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61. Swiss Embassy: A great place to experience concerts, films and other family activities; on Cathedral Ave.  
62. Halloween: In Georgetown, a huge costume party for adults which includes a fair amount of barhopping.  
63. RFK Stadium: Home to the Washington DC United Soccer Team.  
64. Ellipse, The: An interesting sculpture situated in President's Park, just south of the White House  
65. Christmas Tree Lighting: On the second Thursday in December, the President and First Lady light a big Christmas tree for public viewing.  
66. Metro Etiquette: In the DC subways, be sure to stand on the right on the escalators in order to let the busy commuters run by unimpe...  
67. DC: Washington DC, AKA The District of Columbia, to locals.  
68. Row Houses: A style of housing dating back to the 17th century, similar to a town home; very common in the older parts of D.C.  
69. Exorcist House: The house whose exterior, including the infamous staircase, were featured in the 1970s classic horror movie of the ...  
70. Washington Marina: The 'first class' marina built to satisfy Franklin D. Roosevelt's Presidential Order.  
71. Foggy Bottom: Washington D.C.'s west end district, named after an odiferous gasworks situated there at one time; now home to Geor...  
72. Einstein: A statue of Albert Einstein, located outside the museum of the National Academy of Sciences. Also, a popular climbi...  
73. Department of the Interior: The entity entrusted with protecting and providing access to the natural and cultural heritage of the United States...  
74. Federal Reserve: The central bank of the United States, located on northwest L Street.  
75. West End: Nickname for the area between Lafayette Square and Georgetown, one of the oldest neighborhoods in the city.  
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Term for the organized carpooling system in San Francisco where carpoolers meet at a designated spot and share rides. Started in the mid 1970s when oil prices were...

Common phrase that you learn and laugh at in elementary school in WC. Refers to the fact that you can go into town via High Street, then hang a right on Gay Street and exit town to the east side.

A panty tree is a designated tree below a chairlift on top of which people can throw bras, panties, and the like. Steamboat has such a tree and it's chock-full of undergarments of all colors. It's about midway up the Storm Peak Express chairlift.

Short for Kummelweck, a roll that is covered in caraway seeds and kosher salt. This New York bread found its way into the original name for Buffalo Wild Wings (Buffalo Wild Wings & Weck). This confuses many people when they hear the nickname BW3's. The third double-u is 'weck'.

A skewered concoction of veal and pork unique to Pittsburgh.