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31. Brooklyn Bridge: This suspension bridge connect Manhattan and Brooklyn across the East River. It was finished in 1883 and became a ...
32. David Chang: Bon Appetit and GQ magazine's 2007 "Chef of the Year," David Chang is New York City's most talked-about chef at the...  
33. Mad Eggs: Curried eggs, served most notably at the Miss Albany Diner.  
34. Professor Java's Coffee Sanctuary: A bohemian coffee shop on Wolf Road that has it all; eccentric d├ęcor, hippie dog treats to go along with the modest...  
35. Billyburg: Nickname for Williamsburg, the multicultural neighborhood of Brooklyn that also happens to be a huge stronghold for...  
36. mafioso: Everyone knows Niagara Falls is really run by the mafia!  
37. Birthplace of the American Sundae: This is a nickname for Ithaca. Ithaca claims to be the birthplace of the American ice cream sundae. A local soda fo...  
38. Drinking City with a Football Problem: Buffalo Bills are a terrible team lately and all there is to do for young adults is drink.  
39. 905, The: When we see Canadian tourists, they are called 'the 905' due to their area code. The Canadian tourists are known t...  
40. B & T: Shorthand for "Bridge and Tunnel," the term for people who make the commute to Manhattan via bridge or tunnel, but ...  
41. Launching Pad: After giving up a record number of homers in its first series, people starting calling the new Yankee Stadium the "...  
42. Saltine Warriors: Original nickname for the Syracuse University sports teams. No, it has nothing to do with crackers, but rather Syra...  
43. Schtupp: A Yiddish (or Yinglish) verb meaning to have sex, or more vulgar equivalents. It comes from a Yiddish word meaning ...  
44. Shot Heard 'Round the World: This is the baseball version of the phrase usually reserved for shots that start wars (like the American Revolution...  
45. High Line, The: The old elevated freight train tracks that run up the west side of Manhattan have now been turned into a public cit...
 
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Trenton has its own 'style' of this lawn game, where one pitches round metal quoits (sort of like metal hoops or rings) at a target.

Refers to the affable demeanor rumored to be common in the Twin Cities and the surrounding areas (although the validity of this stereotype is the subject of some disagreement).

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The Madison Chain of Lakes includes Lake Mendota, Lake Monona, Lake Wingra, Lake Waubesa and Lake Kegonsa. If you're talking to a boater or fisherman, they will just use the term "Madison Chain". These lakes are all very popular recreational lakes.

Children's street game of bygone days, involving pink Spalding (or "spaldeen") ball and broomstick. Now sadly defunct.