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106. Animed Pet Hospital: Animal Hospital, Vet, Dog Boarding, Dog Grooming, Pet Grooming, Veterinarian, Kennel, Pet Hospital, Dog Kennel, Cat...
107. Cannon's Specialized Upholstery Repair: Stubborn about making a reputation and nonflexible in being customer-oriented, at Cannon's Specialized Upholstery R...
108. Burritos Pizza & Grill: Pizza, Bar, Restaurants, Pizza Restaurants, Mexican Food, Salvadorian Food, Catering, Pizza Delivery, Pizza To Go, ...
109. RE/MAX Home Team: To contact the residential real estate agents in Needham, MA that having the latest information and knowing client-...  
110. Packie: Short for "package store" and slang for a liquor store.  
111. Frog Pond: A popular public ice skating rink in Boston Common.  
112. Non-rhotic: The linguistic term for the Bostonian tendency to leave out an 'r' when it precedes a consonant or is at the end of...  
113. Hub: A term that is slang for the city of Boston. The roots date back to the writer Oliver Wendell Holmes.  
114. Staties: Boston slang for the Massachusetts State Police. This term was used multiple times in the recent Scorsese film "The...  
115. Great Molasses Flood of 1919, The: In 1919, a large vat of molasses burst and flooded the streets in Boston s North End, killing 21 and injuring 150 ...  
116. Union Oyster House: America's oldest restaurant (est. 1826), located on Union Street near Quincy Market.  
117. Fire and Ice: FiRE + iCE is a revolution in dining. An engaging experience that casts off the boredom and sameness of casual din...
118. Commonwealth Avenue: actually its "Comm Ave"  
119. T, The: The T is the Boston form of railway/subway transit. It is the major form of transport in the city.  
120. Logan: Logan International Airport. The airport for flying into and out of Boston. It is located in the Eastern part of ...  
 
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Brew/movie, relating to any number of theaters that serve beer. Popular ones are Kennedy School, Laurelhurst, Baghdad.

The Polar Plunge is an event for the benefit of the Special Olympics during which participants jump into a swimming hole in Lake Monona. Since the event takes place in late February (February 21st, 2009 at Olin Park), the lake is always frozen solid. Only the bravest (craziest) of souls dare jump. For many, sponsoring a "plunger" is the best way to participate in this very Wisconsinesque activity.

Nickname for Warren Buffett, the investing legend known for his disciplined value investing and gaudy long-term returns. The guy simply has a talent for picking good companies with real staying power. Buffett has experienced annualized returns of roughly 20% over a few decades. This is VERY hard to do. He works and lives in Omaha, Nebraska.

A "trilobite bill" passed in the State Legislature in 1986 to make the trilobite the Wisconsin state fossil. These creatures roamed the shallow watery areas of what is now Wisconsin some 400+ million years ago.

Bags, also known as bean bag toss, is a nickname for Cornhole, a game originating in Ohio. The game requires two boards with a hole in them spaced approximately 30 feet apart. You then throw bean bags (or corn filled bags) towards the boards, with the goal of getting them in the hole. You score 3 points for getting a bag in the hole, and...