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61. W. Washington Historic District: W. Washington St. offers a charming, tree-lined stroll through South Bend's past. Cushing Manor, Studebaker House,...  
62. Near Northwest Neighborhood: The Near Northwest (S. Michigan to Portage Ave.) was a crumbling neighborhood for years, but is now undergoing revi...  
63. Howard Park: Flanked by the East Race Waterway on its north side and Notre Dame's boat launch to the south, the Howard Park neig...  
64. Erskine Manor: With its winding hills and secluded location, Erskine Hills, located on the south side, is one of South Bend's most...  
65. Thyme of Grace: Just east of Indiana University on Mishawaka Ave., Thyme of Grace Is an eclectic locally-owned spot for lunch or te...  
66. East Bank Emporium: Overlooking the St. Joe River at 121 S. Niles Avenue, the Emporium is considered one of South Bend's most romantic ...  
67. Bonnie Doon: Before Sonic, there was Bonnie Doon. South Bend's favorite carhop continues to offer locally produced ice cream in...  
68. Tippecanoe Place: Located in the Studebaker family mansion, Tippecanoe Place is South Bend's most popular spot for a Sunday buffet br...  
69. Rocco's: Located at 537 N. St. Louis Blvd., Rocco's has been one of South Bend's favorite Italian restaurants since 1951. T...  
70. E-Ville: A nickname for Evansville  
71. Fort Wayne Fury: The Fury was a local basketball team that started in 1991 and dissolved in 2001 when the Continental Basketball Ass...  
72. Percy Miller: The real name of Master P, who is not only a hip hop artist and entrepreneur, but also a former player for the CBA'...  
73. Master P: Master P is the stage name of rapper and basketball player, Percy Miller. Miller played basketball for the Fort Way...  
74. Summit City, The: Nickname for the city of Fort Wayne  
75. Fur Trading: The profession of the first settlers to what is now South Bend.  
 
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In January 1996, a blizzard hit and shut down NYC. Hundreds of stranded travelers were forced to live in the terminals of JFK Airport for two days, since even buses and taxis were immobilized.

In the midst of the debate over the Iraq war, a few US congressmen exercised their freedom to slight the French by renaming french fries and french toast in the congressional cafeteria. Enter "Freedom Fries".

1. Freedom Tower, formallly 1 World Trade Center, is the building currently under construction at Ground Zero, the site of the former World Trade Center towers that collapsed with the 9/11 attacks.

2. In March this year they dropped the Freedom Tower name for "1 World Trade Center". It will be 1776 feet high, giving it an extra dose of America.

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

(noun) A longtime election straw poll conducted among the patrons of Duke's Rotary Barber Shop with a reputation for accurately predicting the outcome of local elections.