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31. Fittin' to: Chicago urban vernacular for "about to," as in "I'm fittin' to go to Jewel to pick up some flour."  
32. Circle, The: Not to be confused with the Loop, the Circle refers to the intersection of I-90/I-94 and I-290, just west of downto...  
33. UICC: University of Illinois at Chicago Circle (UICC) is the former name of the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). ...  
34. 773-202-LUNA: A catchy little jingle that gets stuck in Chicagons' heads when watching Luna carpet store commercials.  
35. 312: 312, pronounced 3-1-2, is an "urban" wheat beer made by local Goose Island Brewery. 312 is also the most recognizab...  
36. diagonal street: Chicago has a near-perfect grid of perpendicular streets, with the exception of a few main diagonal streets that ge...  
37. Cornerstone Children's Learning Center: Day Care, Learning Center, Child Care, Preschool, Pre Kindergarten, Summer Camp, Flex Care, Drop In Care, Child Tim...
38. Seniors Insurance Choices: Providing affordable final expense insurance, Medicare Advantage, annuities, at Seniors Insurance Choices in South ...
39. Chicago Bicycle Company: Bicycle Shop, Bicycle Store, Bike Shops, Bike Repair, Bike Maintenance, Mobile Bike Repair, Bicycle Accessories, Mo...
40. Milwaukee Diagnostic Auto Center: Auto Repair, Brakes, Tires, Shocks Struts, Transmission
41. A. Lopez Truck Tire Service Inc.: Tire Shop, Truck Repair Shop
42. Linda Marino PhD: Psychologist, Couples Therapy, Anxiety, Ptsd, Adhs, Depression
43. Ink and Iron Custom Tattoo Studio: Proficient in making the wind carry their fame across the streets, lanes, and by-lanes, we are the body jewelry and...
44. Daniel Mintz, Attorney At Law: Family Law Attorney, Paternity Attorney, Adoption Attorney, Divorce Attorney, Criminal Defense Attorney, DUI Attorn...
45. SJM AutoWerks: Auto Repair, Brake Repair, Tire Repair, Transmission Service, Car Maintenance, Foreign Car Repair, Commercial Auto ...
 
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1. A supermarket shopping cart.

2. The vehicles in a race held by Carnegie Mellon during their spring carnival since 1920.

A Three Way (spagetti, chilli and cheddar cheese) plus red beans AND diced onions.

This is an endearing nickname for New York, New York. Although most would regard New York City as more influential than the rest of the state in its entirety, this double naming causes problems for upstaters when they tell people where they're from when abroad. (People in other countries are often unaware that New York is both a state and a city.)

The best time for the Waste Disposal services to strike is the hottest days in summer, with trash cooking in the sun; the best time for MTA workers to strike is at the height of Christmas Shopping. And they do.

Bassett Street came within a vote of being renamed Ho Chi Minh Trail in the early 1970's as a protest against the Viet Nam War.