"Smog Angeles" is what many San Diegans call Los Angeles, the rival city to the north.
Nickname ascribed to Charlotte that dates back to the Revolutionary War when Charlotte residents clashed with British troops. The term was originally used by General Charles Cornwallis to describe the fiery independence of Charlotteans. Although the NBA has taken away...
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.
Honolulu's (as well as the rest of Hawaii's) area code is 808. People will sometimes say "representin' the 808" to identify themselves as Hawaiians.
In the early 1900s, the nickname for a group of early skyscrapers at the intersection of 20th Street and 1st Ave.