A derogatory local nickname for Albany invoked by its more disenchanted residents.
Carry a heavy load or a bulky package for a distance: "The MTA is on strike every Christmas, so we schlep our packages from Macy's to Grand Central"
1. Tonic is the common generic term in Boston for soft drink.
In New York City, green markets are the name people use for what the rest of the country refers to as a farmer's market.
New Orleans cemeteries (due to the high water table, people in New Orleans are buried above ground).