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  1. LA is short for La La Land
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  3. Welcome to La La Land
  4. Like San Diego only dirtier
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An LA-based chain for a frozen dessert like frozen yogurt, but with a distinct taste. Over the past few years, it has become a craze all over LA (though now NYC, too). Also referred to as crackberry or frozen heroin juice.

A drinking fountain, or bubbler if you will.

Bauble, trinket. Usually used when describing the items tourists buy in Times Square to remind them of their trip to NYC. Also known as schlock or kitsch.

Gypsy cab is the word for the black town cars that roam the boroughs looking for people who need a ride. If you are standing at the curb, they might pull up to see if you need a cab. In certain parts of the city (the Bronx, parts of Brooklyn, etc.) it is rare to find a yellow cab on duty (unless they just dropped someone off and are headed back to Manhattan), so you need to either call for a car company, or rely on gypsy cabs. It is recommended...

San Antonio is the only U.S. city with five Spanish missions. These historical structures served as the first foundations of the city (the Alamo is the oldest, built in 1718) along the San Antonio River.