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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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A nickname for Cincinnati in recognition of its former status as a major pork industry center.

A nickname locals use for Springfield. Contrary to its size, SpringVegas has something for everyone.

A nickname for the 174 bus between Seattle and Federal Way.

The Hollywood sign has been changed to "Hollyweed" on a few occasions, once in the '70s after legislation that would decriminalize marijuana, as well as for a scene in a movie. Since then marijuana culture has defined LA through the prevalence of medical marijuana. People have tried to profit from the Hollyweed name by selling t-shirts with the silly moniker.