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A nickname for the Allen's Landing area, the place where August C. and John K. Allen stepped ashore in 1836 and staked claim in the city of Houston.


1. "Bennies" is more from the Jersey Shore and refers to people from other parts of the area visiting during the summer.

N=Northern NJ
N=NYC ...ies

2. Jersey slang for tourists.

Short for the "Segway Human Transporter", a two-wheeled, motorized sidewalk 'scooter' that one can easily rent or buy in D.C.

A holiday, similar to Valentine's Day, celebrated the third Saturday in October. This holiday was invented by candy confectioners to sell more candy, but it is taken pretty seriously in Milwaukee.