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16. City of Lights: City of Lights is one of the many nicknames for Anchorage.  
17. Air Crossroads of the World: Air Crossroads of the World is just one of many nicknames for the glorious city of Anchorage.  
18. Anchor Town: Anchor Town is just one of the many nicknames for the city of Anchorage.  
19. Hanging Basket Capital of the World: Hanging Basket Capital of the World is one of the nicknames for the city of Anchorage.  
20. Clam Town: Clam Town is one of the nicknames for Cordova. Another popular one is Razor Clam Capital.  
21. Razor Clam Capital: Razor Clam Capital is a nickname for Cordova. So is "Clam Town."  
22. Golden Heart City: Nickname for Fairbanks  
23. Eagle Capital of America: Haines is known as the Eagle Capital of America for the Alaska Chilkat Eagle Reserve where tourists visit every yea...  
24. Halibut Capital of the World: A nickname for Homer.  
25. A quaint little drinking town with a fishing problem: that sleepy little drinking village with a fishing problem  
26. King Salmon Capital of the World: A nickname for Ketchikan  
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A pervasive New York City urban legend tells of infant alligators brought back from Florida vacations and subsequently flushed down toilets only to form scattered colonies of full-grown alligators thriving beneath the city streets. Some versions describe the alligators as albino, having lost their pigment from living in the dark sewers for generations.

Tacoma's claim to fame, caused by the gross, caustic fumes from the local paper mill. Although sulfur emissions have been greatly reduced, the Tacoma Aroma can still be smelled in the city, depending on which way the wind is blowing.

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.

Shorter version of Old Dominion University in Norfolk, as well a nickname for the state of Virginia given by Charles II, to whom the "Dominion and Colony of Virginia" remained faithful during the English Civil War.

Common phrase that you learn and laugh at in elementary school in WC. Refers to the fact that you can go into town via High Street, then hang a right on Gay Street and exit town to the east side.