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61. Mystery Castle, The: An incredible piece of architecture on the southern edge of Phoenix; recommended by locals-there is an interesting ...  
62. Squawpeak Pots: A series of pots set along the Squawpeak Parkway, an attempted 'art project' on the part of the city that has recei...  
63. Muffler Man, The: A large fiberglass statue of a lumberjack, complete with axe, proudly flanking a building materials retail store. U...  
64. Heard Museum: A museum dedicated to Native American heritage, arts and culture, especially those from the Southwest. It was start...  
65. Arizona Science Center: A great science museum in downtown Phoenix, featuring hands-on exhibits, an IMAX theater and a planetarium. Exhibit...  
66. Hall of Flame Museum of Firefighting: A collection of vintage firefighting memorabilia, firetrucks and equipment. Also, offers a wealth of information ab...  
67. Phoenix Suns: Phoenix's NBA (basketball) team, housed at the US Airways Center.  
68. Phoenix Coyotes: Phoenix's NHL (professional hockey) team.  
69. Castles and Coasters: A popular family amusement park in the Phoenix area, featuring roller coasters, water rides, miniature golf, and ot...  
70. Arizona Republic, The: One of the daily newspapers serving the greater metropolitan Phoenix.  
71. Valley of the Sun, The: Often shortened as "The Valley"; also "West Valley" and "East Valley" differentiation  
72. Phoenix New Times, The: The Phoenix version of NYC's "Village Voice"; a free weekly paper discussing everything from politics to the arts, ...  
73. UPX: Acronym for the University of Phoenix, an educational institution specializing in adult education and distance educ...  
74. Fashion Square: A high-end shopping mall, claiming to be the 5th largest in the country; offers such amenities as valet parking and...  
75. Waterfront, The: An upscale shopping and dining district located in a strip along the Arizona Canal.  
 
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An old nickname for Knoxville for its former prominence in the textile industry. At one point Knoxville had 20 textile mills, but they started to close in the 1950's.

A french-style doughnut, typically dusted with powdered sugar and accompanied by a cup of chicory-laced cafe au lait. Made famous in Cafe Du Monde, located in the old French Market on Jackson Square.

While outsiders might assume you can borrow money from your buddy and he will lend it to you, in Wisconsin we borrow everything. i.e. "Can you borrow me ten bucks?" "No, sorry. I can't borrow it to you 'cuz then I won't have enough left for the brat fry."

Red and green chile sauce together with the same dish.

1. Question from an Italian beef vendor about whether you would like it dipped in the juice or not.

2. Chicagoans used to refer to Italian Beef as "Dago Beef," but this practice became has been phased out in the last few decades as the term has been recognized as highly offensive.