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46. Idiotarod: A Brooklyn event that's kind of like the Alaskan Iditarod, only instead of dogs and sleds, they use people (idiots)...  
47. Union Square: Union Square is an important landmark in NYC and a place where a lot of transportation comes together. At 14th Str...
48. EntertainmentBuffalo.com: Buffalo's guide to local entertainment!  
49. mad: Adverb used like "very" as in "Chris Rock was mad (very) funny last"  
50. Best Pizza: Buffalo the only place you can get a great pizza.  
51. Wisconsin Mafia: The term used on Wall Street to identify graduates of the Applied Securities Analysis Program of UW-Madison.  
52. Weck: Short for Kummelweck, a roll that is covered in caraway seeds and kosher salt. This New York bread found its way in...  
53. Snow: The white frozen stuff that covers the ground in winter. A dusting is anything under 3 inches. Average snow fall ...  
54. Destiny: The new name for the Carousel Mall, IF it ever gets finished. It is promised to be the "greenest" and one of the l...  
55. Armory Sqaure: A neighborhood downtown, full of bars, restaurants and interesting shops. A great place to meet people and have fu...  
56. Salt Potatoes: Regional dish. Made simply by boiling potatoes in very salty water. (1/2 cup salt per pound of potatoes.) Served...  
57. Peeler Guy: Sadly now deceased, the guy known as the Peeler Guy used to sit on the street at the Union Square Greenmarket to de...  
58. Carousel Capital of the World: Binghamton is the Carousel Capital of the World because of its six historic carousels. Since they were donated with...  
59. Triple Cities: Binghamton, Endicott, and Johnson City are the "Triple Cities". Endicott and Johnson City are actually villages, ho...  
60. WKTV: Utica's only local television-based news source. The station also runs the comprehensive local news site, WKTV.com  
 
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A term for Detroit coined by former president Franklin Roosevelt during the second World War to describe the transition of the Ford Motor Company's production from cars to tanks.

The rash one gets after swimming in Green Lake, a man-made lake located north of downtown on the other side of Lake Union. "The itch" is relatively harmless, but considering that it is caused by the many ducks and geese (and all that they secrete), it has caused many Seattlelites to swim elsewhere.

1. Mid-City is one of the largest of New Orleans' 73 neighborhoods, and one of its most diverse. The neighborhood extends roughly from the Pontchartrain...

2. The famous Treme neighborhood is a sub-district of Mid-City

1. The use of "Willy Street" to describe Williamson Street originates with Madison cab dispatchers.

2. Willy street as you pass through might seem a little rough around the edge's, it is a very warm and exciting neighborhood. There are many characters, you get to know the people for who they are and except it for that. I love willy street! (also known as, granola-ville)

3. Willy Street is sometimes also used to refer to the Williamson street Co-op that is located on Williamson street. Example: I'm going to Willy street, do you want anything?

4. Willy Street is short for Williamson Street, home to one of the "hippiest" neighborhoods in Madison, located on the Near East side. In this neighborhood you have the Willy Street Co-op, Jolly Bob's Jerk Joint, a good Caribbean restaurant and bar, as well as other cool hangouts, such as the Weary Traveler. This bar has board games to play while you're drinking with your friends.

5. Willy Street is the nickname for Williamson Street in Madison. The street is well-known as a haven for liberal hippie-types. In recent years some of the more dilapidated homes have been replaced by newer condos.

The oldest neighborhood in New Orleans, and the only section of the city where streets run in a grid and a nexus for aficionados of historical architecture.