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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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On July 30th, 2009, Harvard professor Robert Louis Gates and Cambridge police officer James Crowley had a private discussion (and some beers) with Barack Obama at the White House after Gates' famous July 16th arrest. This meeting has been called the "Beer Summit" by amused onlookers.

James Farley, Postmaster under FDR, said in 1936, "There are 47 states in the Union, and the Soviet of Washington." He alluded to the leftist movements in the state, particularly in Seattle where labor movements occurred post WWI when unsatisfactory efforts were made to improve wages after war-time wage controls.

Topeka's mayor recently declared the city "Google, Kansas" for the rest of the month of March 2010. The city is using its creative juices to attract Google. The Internet giant is currently looking for test sites for its new ultra-fast Internet service called Google Fiber. This isn't the first time Topeka...

Father Baker is waiting to be canonized at Our Lady of Victory. He used to run a house for boys and now every child is threatened to be sent to Fr. Baker's when they are bad.