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16. Murph, The: A popular nickname for Qualcomm Stadium, formerly called Jack Murphy Stadium.  
17. San Diego State University: A huge university in the California State University system. Its enrollment is about 35,000 students. Popluarly cal...  
18. Hyphy: A hip hop movement associated with musicians in the Bay Area.  
19. Los Feliz: A very busy boulevard that is like a continuation of the Golden State Freeway. It is Spanish for The Happy Boulevar...
20. Boccali's Pizza and Pasta: A family owned and operated Italian restaurant two miles east of the heart of downtown. This is a local favorite w...
21. Boccali's Strawberry Shortcake: Seasonal dessert at Boccali's Pizza and Pasta restaurant made from fresh strawberries from the gardens out back. P...
22. MOCA: The Museum of Contemporary Art
23. Silver Lake Reservoir: Named after Herman Silver, a member of LA's first Board of Water Commissioners, this is a Department of Water and P...
24. El Gran Burrito: 24-hour authentic Mexican street food in a big outdoor kitchen and patio the corner of Santa Monica Blvd. and Vermo...
25. Chavez Ravine: The site of the current Dodger Stadium, this used to be a neighborhood made up of mostly Mexican-American immigrant...  
26. Cinespia Film Screenings : All summer, Cinespia hosts movie screenings on a big screen outdoors at the Hollywood Forever cemetery on Santa Mon...
27. Christmas Day tiger attack: On Christmas Day 2007, a 17-year-old boy, Carlos Sousa Jr., was attacked and killed by a tiger that had escaped fro...  
28. Mann's Chinese Theatre Footprint: A famous ceremony whereby the cream of the celebrity crop are honored by having their footprints immortalized in we...  
29. San Diego Zoo: The San Diego Zoo is one of the nicest and most progressive zoos in the world.
30. Echo Park: A district of Los Angeles, northwest relative to the downtown area, that was the original center of the film indust...  
 
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Slugging is a form of hitchhiking in DC that benefits both the hitchhiker and the driver. The driver can use the much faster HOV lane after taking on a passenger.

A reference to the relatively laid-back pace of the city.

Minnesota bars, particularly those Northeast Minneapolis are known for their meat raffles. Typically run by a charity, raffle tickets usually sell for $1 apiece and winners get to choose their cut of meat.

Old nickname for Milwaukee, esp. in the 19th century. The source of the nickname was the cream colored bricks once manufactured in Milwaukee.

Dubbed "Touchdown Jesus" by Notre Dame alumni, "The Word of Life," constructed by Millard Sheets, is a mural on the face of the university's Hesburgh Library. Easily viewed from the football stadium, the piece features the looming figure of the resurrected Jesus with arms raised like a referee signaling a touchdown.