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211. Daily Grind, The: A popular local coffee shop that even roasts its own beans, located on the ever-popular Lark Street.  
212. Troylet: A derogatory term for a person born and raised in the city of Troy, New York. The more proper term would be "Trojan...  
213. Trojan: A native of Troy  
214. Houston Street: A major street in downtown Manhattan whose spelling mimics a certain Texas town but is pronounced "How-sten". West ...  
215. Mermaid Parade: The Mermaid Parade, Coney Island's tribute to its own forgotten Mardi Gras, is a slightly bizarre celebration desig...  
216. City Hall: The historic New York City Hall in lower Manhattan is the oldest such building in the U.S. to still be used for its...  
217. Woolworth Building: One of the oldest and the most famous skyscrapers in New York City, this fifty-seven story building is listed as on...  
218. NYSE: NYSE is the acronym for the New York Stock Exchange.  
219. Syms: A famous bargain designer clothing store on Park Avenue, where the motto is "an educated customer is our best custo...  
220. Municipal Building: The Manhattan Municipal Building was built to accommodate the expanded bureaucracy arising from the consolidation o...  
221. Century 21: A downtown Manhattan store, not to be confused with the Real Estate company of the same name, that sells designer i...  
222. Police Plaza: The headquarters of the NYPD is difficult to miss even in Times Square, since it has been labeled, in accordance wi...  
223. San Gennaro Feast: The Annual Feast of San Gennaro in Little Italy is NYCs oldest and biggest religious street festival.  
224. Macy's Day Parade: Short for Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, this extravaganza is a Thanksgiving Day tradition in NYC. The three-hour ...  
225. View, The: This popular TV show is one of many filmed in New York City before a live studio audience.  
 
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Father Baker is waiting to be canonized at Our Lady of Victory. He used to run a house for boys and now every child is threatened to be sent to Fr. Baker's when they are bad.

A common street-vendor food; a big, soft pretzel with coarse salt, often eaten with mustard.

Region of New York State in which Utica resides. James Fenimore Cooper (the most famous bad writer in American Literature) set his "Leatherstocking Tales" in this region.

"Who dat?" is the shorthand version of a cheer for the New Orleans Saints football team (2009 NFC Champs!). The entire cheer is: "Who dat? Who dat? Who dat say dey gonna beat dem Saints?" This phrase has been popularized by the New Orleans Saints, especially this year now that our dominant Saints team is hitting it big on the national stage.

1. Not just to carry a load for a considerable distance, but also slang for an awkward, clumsy, or stupid person.

2. There is also a metal-wire cart with two wheels, which often folds to save space when not in use. It is used...