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This is an annual June event in Eagle that includes, among many events, a rodeo, local craft/food vendors, carnival,...
The infamous guy who plays his Piccolo (very well) all year round on state street and also plays in the University...
Satan's Steed is one of the nicknames of the blue horse sculpture just outside of the Denver International Airport. The...
free snacks served in bowls or baskets (i.e., peanuts, chips, popcorn), usually set out on the bar; drinking leads to...
This is a name commonly used for bicycle rickshaws that generally transport tourists around the city. The "driver"...
"Smurf Turf" is a common nickname for Bronco Stadium at Boise State University. It is the only blue astro-turf field in...
The colored (orange, yellow and green) metal chairs outside at the Memorial Union Terrace. You can buy replica terrace...

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September 23rd
Get a bath: Pittsburgh, PA

To bathe or shower.

September 22nd
Granolaville: Madison, WI

1. Granolaville is a nickname for Madison's Marquette neighborhood, which is well known for its bustling activity along Williamson (Willy) Street. In Granolaville you'll find great restaurants, bars, and--oh yeah--lots of hippies.

2. Slang for the Williamson Street (popularly dubbed "Willy Street") area, a very hippy-like neighborhood with a great food co-op and trendy hipster bars.

September 21st
pedicab: New York, NY

This is a name commonly used for bicycle rickshaws that generally transport tourists around the city. The "driver" names their prices usually, so make sure you ask before your ride starts exactly how much it will cost.

September 20th
Fish Lunch: Sheboygan, WI

Term used to describe going out for fish dinner, usually on a Friday night. As in "are you going out for fish lunch tonight?"

September 19th
Grateful Red: Madison, WI

A nickname for the student section at Wisconsin Badger basketball games.

September 18th
Bourbon Capital of the World: Bardstown, KY

The official catchphrase for Bardstown, the "Napa Valley of Bourbon".

September 17th
Packie Run: Boston, MA

A trip to the liquor store.

 
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The head shop is open but he hookah lounge is closed. Hookah tobacco & pipes are available to buy and take home.
It means that you are South of East Burnside St. and East of the Willamette River. Inner means you are near the river, most people say it is between the river and SE 28th Avenue
It is an acronym for Metro Area Express. It is run by TriMet, the Portland Metro's Public Transportation Agency. There are current four lines Yellow: North Portland to PSU, Green: Clackamas County to PSU, Red: Beaverton ...
That was to refer the Blazer teams of the 90s not an actual nickname
The fact there is no term for the residents neatly mirrors that it isn't really a city, beyond the legal designation. Quick, where is downtown Fitchburg? By default, I guess it's city hall, but ask even people who live...