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526. Strike, Annual: The best time for the Waste Disposal services to strike is the hottest days in summer, with trash cooking in the su...  
527. Harvard on the Hudson: An ironic reference to Dutchess Community College, Poughkeepsie's two-year school.  
528. Brett Favre: Future Hall-of-Famer Brett Favre was traded to the Jets after an illustrious career and heated soap opera saga with...  
529. Naked Cowboy: The Naked Cowboy is a street musician in Times Square who wears nothing but a cowboy hat, cowboy boots, and briefs....  
530. A-Rod: A-Rod's the nickname for the Yankee third baseman, Alex Rodriguez, who is often out of favor among New York fans fo...  
531. Broadway Brett: This is a new nickname for NFL legend Brett Favre after being traded to the New York Jets. The nickname is a play o...  
532. Larry Ellison: Larry Ellison is the founder and CEO of Oracle, as well as a New York City native. Ellison is the highest paid CEO ...  
533. Dome, The: A nickname for the Carrier Dome, the largest domed stadium located on any college campus. Constructed in 1979-1980,...  
534. Cloisters, The: The Cloisters are an extension of the Metropolitan Art Museum dedicated to the architecture and art of the European...
535. Pay-Rod: A play on Alex Rodriguez's nickname, "A-Rod". Rodriguez first got the nickname after signing an excessive $252 mill...  
536. Loisaida: The Spanish (or Spanglish) pronunciation of the Lower East Side of Manhattan. This neighborhood is largely Hispanic...  
537. Nuyorican: A word that means New York Puerto Rican, obviously coming from a combination of the two terms. The Puerto Rican pre...  
538. boricua: Boricua is a nickname for Puerto Ricans. Borinquen is what the native Taínos called what is now Puerto Rico. Puerto...  
539. Neorican: Neorican is a word used for a Puerto Rican living in New York or a native New Yorker of Puerto Rican descent. In Pu...  
540. AAH-ringe: This is how a New Yorker might say "orange".  
 
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1. Also called "Touchdown Jesus". Unfortunately he was struck by lightning on June 15, 2010 and burned to the ground. The "King of Kings" statue was one of the most popular in OH.

2. This is one of the common nicknames for Solid Rock Church's enormous sculpture of Jesus...

Kentucky's obsession with the University of Kentucky men’s basketball team. The tradition rich program is a great source of pride for the locals. The team has seven NCAA and two Helms national championships...

A device attached to the wheel of a car by Pittsburgh Police in order to immobilize the vehicle and aid in the enforcement of parking violations.

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.

A play on Alex Rodriguez's nickname, "A-Rod". Rodriguez first got the nickname after signing an excessive $252 million contract with the Texas Rangers for ten years, starting in 2001. The nickname has followed him to the New York Yankees, where he was traded in 2004. His 2008 salary was $28,000,000.