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211. Rat, The: Short for the Rathskeller, a legendary underground (in both senses of the word) music venue in Kenmore square, esta...  
212. Tonic: Tonic is the common generic term in Boston for soft drink.  
213. Southie: This refers to a person from South Boston. Many Southies are generally Irish in ethnicity. They have the stereoty...  
214. Cambridge: An area across the Charles River, best known for its two premier learning institutions, Harvard and MIT.  
215. Sox: Nickname for the Boston Red Sox, Boston's professional baseball team.  
216. So don't I: A negative-positive form of "So do I."  
217. Legal Seafood: The best place to eat seafood in Boston; or the safest at least, since the restaurant not only prides itself on the...  
218. Newberry Comics: The original Newbury Comics still stands on Newbury Street in Boston and remains a great place to poke around for c...  
219. Science Museum, The: Common reference to the Boston Museum of Science, a hub of research,education, and invention, but most importantly,...  
220. Boston Baked Beans: Boston is famous for its baked beans; here, they are made with molasses and onions, and seasoned with salt pork or ...  
221. Boston Clam Chowder: The traditional Boston chowder is generally a very rich, cream-based variety made with clams (of course) and potato...  
222. Boston Underground, The: An independent newspaper focused on activism, investigative journalism, and social justice.  
223. Freedom Trail: A walking 'tour' marked by red bricks leading through downtown Boston and sixteen major historical landmarks.  
224. Harvard Square: A hub of activity crawling with academic-types who frequent the bookstores, cafes, and other nearby stores.  
225. Boston Common: The Boston Commons. Boston's main public park. this is a beautiful area with all sorts of vendors and occasional ...  
 
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Forbes Magazine bestowed this honor upon the Mile-High city in light of its record breaking contraceptive sales.

1. Italian swear word used commonly, since most of the city is Italian. Let's just say it's an f-word.

2. New York Italian slang for the "f word"

The subject of a famous legend regarding a rich gold mine in the Superstition Mountains-likely exaggerated, but based on the life of "forty-niner" Jacob Waltz in the 1800s. Some people still venture into the mountains looking for the hidden 'treasure'.

A nickname for the Dinkytown area that is earned by the many rowdy college kids that live in the neighborhood.

A play on Alex Rodriguez's nickname, "A-Rod". Rodriguez first got the nickname after signing an excessive $252 million contract with the Texas Rangers for ten years, starting in 2001. The nickname has followed him to the New York Yankees, where he was traded in 2004. His 2008 salary was $28,000,000.