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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. Brassfield's Computer Service: Computer Repair, Computer Store, Computer Repair Services, Computer Services, Laptop Repair, Avg Services, Nobilis ...
24. Iowa Beef Steak House: At our American restaurant & bar, Iowa Beef Steak House in Des Moines, IA we have created an ambiance where custome...
25. Field of Dreams: Built in 1988 for the movie "Field of Dreams" starring Kevin Costner, the field is one of the most popular tourist ...  
26. Wood, The: Referring to The Greenwood Lounge, one of Des Moines' oldest and most beloved dive bars. An Ingersoll institut...
27. Whippy Dip: Seasonal ice cream shop with in walking distance of Luther College frequented by college students due to the cheap ...  
28. Vesterheim Museum: Museum featuring artifacts from Norway and early settlers of the area from Norway as well.  
29. uff duh: Norwegian phrase used to express annoyance. Much like the jewish phrase oy ve.  
30. CR: Common nickname and shorthand for Cedar Rapids.  
 
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A mythical six-legged cat; the mascot of Conway High School.

The grassy area between the sidewalk and the curb, usually owned by the city.

Nickname for Atlanta that comes from the generally sticky-hot weather in the city.

A person so transfixed by gambling machines that he or she becomes virtually oblivious to the rest of the world.

1. Granolaville is a nickname for Madison's Marquette neighborhood, which is well known for its bustling activity along Williamson (Willy) Street. In Granolaville you'll find great restaurants, bars, and--oh yeah--lots of hippies.

2. Slang for the Williamson Street (popularly dubbed "Willy Street") area, a very hippy-like neighborhood with a great food co-op and trendy hipster bars.