roommate Maline is from New York and offers to house Gwynn during her stay in the Big Apple. Theophilius Stellaki is Maline's father and is a cranky professor, but being a proper gentleman, offers to accompany Gwynn to the lighting ceremony.
As flights and hotel rooms in the Big Apple are snapped up fast, the Post Office is urging tourists to try rival cities.
This one's got an ode to street skating in the Big Apple, a review of a ledge in Bercy, France that might just be the best ledge in the world (according to Colin), coverage of the End of the Line party for Thrasher's King of the Road, an interview with some Euro guy named Soy Panday that's more than a little random, an interview with Dan Pensyl, some video and music reviews, and coverage of the Back to the Banks jam in Brooklyn.
Your editor stayed at the Helmsley, by Grand Central Station, on his latest visit to the Big Apple, a hotel popular with the airlines.
The evening-length premiere examines the life cycle of human relationships through the prism of black social dances such as the Big Apple, Lindy Hop, and Electric Slide.
So next time, readers are in Jerusalem drop down to The Big Apple Pizza, have a pizza and look at a selection of big named newspapers - including our local newspaper!
BIG spenders should abandon the Big Apple in favour of Christmas shopping destinations closer to home, a foreign exchange expert said today.
With an infant mortality rate slightly above 100 percent and an adult unemployment rate even higher than that, the Big Apple had been reduced to a one-crop economy, making the city a virtual subsidiary of the United Fruit Company.
All five of the boroughs comprising "The Big Apple" are represented both in terms of their downtown and uptown landmarks, as well as the brownstone neighborhoods.