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91. Old Stone House: The oldest house in D.C., built in 1765 by a cabinet maker.  
92. Awakening, The: A huge aluminum sculpture of a giant clawing its way out from the underground, located on the grounds of Haines Poi...  
93. Tidal Basin: An artificial inlet of the Potomac River that links to the Washington Channel.  
94. Sakura: The Japanese cherry tree that makes the National Cherry Blossom Festival possible. The festival first started in 19...  
95. Vietnam Memorial: A national war memorial in Washington D.C. honoring those who died or disappeared in service during the Vietnam War...  
96. Rock Creek Path: A parkway running through western D.C., surrounded by lovely park-like scenery.  
97. X6 Shuttle: A shuttle bus that runs between Union Station and the National Arboretum.  
98. Constitution Gardens: A 50-acre national park with a small lake, adjacent to the National Mall.  
99. Folk Festival: Great live music and craft vendors at Glen Echo in the spring.  
100. Woodley Park Historic District: An early 20th century neighborhood containing two distinctive luxury hotels of the era; the Shoreham and the Wardma...  
101. Cleveland Park: An area known for its historical residences and vintage buildings, in the Connecticut Avenue Corridor section of D....  
102. Van Ness: A neighborhood in the Connecticut Avenue Corridor Section, just north of Cleveland Park.  
103. INTELSAT: A futuristic-looking building overlooking Connecticut Avenue from International Drive, designed to be economical in...  
104. Georgetown University: A private Jesuit research and academic institution located in the Georgetown neighborhood.  
105. Circulator: A bus service in Georgetown.  
 
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A derogatory nickname for Fort Myers

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.

Stretch of Peachtree Rd in the Buckhead neighborhood of Atlanta that is marked by the presence of a number of large churches built close together.

This has become the popular name for Millenium Park's famed stainless steel sculpture, "Cloud Gate." It was completed in 2005.

A reference to the three main stars on the Boston Celtics--Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, and Ray Allen. The term was popularized by an ESPN commercial in which Scott Van Pelt is met with a barrage of potential nicknames from the "Big Three" themselves. After hearing a bunch of bizarre ones--and a lame one in the "Three Amigos"--Van Pelt simply silences them with the genius "Boston Three Party".