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136. Saint Patrick's Day Parade: The St. Patrick's Day Parade is very popular because of Boston's large Irish population.  
137. Gillette: Perhaps the biggest international business that is located in Boston. Gillette makes razors for shaving. Gillette...  
138. John Winthrop: The first governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony back when Boston was first founded.  
139. Bean Town: Another nickname for Boston. This refers to the amount of beans that the city consumes.  
140. Bostonians: A book written by Henry James that outlines aristocratic life in Boston.  
141. Mass Pike: aka "the pike"  
142. Guster: An Indie rock band that originated in the Boston area and is now quite famous.  
143. Ben Affleck: Perhaps the most famous actor to hail from Boston.  
144. Bunk: Bunker Hill Community College. A community college in Boston that is often ridiculed.  
145. MIT: Massachusetts Institute of Technology. One of the world's most prestigious colleges.  
146. Tufts: A renowned school in Boston. It is known for its business program.  
147. Northeastern: A college in Boston that is known for its arts program.  
148. Christopher Columbus Park: A notable park that overlooks the Bay on the East side of the city.  
149. Haymarket Square: A market in Boston that has historical roots. it now sells produce and other such vegetables.  
150. Government Center: A major plaza in Boston that serves as a crossover point for the T. There is generally live music outside in the s...  
 
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