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106. Blue Line: Consists of 19.5 mile trunk line in the Chicago Transit Authority's rapid transit system which extends through Chic...  
107. Metro, The: A music venue located in Wrigleyville.  
108. Grant Park: One of Chicago's most well known parks whose most notable features are Buckingham Fountain and the Art Institute of...  
109. Lincoln Park: A community area on the North side of Chicago. Lincoln Park includes the Link Park Zoo, and one of the Depaul Univ...  
110. Regal Showplace: The largest movie theater in Crystal Lake. It is an extremely nice theater that is fairly new. It is a big theate...  
111. Bully Valley: Bull Valley is a very small neighborhood to the north of Crystal Lake that is known for its affluence. It is known...  
112. Northwest Herald: The Northwest Herald is the only newspaper of McHenry County. It is printed in Crystal Lake.  
113. Main Beach: One of the parks that is taken care of by the Crystal Lake Park District. It is the most famous beach in Crystal La...  
114. Northwestern: Northwestern University. One of the best private universities in the world. It is known for its school of journal...  
115. ETHS: Evanston Township High School. This school consists of about 3,000 students. Its major rival is New Trier High Sc...  
116. Arch, The: The Arch refers to the Northwestern Arch that is at the front of the Northwestern Campus. This is a major landmark...  
117. Purple Line: The Purple Line of the CTA (Chicago Transit Authority) runs through Evanston on its way north. It is part of the L...  
118. Hundo: Closed in 2009  
119. BK Lounge: The local Burger King in Evanston. This is a very popular spot because most of the bars in Evanston close before 2...  
120. Allstate: The Allstate Corporation is one of Chicago's biggest corporations and is located in Northbrook.  
 
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Milwaukee-speak for clear soda, such as 7-Up or Sprite.

An old nickname for Knoxville for its former prominence in the textile industry. At one point Knoxville had 20 textile mills, but they started to close in the 1950's.

Potatoes

1. A nickname for Seattle that hearkens back to the Alaska Gold Rush, when prospectors would get outfitted in Seattle and then travel north along the Inside Passage to Alaska.

2. A (laughable) nickname for Seattle. Seattle is perhaps more aptly described as the Gateway to the Pacific.

Referring to something that was damaged or destroyed during Hurricane Hugo in 1989. The hurricane made landfall as a category 4 storm and did extensive damage to downtown Charleston as well as the northern suburbs of Mount Pleasant, Sullivan's Island, and Isle of Palms.