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1. Crater of Diamonds State Park: Dig for your own diamonds at Crater of Diamonds State Park. Keep the diamonds you find at the only public diamond m...  
2. Rock, The: The nickname for Little Rock, Arkansas.  
3. Fixin': Fixin' is a verb that you hear around Little Rock. It means to get ready. You might hear it used in a sentence like...  
4. Arkies: The nickname for people from Arkansas.  
5. Arkansas Baptist College: A private university that is located in the city of Little Rock.  
6. Arkansas Tech University: A public university in Russelville, AR. The university also supports a smaller campus that is located in Ozark, AR...  
7. University of Arkansas: A well known public university in Arkansas. The mascot is Big Red, as the students are known as the Razorbacks.  
8. Black River Technical College: In the town of Paragould rests this small community college.  
9. University of Central Arkansas: Bears & Sugar Bears unite! The UCA is located in the city of Conway.  
10. Central Baptist College: The private liberal arts college that is located in Conway, where the University of Central Arkansas also is.  
11. Cossatot Community College: In the town of De Queen is this public community college.  
12. Crowley's Ridge College: A Private Junior College.  
13. Ecclesia College: Private college in the middle of Springdale, AR.  
14. Harding University: A private liberal arts university. Known as the Bisons with the colors of black and gold.  
15. Henderson State University: A public university, with The Reddies as the mascot.  
 
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Refers to the gentrifying effect of the University of Pennsylvania on the West Philadelphia area.

1. First started in 1968, Summerfest also known as "The Big Gig" is now in the Guinness Book of World Records as the World's Largest Outdoor Music Festival. Currently boasting 11 days and nights of music on 13 different stages dispersed throughout the 75-acre Henry Maier Festival Park the fest is located along the beautiful shores of Lake Michigan.

This is what 'water' sounds like when pronounced by a local Philadelphian.

Montana is known as the "Last Best Place" to locals. After the Unabomber, Ted Kaczynski, was captured in a remote cabin outside Lincoln, Montana, Montana became pretty popular in the media as a great hiding place. People were actually printing t-shirts with an outline of the state of Montana, a depiction of Ted Kaczynski's headshot with his unkempt hair, as well as the "Last Best Place" mantra with the word "hiding" scribbled in between 'best' and 'place.'

Local derogatory nickname for Bainbridge Island.