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91. Preservation Hall: A classic New Orleans Music Hall that features nightly jazz concerts.  
92. Fat Tuesday: The Tuesday before Lent.  
93. Anne Rice: The famous author of "Interview With the Vampire" was born and raised in New Orleans, and indeed her popular "Vampi...  
94. Steamboat House: A style of home in New Orleans reminiscent of life on the Mississippi; the first of its kind was built in 1875, and...  
95. Jazz Funeral: A tradition in New Orleans; essentially a funeral ceremony with a musical accompaniment.  
96. Maple Street Book Store, The: What's not to love about this 40 year old, Uptown New Orleans bookstore whose motto is "Fight the Stupids!".  
97. Evangeline: A famous poem written by Henry Wadsworth loosely based on the expulsion of Acadians from Nova Scotia and their subs...  
98. UCM: A weird roadside attraction near New Orleans that bills itself as "Louisiana's Most Eccentric Museum".  
99. Gator: An alligator, of course.  
100. Hotel Monteleone: A historic French Quartet hotel that has been in operation since the late 1800s.  
101. Oz: New Orlean's most popular gay dance club, located on Bourbon Street.  
102. Louis Armstrong: One of the most famous American jazz musicians, Armstrong was born and raised in New Orleans.  
103. Creole Queen, The: An authentic paddlewheeler boat with the largest indoor capacity of any excursion vessel in New Orleans.  
104. New Orleans Saints: Official name for the National Football League team in New Orleans, LS. Part of the National Football Conference. ...  
105. Chris Paul: Born and raised in Winston-Salem, and a former Wake Forest Demon Deacon, Chris Paul is now an NBA superstar as a Ne...  
 
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A plate of half chicken tenders and half french fries.

Local slang for a type of hard-shell clam, later, a fictional suburb of Providence featured on the "Family Guy" television show.

Local jargon for Route 60, a main road connecting Mesa to Phoenix

A nickname for Fort Worth, Texas.

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.