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61. Newbury Street: One of Boston's main attractions. This street is a great mix of fashionable shopping areas along with beautiful Bo...  
62. Gardens, The: The Boston Gardens. This is adjacent to the Boston Commons and is one of the most gorgeous parts of the city. Man...  
63. Charles River, The: The river running through Boston. It flows right by Harvard and out into the Harbor.  
64. Berklee College of Music: A very prestigious musical academy in Boston.  
65. Abandoned Hospital Ship, The: A local India band that has been playing around the Boston College/Boston University area. They have formed a wide...  
66. Green Monster: The left-field wall of Fenway Park. This is extremely daunting to opposing teams and a landmark that Boston fans a...  
67. Red Sox: The major icon of the city of Boston. The city's baseball team. This team unites the people of Boston.  
68. Curse, The: Refers to the curse of the Boston Red Sox because of their inability to win the World Series. This stems from the ...  
69. Celts: Nickname for the Boston Celtics in everyday Boston language.  
70. Dig: Boston Weekly Dig. A weekly newspaper in Boston that is extremely popular among college students. It focuses on a...  
71. Orpheum, The: The Orpheum Theatre. A major venue for concerts and other entertainment. Very popular among college students atte...  
72. Boston Marathon: The Boston Marathon is a race that occurs every year in April and is deemed a very prestigious marathon.  
73. First Night: A major event taking place on New Year's Eve in Boston. New Years is crazy in Boston because of the art and music ...  
74. Saint Patrick's Day Parade: The St. Patrick's Day Parade is very popular because of Boston's large Irish population.  
75. Gillette: Perhaps the biggest international business that is located in Boston. Gillette makes razors for shaving. Gillette...  
 
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1. Refers to the problems caused when I-93 was to be put under construction. There was a terrible allocation of funds, which caused many citizens to become infuriated with the city.

2. A massive underground highway project, the most expensive in U.S. history.

At In-N-Out burger, there are a couple of things that customers can say when they order to get their food cooked a certain way, even though it is not on any menu. "Protein style" means that your burger is wrapped in lettuce rather than a bun.

A slower version of Southern hip hop that includes techniques like beat skips and record scratches, originating in Houston some time in the 1990s.

So it's officially the South Lake Union Streetcar but what fun is that? The SLUT is short for the South Lake Union Trolley. The SLUT even has its own t-shirts that read "Ride the S.L.U.T."

Bauble, trinket. Usually used when describing the items tourists buy in Times Square to remind them of their trip to NYC. Also known as schlock or kitsch.