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106. Nick, The: A local live music venue that features local and national acts; located on 10th avenue.  
107. Fish Market Restaurant: A popular seafood restaurant near the UAB Medical center that features a large fishmarket in addition to its in-hou...  
108. Golden Temple Natural Grocery and Café: A health food store with a café serving healthy meals, located on 11th Avenue in Birmingham; the city's first veget...  
109. Back Alley, The: A vegetarian-friendly American-style restaurant on Cobb Lane in Birmingham.  
110. Jonathan Benton Bookseller: A small but friendly bookstore with a good selection and a café, located on Culver Rd.  
111. Hot and Hot Fish Club: A southern cuisine restaurant that features works by local artists and prides itself on featuring local and seasona...  
112. Superior Grill: A "fabulous" Mexican restaurant in Birmingham on Highway 280.  
113. Cosmo's Pizza: A local favorite for its pizza and its social atmosphere, located on Magnolia Ave.  
114. Davenport's Pizza Palace: Another locally recommended pizza place, established in 1964; located in Cahaba Road in Birmingham.  
115. Garage Café: A little café on Tenth Terrance South in Birmingham that features interesting outdoor décor and outdoor seating dur...  
116. Irondale Café: AKA "the Irondale Café", the eatery in nearby Irondale famous for its appearance in the movie "Fried Green Tomatoes...  
117. Metro Grill: A gourmet American-style steak and seafood grill that features live entertainment and an upscale atmosphere.  
118. Dixie Railroad Museum: Alabama's official railroad museum, located in Calera, just south of Birmingham.  
119. Rickwood Field: The nation's oldest existing baseball park, opened in 1910.  
120. Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum: A museum featuring five floors of approximately 750 vintage and modern motorcycles and race cars, located on Barber...  
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Freedom Cage is the brilliantly oxymoronic name given to the small chunk of asphalt designated as the place of protest outside the Pepsi Center for the Democratic National Convention. The place is separated from the main event by several rows of fences and is tucked away out of sight, effectively deterring any meaningful protest.

1. Normally a small strip of land that separates two bodies of water, 'isthmus' often refers to the city of Madison itself, which is indeed an isthmus between Lakes Mendota and Monona. "The Isthmus" is also a local newspaper in Madison, Wisconsin.

2. A weekly Madison newspaper published on Thursdays. The paper includes local news, restaurant listings, movie times and reviews, a community guide, classifieds and personals. The paper is well-known for having a liberal slant.

The infamous NYC street vendor hot dog, generally Sabrett's brand shoved haphazardly into a soggy bun and topped with a variety of gloppy condiments. The consumption of this NYC grab-and-go staple is almost an urban rite of passage and the Manhattan version of Russian Roulette.

This is a reference to the historic 1834 Herkimer County Jail, located at the historic Four Corners on N. Main St. in Herkimer. This jail is famous for housing "American Tragedy" murderer Chester Gillette during his trial for the murder of Grace Brown in 1906.

Stretch of Peachtree Rd in the Buckhead neighborhood of Atlanta that is marked by the presence of a number of large churches built close together.