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526. Evolution: A natural history store in Greenwich Village, similar to the uptown Maxilla and Mandible. If you find reason to pur...  
527. Last Rites: The store and studio of the famous tattoo artist, Paul Booth.  
528. FAO Schwartz: A famous, huge and generally expensive toy store on Fifth Avenue, and the place where Tom Hanks plays chopsticks on...  
529. Times Square: The vibrant, neon-lit, and congested heart of Manhattan, home to the theater district and the New Years Eve ball-dr...
530. St. Mark's: A street in the East Village of Manhattan buzzing with punk-rockers and lined by interesting shops and restaurants.  
531. Kim's Video: A video, record and book store in NYC where you can find some truly weird and obscure items amidst the normal fare...  
532. 5th Avenue: A major thoroughfare in Manhattan associated with wealth and upper-crust, dubbed "the most expensive street in the ...  
533. CBGB: A famous dive/club on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, "Home of Underground Rock since 1973" and the purported bir...  
534. Limelight: A famous club in Manhattan located on Sixth Avenue in a former church. Somewhat ironically, the club tended to get ...  
535. LaGuardia: The LaGuardia Airport, located in Queens, serves primarily business travelers.  
536. JFK: John F. Kennedy Airport is NYC's main airport and a traffic nightmare.  
537. Blizzard of '96: The storm came from a nor'easter that swept through the East Coast, dropping over 20 inches on New York City!  
538. Alligators in the Sewers: A pervasive New York City urban legend tells of infant alligators brought back from Florida vacations and subsequen...  
539. GW, The: Slang for the George Washington Bridge that connects New Jersey and Manhattan.  
540. Bad Children Go to Father Baker: I dont know why they donT caonized Father Baker!!! They say he had to preform Miracles! What is Feeding Clothing an...  
 
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In 1998, Topeka Mayor Joan Wagnon renamed the Kansas capital "ToPikachu" for a day as part of a promotional event to mark Pokémon's debut in the United States. Even now, it's hard to think of Topeka without thinking of ToPikachu.

A rose bush or thorn bush

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

A blizzard that dumped over a foot of snow on Birmingham, unusual given the snowfall average of about half-an-inch.

Gravy made from instant coffee and ham grease. it probably tastes better than it sounds, but the non-Alabama native may opt to take someone else's word for it.