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1. People's Republic of Soviet Monica: Also, very popular with Santa Monica City Council who realize who their mentors are!  
2. Smog Angeles: Smog Angeles is a nickname for the city of Los Angeles, which is often affected by excessive smog.  
3. Rodeo Drive: The three blocks between Wilshire and Santa Monica Boulevards are one of the most famous-and most expensive-shoppin...
4. Kumeyaay: The Kumeyaay, also know as the Diegueños, are the natives of the San Diego area (and of the southwestern US and Nor...  
5. Cross Dress for Less: Local nickname for the off-price retailer "Ross Dress for Less." Ross Stores is headquartered in nearby Pleasanton,...  
6. Tehrangeles: A nickname for Los Angeles, which has a large Iranian population, especially in West Los Angeles and Beverly Hills.  
7. Casual Car Pool: Term for the organized carpooling system in San Francisco where carpoolers meet at a designated spot and share ride...  
8. Downtown: The central business district of Los Angeles, almost an entire city in its own right.
9. Rock, The: Nickname for Alcatraz, the once-high-security prison that is now a major bay-area tourist attraction.  
10. Breeder: A heterosexual person in gay culture.  
11. Hungry Cat: Tucked into an unassuming spot in the Sunset and Vine complex in Hollywood, this is a popular seafood restaurant wi...
12. Golden Gate Bridge: completed in 1937, it is a world famous suspension bridge with connects the northern tip of the San Franciscan Peni...
13. 415: A reference to the city's area code, it refers to the city as a whole.  
14. Alcatraz: Alcatraz was a maximum security prison located on Alcatraz Island off of the San Francisco coast. Closed in 1963, i...
15. Oaklander: Those that reside and grew up in Oakland, California.  
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The Alabama dish brought to fame by the movie of the same name is traditionally made from green tomatoes breaded with corn meal.

The intersection of Park Street and Regent Street. It was named this in honor of the Greenbush neighborhood (and old Italian neighborhood) and Josie's Spaghetti House.

1. A favorite food of kids in the Milwaukee Public School System (MPS) and a Milwaukee classic! Pork shaped into a form kind of resembling a chicken drumstick, but...

A series of pots set along the Squawpeak Parkway, an attempted 'art project' on the part of the city that has received mixed responses from the citizens. Locals occasionally contribute a toilet to the display in order to express their sentiments.

The technical definition is an adjective used to describe something as cheap or inferior. New Yorkers use it as a term encompassing all of the souvenirs sold in Times Square that tourists take home with them to remind them of their trip to New York City. (I mean, what else would you call a melamine ash tray shaped like a yellow taxi?) AKA kitsch. Individual items of schlock or kitsch are known as tchotchkes.