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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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One of NYC's unique customs, a sort of amped-up flea market with food, music, and a variety of other celebratory activities. Street fairs are a good place to just wander around and take in the sights and smells of the real NYC.

A kiosk on Pennsylvania Ave between 10th and 12th Streets where one can rent a Segway Human Transporter, complete with lock and helmet. Please note the phonetic resemblance to the HBO sitcom "Sex and the City," which also employs cheesy plays on words.

Milwaukee-speak for clear soda, such as 7-Up or Sprite.

The subject of a famous legend regarding a rich gold mine in the Superstition Mountains-likely exaggerated, but based on the life of "forty-niner" Jacob Waltz in the 1800s. Some people still venture into the mountains looking for the hidden 'treasure'.

On July 30th, 2009, Harvard professor Robert Louis Gates and Cambridge police officer James Crowley had a private discussion (and some beers) with Barack Obama at the White House after Gates' famous July 16th arrest.

This meeting has been called the "Beer Summit" by amused onlookers.