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541. Murray's: In the West Village, this is one of the best cheese shops in the country because of its amazing cheese selection an...
542. SoHo: A neighborhood in the Manhattan borough of NYC that means "South of Houston." This is just one of New York City's a...  
543. J-Lo: Popular nickname for actress and singer Jennifer Lopez. She's from the Bronx and is currently married to fellow "ne...  
544. Marc Anthony: Marc Anthony is a New York City native who sings ballads in both English and Spanish. His given name is Marco Anton...  
545. Sultan of Swat: One of the nicknames for New York Yankees legend Babe Ruth.  
546. Great Bambino, The: A nickname for Babe Ruth, the legendary New York Yankee.  
547. Hungarian Pastry Shop: Not at all fancy, but features amazing pastries/baked goods. Located just a few blocks from the Columbia campus.  
548. Bronxite: Those that are from the Bronx.  
549. Brooklynite: Someone who lives in Brooklyn, NY. Funny enough, someone from Brooklyn speaks Brooklynese.  
550. Brooklynese: The dialect of speech spoken by someone who grew up and lives in Brooklyn.  
551. 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...  
552. Time Warner: Time Warner is a huge media conglomerate headquartered in New York City. It's traded on the NYSE under the ticker s...  
553. Big Apple, The: A nickname for New York City.  
554. 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...  
555. Central Park: Central Park covers 843 acres or 6% of Manhattan. It spans from 59th Street (Central Park South) to 110th Street at...
 
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Original nickname for the Syracuse University sports teams. No, it has nothing to do with crackers, but rather Syracuse's prominence in the salt trade. The Saltine Warriors then became the Orangemen, and then the more gender-neutral Orange.

Yankee fans wouldn't shut up about a curse that prevented the Red Sox from winning the World Series since 1918. That is, until the Red Sox won in 2004 to dispel such a myth.

1. This is a nickname for Green Bay that is used all over Wisconsin. This nickname refers to the success of the Green Bay Packers franchise that has won the most league championships in NFL history. Their record total is 12, which includes three Super Bowls (Super Bowl I in 1967, Super Bowl II in 1968, and Super Bowl XXXI in 1997).

2. The Green Bay Packers have won 12 NFL Championships (1929, 1930, 1931, 1936, 1939, 1944, 1961, 1962, 1965, 1968, 1969, 1997), which is the most for any team in the league.

A nickname for those that move to warmer climates in the winter (usually Florida or Arizona) and then back to Wisconsin in the summer.

A common question in Saint Louis upon meeting someone. It is thought that meaningful stereotypes can be made of a person once knowing where he went to high school. This is perhaps a testament to the intense segregation that has plagued the city.