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46. Sea Dog Biscuits: Popular dessert treat sold at Portland Sea Dogs games consisting of frozen ice cream between two cookies.  
47. Uncle Henry's: (noun) Highly popular weekly advertising magazine dating to the late 1960s and published in Augusta. Famous for car...  
48. KMD: (noun) Very common nickname for Kennedy Memorial Drive, one of Waterville's main east-west streets.  
49. Calumet Bridge at Old Fort Western: The former Father Curran Bridge across the Kennebec River in downtown Augusta was given this new official name in 2...  
50. Star Trek Room, The: Nickname at the University of Maine-Farmington for the auditorium in C23 Roberts Learning Center, and named for its...  
51. Blaine House, The: 1. Mansion located on State Street just north of the Statehouse. It was once occupied by James G. Blaine, prominent...  
52. Piggery, The: One time pig farm operated by residents of the Augusta Mental Health Institute (AMHI). The ruins of the Piggery can...  
53. Cony: The longtime name of Augusta's high school. It was formerly located on Cony Circle east of downtown but moved into ...  
54. Augusta Crossing: Shopping area developed ca. 2006 east of I-95 and south of Western Avenue, largely on wooded land once owned by the...  
55. Gin Mill, The: Upscale bar developed ca. 2008 above Riverfront barbecue and Grill on Water Street in downtown Augusta.  
56. Riverfront Barbecue and Grill: Restaurant started in the early 2000s on Water Street in a 100+ year old building massively renovated for the proce...  
57. 92 Moose: Bills itself as "Central Maine's #1 Hit Music Station". Popular Top 40 type station at 92.3 on the FM dial.  
58. Vaughn Woods: A place located in Hallowell, Me, where people go and walk trails and there are many beautiful areas of water,trees...  
59. S & L Upholstery: 1.Full service upholstery shop located at 16 Page Street in Augusta, Me. Specializes in convertible tops, auto inte...  
60. Capital Weekly: Capital Weekly Newspaper A weekly newspaper that covers Augusta, Hallowell, Gardiner and surrounding communities o...  
 
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A very unique term to New Orleans for the median of a street. The Spanish and French, who effectively split the city in two, could do business on the "neutral ground" of city streets.

1. The Hollywood sign has been changed to "Hollyweed" on a few occasions, once in the '70s after legislation that would decriminalize marijuana, as well as for a scene in a movie. Since then marijuana...

1. A bizarre piece of architecture that looks like a piece of a fairy-tale, now a private home in Beverly Hills. It was originally built for a movie studio in 1921 and then moved to its current location five years later.

2. Originally called the "Spadena House", The Witch's House was also originally intended to not look like a total spooky horror. Well, that didn't work out, which is why everyone knows it as "The Witch's House".

While outsiders might assume you can borrow money from your buddy and he will lend it to you, in Wisconsin we borrow everything. i.e. "Can you borrow me ten bucks?" "No, sorry. I can't borrow it to you 'cuz then I won't have enough left for the brat fry."

General Motors and Ford, the two major automotive companies in the city.