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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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Nickname for the Waffle House restaurant chain.

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 has been phased out in the last few decades as the term has been recognized as highly offensive.

The old elevated freight train tracks that run up the west side of Manhattan have now been turned into a public city park with gardens, lounge areas, and great views of the city.
Kentucky's obsession with the University of Kentucky men’s basketball team. The tradition rich program is a great source of pride for the locals. The team has seven NCAA and two Helms national championships...

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.