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121. Boston Latin School: The oldest public school in the nation. It was founded in 1635. Although it is a public school, it often has the ...  
122. Harvard College: Founded in 1636, this is America's first college and is seen as a bastion of academic excellence throughout the cou...  
123. Newbury Street: One of Boston's main attractions. This street is a great mix of fashionable shopping areas along with beautiful Bo...  
124. Gardens, The: The Boston Gardens. This is adjacent to the Boston Commons and is one of the most gorgeous parts of the city. Man...  
125. Charles River, The: The river running through Boston. It flows right by Harvard and out into the Harbor.  
126. Berklee College of Music: A very prestigious musical academy in Boston.  
127. Abandoned Hospital Ship, The: A local India band that has been playing around the Boston College/Boston University area. They have formed a wide...  
128. Green Monster: The left-field wall of Fenway Park. This is extremely daunting to opposing teams and a landmark that Boston fans a...  
129. Red Sox: The major icon of the city of Boston. The city's baseball team. This team unites the people of Boston.  
130. Curse, The: Refers to the curse of the Boston Red Sox because of their inability to win the World Series. This stems from the ...  
131. Celts: Nickname for the Boston Celtics in everyday Boston language.  
132. Dig: Boston Weekly Dig. A weekly newspaper in Boston that is extremely popular among college students. It focuses on a...  
133. Orpheum, The: The Orpheum Theatre. A major venue for concerts and other entertainment. Very popular among college students atte...  
134. Boston Marathon: The Boston Marathon is a race that occurs every year in April and is deemed a very prestigious marathon.  
135. 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 ...  
 
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A Jucy Lucy is a cheeseburger which has the cheese inside the beef patty rather than on top. The origin of the Jucy Lucy is under dispute. Some claim that it originated at Matt's Bar in south Minneapolis while others suggest that it was invented at the 5-8 Club, another bar a short distance away (which spells it, "Juicy Lucy").

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.

The North Bay village, so dubbed due to its Brazilian population.

Nickname for Atlanta that comes from the generally sticky-hot weather in the city.

Short for Kummelweck, a roll that is covered in caraway seeds and kosher salt. This New York bread found its way into the original name for Buffalo Wild Wings (Buffalo Wild Wings & Weck). This confuses many people when they hear the nickname BW3's. The third double-u is 'weck'.