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451. Canal Street: A major and usually quite congested street in lower Manhattan lined with hundreds of discount retailers that separa...  
452. Ferrara's: A now-famous, family-owned place to buy fresh Italian pastries. Ferrara's, founded in 1892, claims to be "America's...  
453. Mott Street: The center of Manhattan's Chinatown, a crowded tourist trap of a street that fades into Little Italy if followed to...  
454. Park Avenue: A high-end district located on Manhattan's Upper East Side between Madison Avenue and Lexington Avenue.  
455. Giant Pretzel: Large, soft and salty pretzels sold from street vendor carts in New York City.  
456. Avenue of the Americas: An official pseudonym for the street more commonly known as Sixth Avenue.  
457. Gyros: Another staple of NYC street vendors, a gyro is essentially a Greek sandwich made of rotisserie-cooked meat and wra...  
458. Ralph's Famous Italian Ices: Ralph's has been around since 1928, and now serves dozens of tasty Italian Ice flavors from locations all over New ...  
459. Rugalah: Also spelled 'rugula'. A favorite NYC pastry made with cream cheese and a variety of fillings, often a jelly of som...  
460. Carnegie Hall: A famous classical music concert hall located at Seventh Avenue and 57th Street, named after Andrew Carnegie.  
461. Radio City Music Hall: The "Showplace of the Nation" located in Rockefeller Center, best known for entertainment like the Rockettes and th...  
462. Albert Einstein: The Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx is an academic and research facility linked to Yeshiva Univers...  
463. John Jay College of Criminal Justice: A senior college in the CUNY system that focuses on criminal justice and other related fields.  
464. Queens College: A popular CUNY college located in Flushing, Queen.  
465. SUNY: Acronym for State University of New York, SUNY refers to the state university system that is the largest in the wor...  
 
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A nickname for Los Angeles.

Fargo is one of the many US cities to claim to be the Gateway to the West, a luxury apparently afforded to any town east of the West.

Word sometimes used at the end of a Milwaukeean's sentence, often when requesting something. EXAMPLES: "Come over here once" or "Let me see that once".

A nickname for Cincinnati in recognition of its former status as a major pork industry center.

The Plastic Pink Flamingo was voted Madison's official city bird today. The alders were inspired by a prank pulled by a UW student group 30 years ago that planted 1,000 such creatures in the lawn in front of Bascom Hall.