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31. Freedom Festival: the best time of the year. Last day fireworks.  
32. Brucemore: A mansion in CR with a lot of history. The extensive grounds are used for various festivities throughout the year s...  
33. Cruisin' the Ave: crusin' the Ave. to me used to mean going from the 32nd St. Hardees down to the "Vickers" on 1st. and 1st.NW. Cars ...  
 
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No, this does not refer to messing your pants, rather it refers to a Kentucky delicacy. The Hot Brown is an open-faced sandwich of turkey and bacon, covered in Mornay sauce and baked or broiled until the bread is crisp and the sauce begins to brown. Many places...

Means "you should believe me when I say this". May be used at the beginning or end of a sentence. Ex: "Believe you me, Peter, they are up to no good."

Trustafarian is the portmanteau of the words "trust fund" and "Rastafarian". A trustafarian is typically an upper-middle-class white kid who attends school at Boulder who is wholly funded by his parents (whose fortunes are usually amassed through giant corporations) and talks of the evils of capitalism.

A pervasive New York City urban legend tells of infant alligators brought back from Florida vacations and subsequently flushed down toilets only to form scattered colonies of full-grown alligators thriving beneath the city streets. Some versions describe the alligators as albino, having lost their pigment from living in the dark sewers for generations.

A West-Side Manhattan neighborhood that at one time, was just what its name suggests. However, since the 1990s it has somehow managed to evolve into a hip and fashionable place to be, complete with an active nightlife and many trendy nightclubs.