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

Dubbed "Touchdown Jesus" by Notre Dame alumni, "The Word of Life," constructed by Millard Sheets, is a mural on the face of the university's Hesburgh Library. Easily viewed from the football stadium, the piece features the looming figure of the resurrected Jesus with arms raised like a referee signaling a touchdown.

1. Children's street game of bygone days, involving pink Spalding (or "spaldeen") ball and broomstick. Now sadly defunct.

2. A street game that resembles baseball, played with a broomstick and a "spaldeen" ball. The game was also played in Jersey, but is largely just a thing of the past. (At least in New York -- you can still find kids playing such games, often called "ba-te" in the streets of Latin American countries.)

Manhattanites refer to those who commute into Manhattan by bridge or by tunnel as "B&T"s, occasionally as an indication of someone who is "not a real Manhattanite", and/or "pays a more reasonable rent or mortgage"

A voluntary program that allows people to purchase a percentage of their electricity from renewable, wind-powered sources.