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76. Salt City: Salt City is a common nickname for Syracuse because of the salt found in the wetlands of the area.  
77. Watertown Red & Black: Watertown's semi-pro football, the oldest of its kind in the United States.  
78. Five and Dime: Watertown is the birthplace of variety retailing, known in other parts of the country as dollar stores, but known i...  
79. City of the Future: A tagline on an old sign at the edge of town.  
80. Clinton Hill Historic District: Commonly referred to as "The Hill" by local Brooklyn resdients, the Clinton Hill Historic District is a neat neighb...  
81. Hill, The: The Hill is a Brooklyn nickname for the Clinton Hill District, an historic neighborhood with gorgeous red brick and...  
82. Underwood Park: A cute little Brooklyn park between Lafayette and Washington Avenues that is comprised mostly of children's jungle ...
83. Manhattan Bridge: A handsome suspension bridge that connects Brooklyn and Manhattan.
84. Watchtower, The: The Watchtower is the headquarters of the Jehovah's Witnesses in Brooklyn.
85. United States Capital: A often forgotten piece of American history, New York City was the capital of the United States from 1789 to 1790.  
86. Anchor Bar: The birthplace of Buffalo chicken wings  
87. City of Good Neighbors: Nickname for Buffalo for its people who always help one another.  
88. Bar and Church on each Street Corner: The people in Buffalo are a very religious bunch (mostly Roman Catholic), as well as very taken to their alcohol.  
89. Serendipity 3: A popular restaurant in Manhattan that's famous for its spot in the Guinness Book of World Records for the most exp...  
90. Empire City: A nickname for New York. If New York is the "Empire State," then New York City must be the "Empire City." New ...  
 
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This is slang for the Berkshire Hathaway annual shareholder's meeting. Warren Buffett's thousands of cult followers descend upon Omaha to hear the oracle utter his words of humble wisdom.

Buffalo Bills are a terrible team lately and all there is to do for young adults is drink.

Subduction zone that stretches along America's west coast, from Northern California and up to British Columbia. If a megathrust earthquake ruptures across this area, Seattle could be hit with an earthquake in the 9 magnitude range on the Richter scale.

Forbes Magazine bestowed this honor upon the Mile-High city in light of its record breaking contraceptive sales.

Milorganite is the brand name of a fertilizer that the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District started producing during the 1940s. Yes, it was made from the sewerage in Milwaukee treatment plant. The name is a contraction of Milwaukee Organic Nitrogen.