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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...
free snacks served in bowls or baskets (i.e., peanuts, chips, popcorn), usually set out on the bar; drinking leads to...
Minnesota bars, particularly those Northeast Minneapolis are known for their meat raffles. Typically run by a charity,...
Located right on the lake and is a major attraction for Milwaukee. The building was designed by the world-renown...
An old warehouse that is now filled with artist studios, Five Pointz is a living collage of graffiti art. Come here...
Great views of Manhattan from this Brooklyn location on the water at the end of Old Fulton St. It's at the base of the...
Chad Vader is a character from a series of short videos produced locally by Blame Society Productions at the Willy...

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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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Coffee & Chicory: New Orleans, LA

Coffee laced with chicory. Rumored to have originated in New Orleans during the Civil War, when the city was under a federal blockade and could not import enough coffee, which necessitated blending the coffee with chicory root. Chicory is added to coffee in other parts of the world, including Madras and Belgium. Made famous at Cafe Du Monde on Jackson Square.

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Slot Zombie: Reno, NV

A person so transfixed by gambling machines that he or she becomes virtually oblivious to the rest of the world.

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Snottsdale: Scottsdale, AZ

A reference to Scottsdale's "upper-crusty" atmosphere.

 
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The "Cincinnati please" is mostly confined to the west side of town. Very rarely will you hear it outside of the boundaries of the West Side.
A term that is taken too seriously and isn't meant to be offensive
A short version of the place name Knoxville. Written with a space (k town), a hyphen (k-town), or neither (ktown). Used in ads and apps (e.g. Yelp), restaurant names (K-town Tavern), and publications http://www.hardknoxi...
i AM VERY PROUD TO BE FROM CORNHILL NY I GREW UP ON DUDLEY AVE..WENT TO CONKING, THEN ND AND PROCTOR. I MISS MILLER (MARK) SORRY ROCK -CREEK FOR THOSE FROM CORNHILL , IAM NOW A COLLEGE GRAD WITH A DEGREE IN ECONOMICS AND...
7UP and Sprite are NOT, repeat NOT White soda. The are both lemon lime....White soda was far different, no citrus and you would know it if you tasted it...Sadly I haven't seen any for years