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76. St. Paul Grand Gazette: A monthly neighborhood newspaper, focused on the Grand Avenue area in St. Paul.  
77. Pandora's Cup Minneapolis: An uptown, punk-rock-ish coffeehouse in an old tow-story house with a vegan-friendly menu, an art gallery, and even...  
78. Nord'east: Slang for Northeast  
79. Tom Thumb Donuts: Just like normal donuts, but scaled down to bite-size.  
80. Cathedral of St. Paul: A Roman Catholic church that functions as a civic landmark, providing a quiet place of contemplation and community ...  
81. Summit-Selby: A higher-end, now multi-ethnic neighborhood with a number of fine Victorian houses from the 19th century.  
82. Up North: Anywhere north of the Twin Cities, typically in reference to the lakes area where people go for the weekend.  
83. U, The: "The U" is how Minneapolitans (and most Minnesotans) refer to the University of Minnesota Twin Cities. One of the ...  
84. Uptown: An unofficial 'neighborhood' near the lakes; a popular area for restaurants, bars, and shopping.  
85. MOA: Mall of America  
86. Hiawatha Line: Currently the only line on the Twin Cities Light Rail - runs from Downtown through the airport to the Mall of Ameri...  
87. Twinsville: The neighborhood with new developments going up around the new Twins stadium on the north side of downtown Minneapo...  
88. Minneapolitans: Minneapolitans is the nickname for residents of Minneapolis.  
89. Mayslack's Polka Lounge: On North 4th, Northeast in Minneapolis, home of the legendary one-pound hot roast beef sandwich, "since 1955", and ...  
90. Kramarczuk's Eastern European Deli: A remnant of the Eastern European presence in northeastern Minneapolis; offers a great selection of authentic Old W...  
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"Land of 10,000 Lakes and zero Super Bowl wins" Edit | History
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The subject of a famous legend regarding a rich gold mine in the Superstition Mountains-likely exaggerated, but based on the life of "forty-niner" Jacob Waltz in the 1800s. Some people still venture into the mountains looking for the hidden 'treasure'.

A play on Alex Rodriguez's nickname, "A-Rod". Rodriguez first got the nickname after signing an excessive $252 million contract with the Texas Rangers for ten years, starting in 2001. The nickname has followed him to the New York Yankees, where he was traded in 2004. His 2008 salary was $28,000,000.

A baked casserole dish that is commonly eaten in Minnesota homes. Popular varieties include Tator Tot hotdish, Party Potatoes (aka Funeral Potatoes), Green Bean casserole and Wild Rice casserole. Many of these are cooked with Campbell's Soup such as Cream of Chicken.

A mythical six-legged cat; the mascot of Conway High School.

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