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241. San Diego-Tijuana Metro: This is short for the San Diego-Tijuana Metropolitan Area, which is typically considered the metropolitan area that...  
242. Hollywood Walk of Fame Star Unveiling: The world-famous, seventeen-block Walk of Fame on Hollywood Boulevard holds a monthly 'star' unveiling ceremony, fr...  
243. Hollywood Boulevard: A famous street in Los Angeles that is particularly notable for the Hollywood Walk of Fame among its wide variety e...  
244. Beverly Hills: The neighborhood southwest of downtown Hollywood where many celebrities live, dine and shop. This part of LA has a ...  
245. PickFair: The palatial home of Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks in the 1920s  
246. Port of San Francisco
247. San Francisco International Airport
248. Berkeleyite: What do you call someone from Berkeley. Well now you know! This almost-forgotten slang term is the official/unoff...  
249. San Franciscan: Those who are from San Francisco.  
250. Jack London Square: One of Oakland's top tourist attractions, the Square is located on the waterfront of the city and includes stores, ...  
251. Oakland Museum of California: Opened in 1969, the Oakland Museum includes multiple pieces of art and exhibits dedicated to history and natural sc...  
252. Lake Merritt: Lake Merritt is spelled with two 'T's. It was created by damming a tidal slough, and mayor Samuel Merritt paid for ...  
253. MC Hammer: A famous rapper from Oakland, known for his 1991 hit, "Can't Touch This".  
254. Tupac: One of the most popular rappers in history, Tupac also known as Machiavelli was born in Oakland. He produced multi...  
255. Loma Prieta Earthquake: A major earthquake that reached a 6.9 on the Richter Scale. it ironically occurred during the World Series between...  
 
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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.

1. A nickname for Seattle that hearkens back to the Alaska Gold Rush, when prospectors would get outfitted in Seattle and then travel north along the Inside Passage to Alaska.

2. A (laughable) nickname for Seattle. Seattle is perhaps more aptly described as the Gateway to the Pacific.

Region of New York State in which Utica resides. James Fenimore Cooper (the most famous bad writer in American Literature) set his "Leatherstocking Tales" in this region.

Subduction zone that stretches along America's west coast, from Northern California and up to British Columbia. If a megathrust earthquake ruptures across this area, Seattle could be hit with an earthquake in the 9 magnitude range on the Richter scale.

1. Freedom Tower, formallly 1 World Trade Center, is the building currently under construction at Ground Zero, the site of the former World Trade Center towers that collapsed with the 9/11 attacks.

2. In March this year they dropped the Freedom Tower name for "1 World Trade Center". It will be 1776 feet high, giving it an extra dose of America.