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166. Hell's Kitchen: "Damn good food by celebrated chefs" on South 10th Street in Minneapolis.  
167. Minneapolis College of Art and Design: An internationally recognized art college in south Minneapolis that has been around for over 100 years.  
168. Cheapo: A used music and movie chain in the Minnesota/St. Paul area, started in 1972.  
169. Uptown Art Fair: A celebration and fundraising event for the Uptown merchant's association; showcases the work of Minneapolis-based ...  
170. Excelsior Bay Books: An independent bookstore on Water Street in Minneapolis.  
171. Adele's Frozen Custard & Old Fashioned Ice Cream: A local favorite, a little parlor in Excelsior serving authentic frozen custard, ice cream, and snack-type sandwich...  
172. Burrito Loco: Burrito Loco is a restaurant/bar in Dinkytown next to the University of Minnesota. The concept has become a favor...  
173. Psycho Suzi's Motor Lounge: Northeast Minneapolis Tiki Bar that's home to the strong drinks, excellent pizza and the prettiest patio in the cit...
174. Grumpy's Nordeast: Northeast Minneapolis bar featuring plentiful local beers and a semi-secret fire pit.
175. 331 Club: Northeast Minneapolis bar featuring free live music every night of the week, trivia and Blingo.
176. 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...  
177. Moneyapolis: An endearing term for Minneapolis, used mostly by the younger crowd.  
178. 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 ...  
179. Flour City: A nickname for Minneapolis, largely a result of its long history of wheat milling. General Mills, a huge flour powe...  
180. 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...  
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Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis or IUPUI, the acronym that inspired the not-so-flattering nickname.

A nickname for St. Louis, originating in the Native American burial mounds that were once common to the city.

Trenton has its own 'style' of this lawn game, where one pitches round metal quoits (sort of like metal hoops or rings) at a target.

Savannah has earned this somewhat dubious designation, probably due to the popularity of local 'ghost tours' among tourists.

She-had-a-boy-again is a play on the Sheboygan's name. I heard of this recently when speaking with a friend of mine who's a Sheboygan native. As far as my friend knows, the meaning doesn't go any deeper than the phonetic relationship.