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1. Grosse Pointe: The generic name used to refer to the five adjacent cities of Grosse Pointe Park, Grosse Pointe City, Grosse Pointe...
2. Mile, The: A reference to 7 Mile Road.  
3. Arsenal of Democracy: A term for Detroit coined by former president Franklin Roosevelt during the second World War to describe the transi...  
4. Bad Boys: Former name for the Detroit Pistons.  
5. Windsor Ballet: Strip clubs in neighboring Windsor.  
6. Down River: Areas south of Metro Detroit.  
7. Da Dead Wings: A reference to the Detroit Wings when they lose.  
8. Big Two, The: General Motors and Ford, the two major automotive companies in the city.  
9. Coney Island: A restaurant chain in Detroit known for its cheap but amazing food.  
10. Ren Cen, The: Also known as the Renaissance Center.  
11. Lou's Deli: A famous deli widespread around the city, known for its corned beef sandwiches.  
12. Detroit Techno: A distinct musical movement in Detroit which originated in the early 1990's and survives today.  
13. Isle, The: An island in Detroit where people stunt on each other and have fun.  
14. D-Town: Another name for Detroit.  
15. Hockeytown: Another name for Detroit, an allusion to the city's strong hockey heritage.  
 
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This is a name commonly used for bicycle rickshaws that generally transport tourists around the city. The "driver" names their prices usually, so make sure you ask before your ride starts exactly how much it will cost.

A drinking fountain, or bubbler if you will.

Trustafarian is the portmanteau of the words "trust fund" and "Rastafarian". A trustafarian is typically an upper-middle-class white kid who attends school at Boulder who is wholly funded by his parents (whose fortunes are usually amassed through giant corporations) and talks of the evils of capitalism.

A cheesesteak with Provolone cheese and onions.

Coffee laced with chicory. Rumored to have originated in New Orleans during the Civil War, when the city was under a federal blockade and could not import enough coffee, which...