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16. City Park: A 1300 acre park in the heart of New Orleans that features a Botanical Garden, an Amusement Park, and other recreat...  
17. Party Central: Refers to the raucous nightlife of Bourbon Street.  
18. Mardi Gras: The most famous event in New Orleans, essentially one humongous free party that includes a parade and costumed reve...  
19. Emeril: Celebrated Chef Emeril Lagasse, a pop-culture icon for New Orleans-style cooking. Emeril's "Homebase" (the corpora...  
20. Chef Paul Prudomme: A Celebrity Chef specializing in Louisiana cuisine, owner of K-Paul's Louisiana Kitchen restaurant in the French Qu...  
21. Pralines: A confectionery dessert made with pecans, vanilla, sugar, evaporated milk, and butter.  
22. Crawfish: A little crustacean that is usually boiled and then consumed in mass quantities.  
23. Central Business District: The New Orleans version of a 'downtown' area.  
24. Warehouse and Arts District: The "SoHo of the South", since 1976's opening of the Contemporary Arts Center.  
25. Magazine Street: A landmark New Orleans shopping area that features boutiques, quirky shops, antique stores, galleries, and restaura...  
26. St. Charles, The: The Royal St. Charles Hotel, a 'contemporary boutique hotel' located near Bourbon Street and the French Quarter.  
27. Bayou: Bayou to a local refers to Bayou St John, which runs along City Park  
28. Cajun: Cajun's do not live in the city of New Orleans or the surronding parishes. They live north of New Orleans, more cen...  
29. Cities of the Dead: New Orleans cemeteries (due to the high water table, people in New Orleans are buried above ground).  
30. Lakeside: A shopping center that offers tax-free shopping for international visitors at its over 120 stores.  
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Nickname for Williamsburg, the multicultural neighborhood of Brooklyn that also happens to be a huge stronghold for NYC hipsters. When you go to Billyburg, make sure to bring a camera to get some super-ironic shots for

A nickname for New York City. Gotham City is a fictional city used in DC Comics, but it is said to be modeled after NYC.

1. Keep Austin Weird was a slogan initiated by the Austin Small Business Alliance to help promote the city and its local businesses. Local street character Leslie Cochran didn't come up with the phrase, but he has become the poster child for it, although unofficially. It has since been trademarked and is now marketed on all sorts of merchandise.

2. A local motto in recent years used to promote the city’s eccentricity and diversity. It featured on innumerable bumper stickers and t-shirts.

Creek, river, stream, etc.

A cheesesteak with Cheese Whiz and onions.