The Rhode Island version of "People's Court"; a tv show where real people have their cases heard...and broadcasted...from Providence Municipal Court. The show is hosted by Chief Judge Frank Caprio. Only in America can you become a pseudo-celebrity for getting a parking ticket.
1. The Japanese cherry tree that makes the National Cherry Blossom Festival possible. The festival first started in 1934 to commemorate the mayor of Tokyo's gift of 3,000 sakuras to the city of Washington, D.C. The number of trees has since grown to over 6,000.
2. Japanese cherry tree.
Theory that the standard price for a slice of cheese pizza moves in lockstep with the price of one subway ride, though no one is 100 percent sure which change causes the other.
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 (laughable) nickname for Seattle. Seattle is perhaps more aptly described as the Gateway to the Pacific.