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The vibrant, neon-lit, and congested heart of Manhattan, home to the theater district and the New Years Eve...
New York Jazz Academy, a music school based in New York City, is the only place that welcomes artists of all ages and...
A very busy boulevard that is like a continuation of the Golden State Freeway. It is Spanish for The Happy Boulevard....
Trenton has its own 'style' of this lawn game, where one pitches round metal quoits (sort of like metal hoops or rings)...
Scanner is a fixture at the Memorial Union and State Street. While eccentrically amiable, Dan may rub the unacquainted...
156 miles long, it runs through the entirety of downtown Chicago with 45 bridges spanning its diameter. Every St....
Located right on the lake and is a major attraction for Milwaukee. The building was designed by the world-renown...

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May 21st
Porkopolis: Cincinnati, OH

A nickname for Cincinnati in recognition of its former status as a major pork industry center.

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Washateria: Houston, TX

1. This isn't actually Spanish, and isn't pronounced as such. It's actually an old Southern word for laundromat and it's pronounced "wash-uh-TEER-ee-uh", more like how you'd say the English "cafeteria", and not in some Latin way.

2. Another name for a laundromat, taken from Houston's rich "Spanglish" vernacular.

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Heaviest Corner on Earth: Birmingham, AL

In the early 1900s, the nickname for a group of early skyscrapers at the intersection of 20th Street and 1st Ave.

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Fro Yo: Saint Louis, MO

Frozen yogurt.

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Ooey Pooey: Indianapolis, IN

Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis or IUPUI, the acronym that inspired the not-so-flattering nickname.

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Down Cella: Boston, MA

In the basement.

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Kumeyaay: San Diego, CA

The Kumeyaay, also know as the Diegueños, are the natives of the San Diego area (and of the southwestern US and Northwestern Mexico). The Kumeyaay still have reservations in San Diego and in Baja California, Mexico, where they are called kumiai

 
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