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166. Boston Celtics: Boston's own NBA (basketball) team.  
167. Back Bay: A trendy residential area west of Boston Commons.  
168. Mapparium: A really neat if slightly geeky amusement, where one can walk inside a three-story-high glass globe (circa 1935).  
169. Copley Square: A plaza in the Back Bay area surrounded by historic buildings, including the Boston Library.  
170. Across the River: On the other side of the Charles River; can have a derogatory connotation.  
171. All Set: Done or ready to do something.  
172. American Chop Suey: Macaroni casserole with ground beef and tomato sauce.  
173. Mass Ave: Massachusetts Avenue  
174. Comm Ave: Commonwealth Avenue  
175. Man Ray: An underground goth-industrial-kink club on Brookline Street.  
176. B'daydas: Potatoes  
177. Bahn: Garage  
178. Bahnie: One of the obnoxious, high-brow "smarter-than-thou" elitists of Cambridge who think themselves above the rules the ...  
179. Bankin: A small hillside, or a river bank.  
180. Barrel: Garbage can  
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Provel cheese is most commonly found on "St. Louis style" pizza. It is a combination of cheddar, swiss and provolone cheeses. Provel was originally invented in St. Louis in 1947 by Costa Grocery (now known as Roma Grocery on the Hill) and the Hoffman Dairy of Wisconsin. Their goal was to create a cheese that melted, but didn't leave strings when you took a bite.

A nickname for Portland given by none other than George Bush and his staff. Every time he would visit there would be such protests and demonstrations that he did not return to Portland when seeking reelection in 2004; but sent other staff members to gain support.

The North Bay village, so dubbed due to its Brazilian population.

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.

Literally, "Is it not so?", a slurring of "ain't it, hey?". May be used after a statement of fact when one expects a response, reply, or nod of acknowledgement. Ex: "Dem Brewers is doin' good dis year, aina hey?".