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16. Venetian, The: Venice in Vegas; an Italian-themed luxury hotel on the Strip complete with gondolas, fantastic restaurants and high...
17. Grand Canal Shoppes, The: A high-end shopping "district" inside the luxurious Venetian Hotel, modeled to look like an Italian village with co...  
18. Strip, The: The "tourist trap" section of Las Vegas Boulevard. About 4 miles of sheer sensory overload lined with huge theme ho...
19. Tourist Corrider, The: A local reference to "The Strip", the section of Las Vegas Boulevard where all the big theme hotels are located.  
20. Chapel of Love, The: One of Vegas' famous 'quickie" wedding chapels; here, you can hit the "drive-thru" chapel or get hitched by an Elvi...  
21. Little White Chapel: A quickie wedding chapel famous for their drive-through "Tunnel of Love" ceremony.  
22. Fremont Street Experience, The: In the downtown "historic" area, a 5 block section of Fremont Street where many notable casinos are located. I rece...
23. Glitter Gulch: Refers to the "historic" downtown area of Vegas around the Fremont Street area.  
24. Naked City: bordered by Industrial on the West, Las Vegas Blvd (the strip) on the East, Wyoming on the North, and Sahara on the...  
25. Gateway Arts District, The: An area located around the intersection of Las Vegas Boulevard and Charleston Boulevard frequented by hipsters and ...  
26. Golden Nugget Las Vegas: The largest casino-hotel in the downtown, and one of the oldest.  
27. UNLV: The University of Las Vegas  
28. Las Vegas Convention Center: A huge convention center featuring a 90,000 square-foot exhibition halland other amenities for hosting large gather...  
29. Fruit Loop, The: The LGBT entertainment epicenter of Las Vegas, a cluster of gay bars and clubs just off the Strip.  
30. New York, New York: One of the huge theme hotels on the Strip, this one obviously designed to look like New York City.
 
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Slang for a member of the Bloods, a gang whose members wear red.

Rappers will sometimes call Ft. Myers "Lil Pakistan" because of its relatively high crime rate. Although Pakistan's crime rate is low compared to industrialized countries, people in the US often get the impression that Pakistan is war-torn and crime-ridden, in all places at all times.

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"

Runner's World named the Crazylegs one of the 100 races. Crazylegs was started in 1981 and was named in honor of the then-Athletic Director Elroy "Crazylegs" Hirsch, a Wausau native and former professional running back...

In most parts of the world a sieve is a perforated instrument used to strain liquids, but at UW hockey games at the Kohl Center a sieve is the away team's goalie. After every Wisconsin goal the student section engages in a chant that likens the goalie to an instrument that lets things through its grasp.