City Dictionary - The Dictionary with Local Flavor
Search In: Florida Entire Site

Top Florida Entries

61. Congri: Rice and beans cooked together.  
62. Maduros: Fried plantains  
63. Paella: Seafood and rice dish.  
64. Cafecito: Cuban coffee  
65. Coconut Grove Arts Festival: One of the nation's premier outdoor arts festivals occurs in February in the Coconut Grove area.  
66. Casa Casaurina: 1114 Ocean Drive, the three-story Spanish-Mediterranean palace and former home of the late Gianni Versace.  
67. Temple Emanu El Synagogue: A large Temple at the intersection of Washington Ave. and 17th Street in the South Beach area of Miami.  
68. Miami Beach Convention Center: This large convention center often hosts huge car and boat shows.  
69. Eden Roc: The Eden Roc Hotel and Resort at 4525 Collins Ave, a notable 1950s-era resort.  
70. Hurricane Season: June-November, officially.  
71. Graves Museum: Graves Museum of Archeology and Natural History in Dania, Florida.  
72. Nation's Bank Tower: A neon-lit highlight of the Miami skyline.  
73. Miami River: The river that flows through downtown Miami from the Everglades into the Port of Miami.  
74. Birckell Ave Bridge: Crosses the Miami River.  
75. Biscayune Bay: A 35-mile long lagoon, part of which forms the boundary between the Miami and Miami Beach areas.  
 
< 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 >
 
Florida Tagline
"Florida: Not just for old people" Edit | History
Poll
Past Words of the Day

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. Children's street game of bygone days, involving pink Spalding (or "spaldeen") ball and broomstick. Now sadly defunct.

2. A street game that resembles baseball, played with a broomstick and a "spaldeen" ball. The game was also played in Jersey, but is largely just a thing of the past. (At least in New York -- you can still find kids playing such games, often called "ba-te" in the streets of Latin American countries.)

free snacks served in bowls or baskets (i.e., peanuts, chips, popcorn), usually set out on the bar; drinking leads to frequent trips to the restroom, where patrons may not have washed their hands previous to dipping them in the snacks

A drinking fountain, or bubbler if you will.

The people in Buffalo are a very religious bunch (mostly Roman Catholic), as well as very taken to their alcohol.