A nickname for Portland given by none other than George Bush and his staff. Every time he would visit there would be such protests and demonstrations that he did not return to Portland when seeking reelection in 2004; but sent other staff members to gain support.
The "Gum Wall" is just that, a wall of a building with chewed gum stuck to it. It's an odd landmark found at the famous Pike Place Market.
A Triple-A minor league baseball team in Albuquerque that derives its name from a Simpsons episode in which Homer tries to stop the Springfield Isotopes from moving to Albuquerque.
Term for the organized carpooling system in San Francisco where carpoolers meet at a designated spot and share rides. Started in the mid 1970s when oil prices were...
A reference to the relatively laid-back pace of the city.