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151. Grumpy's Nordeast: Northeast Minneapolis bar featuring plentiful local beers and a semi-secret fire pit.
152. 331 Club: Northeast Minneapolis bar featuring free live music every night of the week, trivia and Blingo.
153. Mesa Pizza By the Slice: Small pizza place in Dinkytown selling specialty pizza's with a wide variety of toppings. The restaurant is very si...  
154. Moneyapolis: An endearing term for Minneapolis, used mostly by the younger crowd.  
155. Mini Apple, The: The Mini Apple is a playful nickname for Minneapolis. It's not quite the Big Apple (New York), but is apple-worthy ...  
156. Flour City: A nickname for Minneapolis, largely a result of its long history of wheat milling. General Mills, a huge flour powe...  
157. Med City: Med City is a nickname given to the city of Rochester because of its world famous Mayo Clinic. A number of local bu...  
158. Mayo Clinic: A world-class medical facility and medical school in Rochester, Mayo Clinic is never pronounced with "the" in front...  
159. Best Place to Live: Rochesterians take pride in their city and weren't surprised by Money Magazine's "Best Places to Live" survey putti...  
160. Rochesterian: Rochesterian is a nickname for a Rochester resident.  
161. Largest Ear of Corn in the World: Outside the Seneca food processing plant there's a huge water tower that is supposedly the world's largest ear of c...  
162. No Natural Lakes: An oddity in the "Land of 10,000 Lakes," Rochester (as well as the entire Olmsted County) doesn't have a single nat...  
163. Air-Conditioned City: Nickname for Duluth because of the cooling effect of Lake Superior in the summer months.  
164. Emerald City on the Hill: Nickname for the city of Duluth  
165. Valley, The: Apple Valley aka "The Valley" is one of the greatest cities in the world. Unlike many other hometowns, most college...  
 
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"Smog Angeles" is what many San Diegans call Los Angeles, the rival city to the north.

Subduction zone that stretches along America's west coast, from Northern California and up to British Columbia. If a megathrust earthquake ruptures across this area, Seattle could be hit with an earthquake in the 9 magnitude range on the Richter scale.

Illinois is the home of the America’s original March Madness Basketball Event. The Peoria Civic Center is currently the home of the IHSA boy’s state games. Over 60,000 people attend yearly.

1. In New York City, when you order a "slice," it is assumed that you are ordering a slice of plain cheese pizza. If you say: "Give me a slice," then you'll be handed a slice of cheese pizza. If you want toppings, you need to specify your slice (ie: "I'll have a slice of pepperoni.").

2. In NYC, it is very common to "grab a slice" as you're walking somewhere. Pizza, that is. People in this city all seem to be able to eat and walk at the same time with ease, and street-front windows where you can grab a slice to go are plentiful!

A coffee crawl is like a bar crawl, but for coffeehouses. A local tour company, Seattle By Foot, stages these crawls on weekends, offering the opportunity to experience Seattle's coffee shops, which constitute ground zero for many coffee enthusiasts. And, yes, there's more than just Starbucks on the tour!