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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 cheesesteak with Cheese Whiz and onions.

Short for 'Triangle Below Canal Street'

A bunch of crazies jumping into Lake Monona for the Polar Plunge

The Polar Plunge is an event for the benefit of the Special Olympics during which participants jump into a swimming hole in Lake Monona. Since the event takes place in late February (February 20th, 2010 at Olin Park), the lake is always frozen solid. Only the bravest (craziest) of souls dare jump. For many, sponsoring a "plunger" is the best way to participate in this very Wisconsinesque activity.

A very unique term to New Orleans for the median of a street. The Spanish and French, who effectively split the city in two, could do business on the "neutral ground" of city streets.

1. Question from an Italian beef vendor about whether you would like it dipped in the juice or not.

2. Chicagoans used to refer to Italian Beef as "Dago Beef," but this practice has been phased out in the last few decades as the term has been recognized as highly offensive.