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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 nickname for Cincinnati in recognition of its former status as a major pork industry center.

A nickname originally given to the Elmira Civil War Prison Camp by its Confederate prisoners. Hellmira can still be used as a derogatory term for the city of Elmira itself.

Celebrated on February 9th, 2010, a good 53 days before Easter (as opposed to the typical 46 for Mardi Gras), honoring the New Orleans Saints and their new Lombardi Trophy!

Local jargon for Route 60, a main road connecting Mesa to Phoenix

1. Keep Austin Weird was a slogan initiated by the Austin Small Business Alliance to help promote the city and its local businesses. Local street character Leslie Cochran didn't come up with the phrase, but he has become the poster child for it, although unofficially. It has since been trademarked and is now marketed on all sorts of merchandise.

2. A local motto in recent years used to promote the city’s eccentricity and diversity. It featured on innumerable bumper stickers and t-shirts.