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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. CR: Common nickname and shorthand for Cedar Rapids.  
3. City of Five Seasons, The: The fifth season more accurately is "time to enjoy the other four," reflecting a leisurely pace of life.
1. Greek Place Vernon Inn, The: It is now closed.  
2. El Rancho: A great inexpensive family-owned Mexican restaurant on the SW side. Daily specials, great margaritas, and a really ...  
3. Starlite Inn: A popular spot for burgers and brew. Their Starlite burgers are great. A nice spot to kick back after work. Out of ...  
 
1. Czech Village: Czech Village is located on the south side of CR and was filled with ethnic restaurants, specialty shops, a butcher...  
2. Downtown: Greatly affected by the flood of 2008, the downtown section of the city is still rebuilding. Downtown is full of bu...  
3. Ghetto, The: Ghetto means a place to live where people don't fuck around and do whatever they want.  
1. Freedom Festival: the best time of the year. Last day fireworks.  
2. 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...  
 
 
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