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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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Theory that the standard price for a slice of cheese pizza moves in lockstep with the price of one subway ride, though no one is 100 percent sure which change causes the other.

A school restroom.

A nickname for Los Angeles.

Nickname for Atlanta that comes from the generally sticky-hot weather in the city.

Philadelphia's area code and a colloquial term for Philadelphia itself, as in the following sentence: "Allen Iverson was really representin' the 215 in Los Angeles last night when he torched Kobe."