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An old warehouse that is now filled with artist studios, Five Pointz is a living collage of graffiti art. Come here...
The vibrant, neon-lit, and congested heart of Manhattan, home to the theater district and the New Years Eve...
Many street names in downtown Knoxville are named after major streets in Philadelphia and Baltimore. Gay Street is one...
A rather obvious variation of "Rabobank", a Netherlands-based banking group that failed to change its name upon...
While "the mountain is out" literally means that you can see Mount Hood from the city, it generally implies that it's a...
The Sausage Race is one of my favorite parts of a Brewers game. The race, sponsored by Klement's Sausage Company,...
Chad Vader is a character from a series of short videos produced locally by Blame Society Productions at the Willy...

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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.

May 21st
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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