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16. Irish Democrat: Located on one of the main streets running through CR, this popular spot easily located by its forest green exterio...  
17. Hippie HyVee: i thought that one was just called "Ghetto Hy-Vee"?  
18. Tree of Five Seasons: The Tree of Five Seasons, a sculpture downtown, is the Cedar Rapids symbol for its "City of Five Seasons" nickname....
19. Cedar Rapids Flood of 2008: Also considered the Iowa Flood of 2008 because of its damage across the state, the Cedar Rapids Flood devastated th...  
20. Cedar River: Main river that runs through Cedar Rapids, named after the red cedars along its banks.  
21. Mt. Trashmore: The waste facility in town that appears to be more of a mountain of garbage instead of anything productive  
22. May's Island: Island in the Cedar River, part of downtown, which has some of the major city buildings  
23. Field of Dreams: Built in 1988 for the movie "Field of Dreams" starring Kevin Costner, the field is one of the most popular tourist ...  
24. Wood, The: Referring to The Greenwood Lounge, one of Des Moines' oldest and most beloved dive bars. An Ingersoll institut...
25. Whippy Dip: Seasonal ice cream shop with in walking distance of Luther College frequented by college students due to the cheap ...  
26. Vesterheim Museum: Museum featuring artifacts from Norway and early settlers of the area from Norway as well.  
27. uff duh: Norwegian phrase used to express annoyance. Much like the jewish phrase oy ve.  
28. CR: Common nickname and shorthand for Cedar Rapids.  
29. City of Five Seasons, The: The fifth season more accurately is "time to enjoy the other four," reflecting a leisurely pace of life.
30. Freedom Festival: the best time of the year. Last day fireworks.  
 
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Nickname for Portland because of all the rainfall it receives. Puddletown has made its way into popular PDX culture, as it's commonly affixed to names of businesses, sports teams, et al.

Was posted on a billboard in the 70's (I think). Initially referred to all of the layoffs from Boeing in the 60's and 70's since Boeing was the major employer in the area, but has since been used whenever a major employer has done layoffs (i.e., Boeing, Microsoft, etc.).

A cheesesteak with Provolone cheese and onions.

A type of relish made primarily from peppers, beans and onions.

A quintessential Rhode Island treat, made with milk and coffee syrup. Believe it or not, coffee milk is in fact the official state beverage.