After giving up a record number of homers in its first series, people starting calling the new Yankee Stadium the "Launching Pad." As it turns out, there's a wind current caused by the shape of the stadium that tends to lift balls flying toward the right field fence.
What you'll find on local bumper stickers in reference to the town of Homer.
1. Also referred to as the Ban roll-on building, just as a similar building in Portland, Oregon is called.
2. A common nickname for the Second and Seneca Building because of its resemblance to the blue, dome-headed droid in Star Wars.
A pair of 40 foot tall and 20 foot wide cowboy boots, located at the North Star Mall.
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.