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Spaldeen refers to a type of ball that was used to play stickball in New York. Spaldeen is actually a New York...
SheVegas is the future of journalism. Covering the greater Sheboygan, Wisconsin area, SheVegas brings multimedia to...
Also called "Touchdown Jesus". Unfortunately he was struck by lightning on June 15, 2010 and burned to the ground. The...
Scanner is a fixture at the Memorial Union and State Street. While eccentrically amiable, Dan may rub the unacquainted...
One of Seattle's most popular tourist attractions. The fish market is the home to the flying fish. Here fishmongers...
"Smurf Turf" is a common nickname for Bronco Stadium at Boise State University. It is the only blue astro-turf field in...
Designed for the 1962 World's Fair, the Space Needle is a 605 foot tall tower in Seattle, Washington. The...

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Coffee Milk: Providence, RI

A quintessential Rhode Island treat, made with milk and coffee syrup. Believe it or not, coffee milk is in fact the official state beverage.

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Bahnie: Boston, MA

"Barney"; A Harvard Student, or when used more generally, a Cambridge Resident.

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Pinkberry: Los Angeles, CA

An LA-based chain for a frozen dessert like frozen yogurt, but with a distinct taste. Over the past few years, it has become a craze all over LA (though now NYC, too). Also referred to as crackberry or frozen heroin juice.

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Arsenal of Democracy: Detroit, MI

A term for Detroit coined by former president Franklin Roosevelt during the second World War to describe the transition of the Ford Motor Company's production from cars to tanks.

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Boilermaker: Pittsburgh, PA

A Purdue University student or alumni, or an alcoholic drink invented by Pittsburgh steelworkers consisting of some combination of beer and whiskey.

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Toasted Ravioli: Saint Louis, MO

Deep fried ravioli, a St. Louis specialty.

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Hamburg: Boston, MA

Hamburger meat/ground beef

 
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Growing up in Southie and Dorchester as a kid in the 1960s a spucky was a meatball sub, usually with pickles and tomatoes (most other places served meatball subs only with cheese and sauce). When I started working at t...
The fruit stand mentioned in the OP sadly closed for good in 2010. But there have been a lot more food carts in recent years.
No longer in business. http://renohistorical.org/items/show/13?tour=1&index=16
The Mad City Jug Band CD Release Party Chief's Tavern 300 Cottage Grove Rd Madison June 29 6:30-9:00pm Free
New York Jazz Academy, a music school based in New York City, is the only place that welcomes artists of all ages and skill levels to become fully engrossed in the study and performance of jazz music. NYJA began in Manha...