Refers to the gentrifying effect of the University of Pennsylvania on the West Philadelphia area.
People's Republic of Austin is a nickname for the liberal capital city of Texas. "People's Repuplic" is a namesake often employed by Marxist states, such as People's Republic of China.
Cookies that have white frosting and chocolate frosting. In many other places they are called half and half cookies.
A person so transfixed by gambling machines that he or she becomes virtually oblivious to the rest of the world.
Neorican is a word used for a Puerto Rican living in New York or a native New Yorker of Puerto Rican descent. In Puerto Rico people will often call someone this if they've spent time living in New York.