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16. Missoura: Local pronunciation of Missouri in some regions of the state. It's "Missouree" in the St. Louis area.  
17. Becky's Carpet and Tile: Becky is notable for her commercials, in which she flies around the map on a magic carpet to peddle her wares.  
18. Mississipi River: Borders St. Louis to the east.  
19. KWUR: KWUR 90.3, Washington University's underground radio station.  
20. PlaybackSTL: St. Louis' premier local music magazine.  
21. Vintage Vinyl: An eclectic record store in business since 1979, featuring all types of music.  
22. Shanti, The: A popular live music venue on Allen Street in St. Louis.  
23. Phoenix, The: A nightclub, restaurant, and live music venue on Lemay Ferry Road.  
24. Voodoo Lounge, The: A live music venue located in the Harrah's Casino.  
25. Bluebird, The: A favorite local venue with good sound, good parking, and good drinks.  
26. Upstairs Lounge, The: A well-kept secret enclave of lounge and hip hop music tempered with a decent flow of cocktails.  
27. Rooster: This downtown café offers pancakes and crepes that earned it the designation of having the "best breakfast" in St. ...  
28. King Louis IX: The namesake of St. Louis and former King of France.  
29. 1904 World's Fair: Saint Louis' World's Fair in 1904 featured the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, which marked the centennial of the hi...  
30. 1904 Olympic Games: The 1904 Olympics were hosted in St. Louis, a matter of pride for the city.  
 
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Refers to the affable demeanor rumored to be common in the Twin Cities and the surrounding areas (although the validity of this stereotype is the subject of some disagreement).

The culmination of all run off and spillage from the beer vendors at a Madison Mallards game. The extra beer runs down a funnel into a bucket. Not for the faint of heart, but it doesnt taste all that bad, a little flat maybe.

Big-Z is the nickname of Chicago Cubs' pitcher Carlos Zambrano. The 6'5" native of Venezuela is one of the better pitchers in the game today and is one of the best hitting pitcher in the modern era with a career batting average around .240 and legitimate home run power.

A popular breakfast food in New England; a pancake made with cornmeal, generally served with butter and/or maple syrup. And to the gluten-free...a good cause for celebration (and a visit to Rhode Island)!

A Cajun American play on the word "go", which derives its orthography from French influence in the area. You'll often see the word used in reference to Louisiana sports teams, as in "Geaux (LSU) Tigers" and "Geaux (New Orleans) Saints".