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46. Quarry, The: A shopping center convenient to the University of Minnesota.  
47. Dome, The: The Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome, where the University of Minnesota Gophers football team play.  
48. Barn, The: Williams Arena, home of the University of Minnesota Gophers basketball team.  
49. CityPages: The weekly news and arts paper for Minneapolis and St. Paul.  
50. CityPages: The weekly news and arts paper for Minneapolis and St. Paul.  
51. Cities, The: Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan area.  
52. Outstate: How people inside the metropolitan Minneapolis/St. Paul area refers to the rest of Minnesota.  
53. Outstate: How people inside the metropolitan Minneapolis/St. Paul area refers to the rest of Minnesota.  
54. Grand Ave: In St. Paul, a popular shopping area.  
55. CafĂ© Latte: An eatery in St. Paul that offers a gourmet "cafeteria", a bakery and a pizza/wine bar.  
56. Red Balloon Bookstore: An independent children's bookstore on Grand Avenue in St. Paul.  
57. Grand Old Day: A summertime celebration on Grand Avenue in St. Paul, to benefit the historic street and its merchants.  
58. Cities, The: A nickname referring to the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area.  
59. Cheeseheads: Anyone from Wisconsin.  
60. Pulse TC: The Twin Cities' once popular but now defunct progressive/independent newspaper.  
 
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Nickname for none other than Larry Bird, native of French Lick and one of the best basketball players of all time.

Bassett Street came within a vote of being renamed Ho Chi Minh Trail in the early 1970's as a protest against the Viet Nam War.

Leftover tomato pie from Palermos (half fried eggplant, half garlic).

Trenton's unique vision of a pizza pie, light on the cheese and heavy with big chunks of tomato drizzled with olive oil.


1. Nickname for the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (or some claim the entire city of Oshkosh) referring to their heavy drinking reputation.

2. Strangely, in an effort to more closely monitor their public reputation, The University of Wisconsin has actually registered the trademarks "Sloshkosh", "UW-0", and "UW-Zero".

Referring to something that was damaged or destroyed during Hurricane Hugo in 1989. The hurricane made landfall as a category 4 storm and did extensive damage to downtown Charleston as well as the northern suburbs of Mount Pleasant, Sullivan's Island, and Isle of Palms.