City Dictionary - The Dictionary with Local Flavor
Search In: New York Entire Site

Top New York Entries

511. Delancey Street: A main street running through Manhattan's Jewish Lower East Side, from Bowery to the Williamsburg Bridge.  
512. Mccarren Pool: This pool opened in 1936 sits on the border between Williamsburg and Greenpoint in Brooklyn. While the pool is no l...  
513. Clam Chowder: Manhattan Clam Chowder is a tomato-based soup, in contrast to the cream-based New England version.  
514. CafĂ© Luxembourg: A hip neighborhood bistro on Manhattan's Upper West Side.  
515. Unisphere: A twelve-story high stainless steel model of the globe in Flushing Meadow Park, Queens.  
516. Statue of Liberty: An American icon and New York landmark standing proud in New York Harbor and accessible by ferry.
517. Dinkins: David Dinkins, New York's first African-American mayor.  
518. Tram, The: The Roosevelt Island Aerial Tram, an elevated gondola that runs from Manhattan to Roosevelt Island.  
519. Ellis Island: The symbol of American immigration and a popular tourist spot, located off the southern tip of Manhattan.  
520. Village Voice, The: A free weekly newspaper in NYC that features social commentary, cultural event listings, arts reviews, etc.  
521. Street Fairs: One of NYC's unique customs, a sort of amped-up flea market with food, music, and a variety of other celebratory ac...  
522. Gray's Papaya: Gray's Papaya has very good and very cheap hot dogs, as well as pineapple and papaya drinks. They are open 24-7 all...  
523. Papaya King: According to the Zagat dining guide, "the best stand-up lunch in the city" and "the Crown Jewels of Hot Doggery."  
524. Plaza Hotel: A landmark 19-story luxury hotel near Fifth Avenue and Central Park.  
525. Action: New York slang for sex  
<< < 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 > >>
New York Tagline
"Create a tagline in 140 characters or less." Edit
Past Words of the Day

Slang for a draft beer or the contraption that dispenses a tap beer. You may hear a Milwaukee resident walk in to a bar and ask if there are "any specials on tappers".

An LA-based chain for a frozen dessert like frozen yogurt, but with a distinct taste. Over the past few years, it has become a craze all over LA (though now NYC, too). Also referred to as crackberry or frozen heroin juice.

The native Rhode Islanders' reference to the hordes of tourists from Massachusetts who swarm their beaches each summer.

A nickname for the Dinkytown area that is earned by the many rowdy college kids that live in the neighborhood.

Milwaukee-speak for clear soda, such as 7-Up or Sprite.