The original name for the area now known as Roanoke. "Big Lick" got its name from an exposed portion of salt that drew wildlife to the area.
1. A derogatory term for a person born and raised in the city of Troy, New York. The more proper term would be "Trojan."
2. A derogatory name for the city of Troy itself, likening it to a toilet.
Freakfest is a city sponsored event on state street that was invented in 2007 for the sole purpose of coopting the spontaneous unsponsored event that had been taking place...
really excellent; often combined with "wicked" (wicked-pissah)
Nickname for the city's award-winning daily newspaper, the Providence Journal. This paper holds the distinction of being the oldest continuously published daily in the U.S., having been started in 1829.