Ever Wonder Why New York City Was Called the Big Apple? City Nicknames and the Stories Behind Them

Las Vegas is Sin City, New York City is the Big Apple, Chicago is the Windy City, but how did these and other cities get their nicknames?

Some nicknames refer the ancient heritage of the city, some refer to the type of industry found in the city, some refer to the city’s environment, and some can be kind of strange.

Just The Flight pulled together an infographic behind the nicknames of 21 different cities, and the stories behind them.

Check it out:

city nickname info

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