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121. Seafood City: A large Asian market in University City that sets a good portion of low-priced Western goods amidst the exotic and ...  
122. Whitaker Music Festival: Free Wednesday evening concerts offered at the Missouri Botanical Gardens in the summertime.  
123. Way Out Club: A rough and tumble psychobilly jukebox joint that also features live bands almost every night.  
124. Dogtown: Nickname for the Claytin/Tamm neighborhood.  
125. Dutchtown South: A diverse neighborhood in St. Louis that includes a section of antique and specialy shops, several neighborhood par...  
126. Grand Center: An arts and entertainment section of St. Louis, the city's epicenter for art, museums, music, and theater.  
127. Hill, The: A traditionally Italian-American neighborhood south of Forest Park in St. Louis that retains much of its cultural f...  
128. Lafayette Square: A National Historic District just south of the downtown area, and the oldest such district in St. Louis. The area ...
129. LaSalle Park: One section of the three-neighborhood "Old Frenchtown" of St. Louis that border the southern end of the downtown ar...  
130. Compton Heights: A historic neighborhood to the near south of the city of St. Louis, one of the oldest planned residential areas, it...  
131. Princeton Heights: An older residential area near the intersection of Kingshighway and Gravois that has a small-town feel and an activ...  
132. Shaw: One of the most intact older niehgborhoods in the historic part of St. Louis, just east of the Missouri Botanical G...
133. Southampton: A quiet, traditionally Germanic neighborhood in south St. Louis, just west of Kingshighway Blvd; a reputedly safe, ...  
134. Southwest Garden: A large neighborhood just west of the Missouri Botanical Garden that includes a great deal of historical architectu...  
135. Soulard: A neighborhood in historic south St. Louis known for its boisterous Mardi Gras and Bastille Day celebrations, also ...  
 
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1. A nickname for Seattle that hearkens back to the Alaska Gold Rush, when prospectors would get outfitted in Seattle and then travel north along the Inside Passage to Alaska.

2. A (laughable) nickname for Seattle. Seattle is perhaps more aptly described as the Gateway to the Pacific.

People jokingly refer to Cambridge as the "People's Republic" because of its left-leaning residents.

Citywide catastrophe rumored to have been started by the "O'Leary cow." As legend goes, the O'Leary cow kicked over a lantern in the O'Leary farm which started to spread throughout the city. Every building in the city, which was made out of wood then, was either damaged or destroyed with the exception of the Water Tower which stands to this day.

To pack snow

noun - called the "easement" or "treelawn" in other localities, the "devil-strip" is what we call the grassy strip between the street and the sidewalk.