A trip to the liquor store.
The 13th step of the State Capitol Building (on the west side) happens to be situated exactly one mile (5280 feet) above sea level.
Provel cheese is most commonly found on "St. Louis style" pizza. It is a combination of cheddar, swiss and provolone cheeses. Provel was originally invented in St. Louis in 1947 by Costa Grocery (now known as Roma Grocery on the Hill) and the Hoffman Dairy of Wisconsin. Their goal was to create a cheese that melted, but didn't leave strings when you took a bite.
A derogatory local nickname for Albany invoked by its more disenchanted residents.
1. Philadelphian speak for Italian Ice, a frozen desert made of flavored syrup.
2. Italian Ice