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1. Woodstock for Capitalists: This is slang for the Berkshire Hathaway annual shareholder's meeting. Warren Buffett's thousands of cult followers...
2. Creighton: Established in 1878, Creighton University is Omaha's jesuit catholic university. The university includes both unde...  
3. Ted & Wally's: An old-school soda fountain in the Old Market area, serving up some of the best ice cream in Omaha since 1986. The ...  
4. Joslyn Art Museum: Nebraska's largest visual art museum; this distinguished institution has been an Omaha institution since 1931. The ...  
5. Nebraska Furniture Mart: greast fast service  
6. Mall, The: Refers to the Gene Leahy Mall, a park in downtown Omaha. The Mall contains beautiful landscaped gardens, a lagoon, ...  
7. Dundee Theatre: Originally built as a vaudeville theatre in the 1920s, this vintage building is now Omaha's finest art, independent...  
8. Rosenblatt Stadium: Omaha's most visible baseball stadium, home to the Omaha Royals (minor-league) baseball team. It has also hosted th...  
9. Elmwood Park: The popularity of this large park (over 200 acres)can be partially ascribed to the golf course, swimming pool and b...  
10. Homer's: Homer's is a great place to score used music and movies. Be prepared to dig for treasure in their extensive invento...  
11. Lewis and Clark Visitor Center: The headquarters for the historic trail are here in Omaha. The rangers stationed at the center will help you plan y...  
12. Heartland of America Park: A riverfront park in downtown Omaha infused with even more aquatic beauty, in the form of fountains and a lake. In ...  
13. Gallup University: Gallup offers globally-prestigious business and management-related education. Their Omaha campus is situated right ...  
14. Freedom Park: The Navy Museum is located here, on the bank of the Missouri River, just south of the airport. There are several in...
15. Crescent Moon Ale House: This establishment features a generous and unique variety of beers on tap, and a second level that contains a Germa...  
 
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Keep Austin Weird was a slogan initiated by the Austin Small Business Alliance to help promote the city and its local businesses. Local street character Leslie Cochran didn't come up with the phrase, but...

1. Named after Claude Treme, the Treme (pronounced truh-MAY) neighborhood (often referred to simply as 'Treme') is the first free neighborhood of color in America. Treme is the location of Congo Square, where African folkways and music were permitted to flourish long before slaves were able to freely congregate anywhere else in the country. Treme is also the site of Storeyville, and is as close to any one place in New Orleans as can be considered the actual birthplace of jazz. Claiborne Avenue, which forms the northern border of Treme, was once the wealthiest African-American commercial district in the US, until I-10 was constructed in 1966. Today, Treme is still home to beautiful creole architecture, vibrant restaurants (like Dooky Chase, Lil Dizzy's, and Willie Mae's Scotch House), and live oaks. Louis Armstrong National Jazz Park is located in Treme, as is the Mahalia Jackson Theater of Performing Arts.

2. Treme is also the name of an HBO series to come out in 2010 about the neighborhood's ongoing rebuilding efforts after Hurricane Katrina. The series was created by David Simon, who also created the hit series "The Wire".

Very bad windy storm spinning off the coast causing ferocious northeast winds. EX: "Mary, get the shovels outta the cella, looks like we're in for a northeastah tonight".

1. Because of its elevation of roughly 2,600 feet, Bluefield has relatively mild summers, earning the nickname "Nature's Air Conditioned City".

2. I grew up in Bluefield and it never really gets hot enough to swim outside even in the dead of summer.