Nickname for Providence used mostly by students of Providence College and fans of the school's D1 athletic teams.
A six-legged cat beast in Cherokee mythology that has different story variations, depending on where you are (Arkansas, Alabama, Tennessee).
Racing a bicycle down a hill, starting at the Oregon Zoo. Riders will take MAX light rail to the zoo and repeat.
Term for the organized carpooling system in San Francisco where carpoolers meet at a designated spot and share rides. Started in the mid 1970s when oil prices were sky-high, casual car pools are not run by an established organization, but are rather arranged ad hoc and continue on tradition. People involved will know the pickup and drop-off points, as well as the rules--the most important of which is that there's no money exchanged between drivers and riders.
The Spanish (or Spanglish) pronunciation of the Lower East Side of Manhattan. This neighborhood is largely Hispanic and, more specifically, Puerto Rican.