O. Henry (not the candy bar) by VaccaD

Question 3

"Oh, I know what to do when I see victuals coming toward me in little old [BLANK]-on-the-Subway. I strike the asphalt three times with my forehead and get ready to spiel yarns for my supper.

WHAT CITY fills in the blank in this O. Henry quote, in which he coined one of New York City's innumerable nicknames?