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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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Philadelphia's motto, coined by William Penn.

A way of chugging an alcoholic beverage by holding it with your bicep and forearm. Named after the town of origin, Saukville Wisconsin.

Philadelphia Eagles fans who boo the team when they're not performing well.

A nickname for Cincinnati in recognition of its former status as a major pork industry center.

Original nickname for the Syracuse University sports teams. No, it has nothing to do with crackers, but rather Syracuse's prominence in the salt trade. The Saltine Warriors then became the Orangemen, and then the more gender-neutral Orange.