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  1. Oaktown: The Sunny Side of the Bay
 
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The native Rhode Islanders' reference to the hordes of tourists from Massachusetts who swarm their beaches each summer.

A house in a neighborhood east of Memorial Park that has been entirely covered with beer cans, supposedly the contents of which were all consumed by the artist.

(noun) A longtime election straw poll conducted among the patrons of Duke's Rotary Barber Shop with a reputation for accurately predicting the outcome of local elections.

Razor Clam Capital is a nickname for Cordova. So is "Clam Town."

A popular--and relatively new--nickname for the city of Houston, which refers to “chopped and screwed,” an authentically Houston style of music.