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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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A nickname for the Allen's Landing area, the place where August C. and John K. Allen stepped ashore in 1836 and staked claim in the city of Houston.

Nickname for Portland because of all the rainfall it receives. Puddletown has made its way into popular PDX culture, as it's commonly affixed to names of businesses, sports teams, et al.

Original nickname for the Syracuse University sports teams. No, it has nothing to do with crackers, but rather Syracuse's prominence in the salt trade. The Saltine Warriors then became the Orangemen, and then the more gender-neutral Orange.

A six-legged cat beast in Cherokee mythology that has different story variations, depending on where you are (Arkansas, Alabama, Tennessee).

1. The hodag is the official mascot of the Rhinelander area. The mythical beast is the the local high school's mascot. The University of Wisconsin-Madison's ultimate frisbee team has followed suit. They're called the Wisconsin Hodags.

2. The mascot for the Rhinelander area, the hodag is a mythical creature that resembles a large horned lizard-like beast.