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541. AAH-ringe: This is how a New Yorker might say "orange".  
542. Murray's: In the West Village, this is one of the best cheese shops in the country because of its amazing cheese selection an...
543. SoHo: A neighborhood in the Manhattan borough of NYC that means "South of Houston." This is just one of New York City's a...  
544. J-Lo: Popular nickname for actress and singer Jennifer Lopez. She's from the Bronx and is currently married to fellow "ne...  
545. Marc Anthony: Marc Anthony is a New York City native who sings ballads in both English and Spanish. His given name is Marco Anton...  
546. Sultan of Swat: One of the nicknames for New York Yankees legend Babe Ruth.  
547. Great Bambino, The: A nickname for Babe Ruth, the legendary New York Yankee.  
548. Hungarian Pastry Shop: Not at all fancy, but features amazing pastries/baked goods. Located just a few blocks from the Columbia campus.  
549. Bronxite: Those that are from the Bronx.  
550. Brooklynite: Someone who lives in Brooklyn, NY. Funny enough, someone from Brooklyn speaks Brooklynese.  
551. Brooklynese: The dialect of speech spoken by someone who grew up and lives in Brooklyn.  
552. Sex and the City: The smash-hit sitcom was based on Candance Bushnell's column "Sex and the City" that was printed in the New York Ob...  
553. Time Warner: Time Warner is a huge media conglomerate headquartered in New York City. It's traded on the NYSE under the ticker s...  
554. Big Apple, The: A nickname for New York City.  
555. Gotham: A nickname for New York City. Gotham City is a fictional city used in DC Comics, but it is said to be modeled afte...  
 
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An act first practiced at Brookfield Central High School in the mid-1990s. Several students from the Milwaukee suburb of Brookfield, being of a gentle disposition, sought a safer and more sanitary form of humiliation than the traditional swirlie, which involves holding someone's head in a toilet and then flushing....

A reference to Scottsdale's "upper-crusty" atmosphere.

This is what Arizona Superintendent Tom Horne accuses Tucson's Mexican-American Studies of. Horne has tried for years to eliminate ethnic studies programs from Arizona public...

This is a name commonly used for bicycle rickshaws that generally transport tourists around the city. The "driver" names their prices usually, so make sure you ask before your ride starts exactly how much it will cost.

1. Taking place the night before Halloween, youngsters take the opportunity to hurl foodstuffs (like eggs and cabbage, hence the name) at people and houses. Mischief Night seems quite descriptive, but Bostonians like to have their own names for things.

2. October 30th, the night before Halloween; elsewhere known as "mischief night".