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151. Allston: The neighborhood in Western Boston that consists of mainly college students from BC and BU.  
152. Phoenix: The Phoenix. A Boston newspaper much like the Weekly Dig. This newspaper is primarily read by college students an...  
153. JP: Jamaican Plain. A neighborhood in Boston that consists of many three-decker houses and is generally a cheaper part...  
154. Boston Public Library: This library has been around since the late 1800s and is often considered a landmark because of its beauty and size...  
155. Axis: A club famous for its "Drag Queen Mondays"; on Lansdowne Street near Kenmore Square.  
156. Raven Used Books: A used book store in Harvard Square that stocks a great selection of scholarly and academic material (understandabl...  
157. Brattle Theater: An art and foreign cinema in Harvard Square.  
158. Veggie Planet: A vegetarian restaurant in Harvard Square famous for its healthy pizzas.  
159. Boston University: A well-known private research and academic institution located near the Charles River and Back Bay.  
160. Harvard Yard: A famous set of square, old-style brick buildings draped with ivy, on Massachusetts Avenue in Cambridge.  
161. Yankee: A magazine celebrating New England life.  
162. Haymarket: A huge open-air weekend market, offering quite a decent variety of fruits and vegetables at excellent prices.  
163. Hamburg: Hamburger meat/ground beef  
164. Frappe: Milkshake  
165. Blinkah: Blinker; automobile turn signal.  
 
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1. A common question in Saint Louis upon meeting someone. It is thought that meaningful stereotypes can be made of a person once knowing where he went to high school. This is perhaps a testament to the intense segregation that has plagued the city.

2. the most commonly used question in stl; the first thing people ask when they meet you.

The Bankhead Bounce is a dance that originated in the Bankhead neighborhood on the west side of Atlanta.

The intersection of Stewart Avenue and 17th Avenue on Wausau's Southwest side, known because there are so many stoplight that the intersection is lit up like a Christmas tree. The intersection used to hold some sort of record for the number of lights used, but construction has since decreased the actual number (although there are still a lot).

A hearty main course stew usually made with regionally sourced ingredients that include some combination of meats, onions, okra tomatoes, lima beans, and a copious amount of butter.

Coffee laced with chicory. Rumored to have originated in New Orleans during the Civil War, when the city was under a federal blockade and could not import enough coffee, which necessitated blending the coffee with chicory root. Chicory is added to coffee in other parts of the world, including Madras and Belgium. Made famous at Cafe Du Monde on Jackson Square.