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76. Red Balloon Bookstore: An independent children's bookstore on Grand Avenue in St. Paul.  
77. Grand Old Day: A summertime celebration on Grand Avenue in St. Paul, to benefit the historic street and its merchants.  
78. Cities, The: A nickname referring to the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area.  
79. Cheeseheads: Anyone from Wisconsin.  
80. Pulse TC: The Twin Cities' once popular but now defunct progressive/independent newspaper.  
81. Minneapolis Central Library: A landmark civic building downtown; also, Minnesota's main library.  
82. St. Paul Arts Crawl: An artist-run showcase where works are displayed at a variety of venues throughout the city.  
83. Skyways: Enclosed breezeways that connect buildings to each other and allow for pedestrian traffic.  
84. St. Paul Pioneer Press: A newspaper serving the Twin Cities region  
85. HHH Metrodome: The Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome is best known for being home to the Minnesota Vikings. The dome has capacity of up...  
86. Honey Sunflower Ice Cream: A cherished and delicious tradition at the Minnesota State Fair, vanilla or chocolate ice cream flavored with swirl...  
87. Summit Avenue: The longest and best-preserved row of Victorian mansions in the United States.  
88. St. Paul RiverCentre: A downtown convention center on the banks of the Mississippi; hotels, dining, parking, visitor attractions, and NHL...  
89. Rice Park: The site of a major wetland in the area, Rice Lake, and a popular area for camping, skiing, or snowmobiling.  
90. Harriet Island: A 100-year-old public park centrally located in the Twin Cities, host to picnic areas, concerts, festivals, fairs, ...  
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A very unique term to New Orleans for the median of a street. The Spanish and French, who effectively split the city in two, could do business on the "neutral ground" of city streets.

Notorious nearly right angle turn on Interstate 90 in the southeastern section of downtown.

A derogatory local nickname for Albany invoked by its more disenchanted residents.

An act first practiced at Brookfield Central High School in the mid-1990s. Several students from the Milwaukee suburb of Brookfield, being of a gentle disposition, sought a safer and more sanitary form of humiliation than the traditional swirlie, which involves holding someone's head in a toilet and then flushing. The new "Brookfield swirlie" consisted of holding the victim's head down on...

really excellent; often combined with "wicked" (wicked-pissah)