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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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Boston word for "dry cleaner"

Although it sounds like something made up by a seventh-grade boy, "Show and Blow" is the official name of the new alcohol-related policy for the student section at Wisconsin Badger football games. A student who is ejected for alcohol-related reasons must come to each subsequent game sober if underage or legally sober if of age. Apparently this policy was implemented last year (2007) but I only learned of it this year when the Dean of Students sent a letter to all season ticket holders that explains some changes to the Show and Blow program. Now, after a student is ejected, his or her ticket will be electronically tagged. In subsequent games the holder of that tagged voucher (NOT the person who was previously ejected) will be ushered to a Show and Blow area upon entering the stadium. This has implications for the student ticket resale market, as the electronic tag will be tied to all the vouchers in the season ticket packet in question, and not the offending person at the game.

A nickname for Los Angeles, which has a large Iranian population, especially in West Los Angeles and Beverly Hills.

Nickname ascribed to Charlotte that dates back to the Revolutionary War when Charlotte residents clashed with British troops. The term was originally used by General Charles Cornwallis to describe the fiery independence of Charlotteans. Although the NBA has taken away...

Local slang for a type of hard-shell clam, later, a fictional suburb of Providence featured on the "Family Guy" television show.