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This is a name commonly used for bicycle rickshaws that generally transport tourists around the city. The "driver"...
Also called "Touchdown Jesus". Unfortunately he was struck by lightning on June 15, 2010 and burned to the ground. The...
Recently becoming trendy, this is an area of Brooklyn just over the Manhattan and Brooklyn bridges from Manhattan. The...
: Oscar Mayer is headquartered in Madison, making a Wienermobile sighting a fairly common occurrence.
Constructed in 1969, the World's Largest Six Pack belongs to the City Brewery in La Crosse, Wisconsin. According to the...
The Sausage Race is one of my favorite parts of a Brewers game. The race, sponsored by Klement's Sausage Company,...
While "the mountain is out" literally means that you can see Mount Hood from the city, it generally implies that it's a...

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Milwaukee's Beast: Milwaukee, WI

Slang for the beer Milwaukee's Best. Can also be shorted to just The Beast.

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Houston's Heart: Houston, TX

A nickname for the Allen's Landing area, the place where August C. and John K. Allen stepped ashore in 1836 and staked claim in the city of Houston.

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Black and White Cookie: New York, NY

A perennial New York dessert featured on Seinfeld, usually consisting of a round, cake-like cookie topped with half-vanilla and half-chocolate icing. Also referred to as the Half and Half Cookie.

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Mardi Gras: New Orleans, LA

The most famous event in New Orleans, essentially one humongous free party that includes a parade and costumed revelers, the latter of which are known for their reputed debauchery and prolific consumption of alcohol.

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Protein style: Los Angeles, CA

At In-N-Out burger, there are a couple of things that customers can say when they order to get their food cooked a certain way, even though it is not on any menu. "Protein style" means that your burger is wrapped in lettuce rather than a bun.

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Billyburg: New York, NY

Nickname for Williamsburg, the multicultural neighborhood of Brooklyn that also happens to be a huge stronghold for NYC hipsters. When you go to Billyburg, make sure to bring a camera to get some super-ironic shots for latfh.com.

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Reveah: Boston, MA

City north of Boston named for Paul Revere. EX: "I'm takin' my buddy to The Squiya in Reveah for his batchella pahty".

 
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