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211. Troylet: A derogatory term for a person born and raised in the city of Troy, New York. The more proper term would be "Trojan...  
212. Trojan: A native of Troy  
213. Houston Street: A major street in downtown Manhattan whose spelling mimics a certain Texas town but is pronounced "How-sten". West ...  
214. Mermaid Parade: The Mermaid Parade, Coney Island's tribute to its own forgotten Mardi Gras, is a slightly bizarre celebration desig...  
215. 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...  
216. Woolworth Building: One of the oldest and the most famous skyscrapers in New York City, this fifty-seven story building is listed as on...  
217. NYSE: NYSE is the acronym for the New York Stock Exchange.  
218. Syms: A famous bargain designer clothing store on Park Avenue, where the motto is "an educated customer is our best custo...  
219. Municipal Building: The Manhattan Municipal Building was built to accommodate the expanded bureaucracy arising from the consolidation o...  
220. Century 21: A downtown Manhattan store, not to be confused with the Real Estate company of the same name, that sells designer i...  
221. Police Plaza: The headquarters of the NYPD is difficult to miss even in Times Square, since it has been labeled, in accordance wi...  
222. San Gennaro Feast: The Annual Feast of San Gennaro in Little Italy is NYCs oldest and biggest religious street festival.  
223. Macy's Day Parade: Short for Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, this extravaganza is a Thanksgiving Day tradition in NYC. The three-hour ...  
224. View, The: This popular TV show is one of many filmed in New York City before a live studio audience.  
225. Astroland: The Astroland Amusement Park at Coney Island is home to the world-famous Cyclone rollercoaster.  
 
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Italian Ice

The silly, yet well-documented, correlation between the price of a subway ride and a slice of pizza in New York City. Also called the "pizza principle".

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.

Refers to the gentrifying effect of the University of Pennsylvania on the West Philadelphia area.

Loving and loyal reference (in the most self-depreciating way) to the Denver Broncos. See: Denver Broncos, Orange Crush