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1. City of Five Smells, The: Some refer to CR as the City of Five Smells since the odor from various grain & food processing plants (Quaker Oats...  
2. Czech Village: Czech Village is located on the south side of CR and was filled with ethnic restaurants, specialty shops, a butcher...  
3. Downtown: Greatly affected by the flood of 2008, the downtown section of the city is still rebuilding. Downtown is full of bu...  
4. Ped Mall: Located in downtown Iowa City, the Pedestrian Mall (Ped Mall) spans from Burlington Street to Washington Street and...  
5. Pentacrest: On the University of Iowa campus, this section of land is made up of the Old Capitol building, Jessup Hall, Macbrid...  
6. Iowa City Jazz Fest: This festival began in 1991 and has become a nationally recognized event. Big names in jazz have come to Iowa City ...  
7. University of Iowa: Iowa City is home to the University of Iowa. Around 31,000 Hawkeyes are enrolled at U of I, and students permeate t...  
8. Intermediate Directions: Instead of using names for neighborhoods, Cedar Rapids residents often use the intermediate directions of Northeast...  
9. Ghetto, The: Ghetto means a place to live where people don't fuck around and do whatever they want.  
10. SE-SW-NE-NW: CR isn't usally discussed in terms of neighborhoods. It's usually just divided into these four directions. If someo...  
11. Lindale and Westdale Malls: Cedar Rapids has two malls on opposite sides of town. Westdale is bigger but has a dwindling amount of stores and L...  
12. Greek Place Vernon Inn, The: It is now closed.  
13. El Rancho: A great inexpensive family-owned Mexican restaurant on the SW side. Daily specials, great margaritas, and a really ...  
14. Starlite Inn: A popular spot for burgers and brew. Their Starlite burgers are great. A nice spot to kick back after work. Out of ...  
15. Zoey's Pizza: A poor imitation of a Chicago style pizza. The crust is too thin and there are too little toppings- both should be...  
 
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A nickname for Fort Worth, Texas.

The Cincinnati version has less viscosity than the traditional Texas-style, and different spices that render it more 'strong' than 'hot' by most accounts.

A nickname for the 174 bus between Seattle and Federal Way.

Theory that the standard price for a slice of cheese pizza moves in lockstep with the price of one subway ride, though no one is 100 percent sure which change causes the other.

A pair of 40 foot tall and 20 foot wide cowboy boots, located at the North Star Mall.