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1. Head Light: Portland Head Light. This is a lighthouse located in Cape Elizabeth, at the south of Portland. This is a magnifice...  
2. Bob Marley: Bob Marley is a very funny comedian that hails from Portland. He often makes jokes revolving around New England and...  
3. Old Port: Old Port Exchange. This area runs along the Portland Harbor and generates the Portland night-life. There is a large...  
4. Bear, The: The Great Lost Bear. One of the best bars in Portland. They are known for their selection of local beers and their ...  
5. Prouts Neck: Located in Scarborough, a town to the south of downtown Portland. Prouts Neck projects into the Atlantic and is a c...  
6. Lobster: Lobster is #1 in Portland. This is the big industry in Maine.  
7. Deering Oaks Park: A large public park that consists of tennis courts, a baseball diamond, and a playground. It is a very scenic park...  
8. Sea Dogs: Refers to the Portland Sea Dogs, a AA baseball team that plays in Portland. Sea Dogs games are very popular around...  
9. Shipyard: The most popular and most famous Portland beer. This beer was created in the early 90's and is now known throughout...  
10. Vacationland: Maine is generally referred to as the Vacationland because so many people come up to experience the gorgeous Maine ...  
11. Cony Circle/Cony Rotary: The Cony Circle is very easy to navigate if people would just follow the signs and the correct use of the lines. P...  
12. Sand Hill: The name for a neighborhood north of downtown centered around St. Augustine's Catholic Church.  
13. UMF: Common abbreviation for the University of Maine-Farmington, a public liberal arts college founded in 1864.  
14. Farm, The: Student nickname for Farmington in general and the University of Maine-Farmington in particular.  
15. Beach, The: This is the nickname for a section of the Olsen Student Center at the University of Maine-Farmington. It refers to ...  
 
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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.

The common name of the Newport Southbank Bridge. Given its color and status as a pedestrian bridge, the nickname isn't going away anytime soon.

The bridge connects downtown Cincinnati Ohio to Newport Kentucky. The bridge crosses the Ohio River and is just over a half mile long.

There's a sign at the edge of town that dubs Yakima the "Palm Springs of Washington," alluding to the sunnier weather with respect to the rest of the state.

Bag of chips.

SLUT stands for South Lake Union Transit. It was added at part of mass transit in Seattle a couple of years ago but everybody kind of thinks it's a joke because the trolley doesn't really "go" anywhere. It has since been renamed, the South Lake Union Streetcar (also called the Seattle Streetcar), for obvious reasons. Not quite as dynamic, if you ask me.