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121. Western Gateway Bridge: Bridge which carrys New York State Route 5 across the Mohawk River and former Binnekill Creek between the Stockade ...  
122. Jump N Jacks: A ice cream and burger stand which has stood on the Scotia Side of the Western Gateway Bridge for more than 60 year...  
123. Central Park: Popular park created by Mayor George Lund in the 1920's during Schenectady's Golden Age. It features a lake with f...  
124. Mont Pleasant: A once working class polish neighborhood located on a pleateau west of Interstate 890 and along Crane Street. Once...  
125. GE Plot: An early subdivision southheast of Union College north of Brandywine Avenue constructed for managers and high level...  
126. Arbor Hill: A neighborhood north of Central Avenue, once middle and upper class, it declined into a dangerous and crime ridden ...  
127. City Hall: Famous for its golden dome.  
128. Erie Boulevard: A wide arterial that follows the old right of way of the Erie Canal after it was replaced with the New York State B...  
129. State Street: A once prosperous commerial arterial carrying NYS Route 5 through the City of Schenectady. Enters the City of Sche...  
130. Proctors: Famous theatre dating from the golden age of Schenectady. Home of a restored pipe organ named 'Goldie' and a resto...  
131. Hamilton Hill: An area east of Interstate 890, south of Nott Terrace, west of State Street (NY Route 5) and north of Brandywine Av...  
132. Jay Street: A street lined with small shops, partially converted to a pedestrian mall in Downtown between Street at Centre City...  
133. Centre City: A skating rink built in the 1980's at the corner of State Street and Jay Street.  
134. Killer Hill: Hill decending from the western bounds of Central Park to the shore Central Park Lake. Known to multiple generatio...  
135. Mayor of Guyana North: Refers to former Mayor Al Jurzinski, in office in the late 1990's. He is known for attempting to save the once pro...  
 
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To bathe or shower.

Means "you should believe me when I say this". May be used at the beginning or end of a sentence. Ex: "Believe you me, Peter, they are up to no good."

A dessert made of bananas and rum, served over vanilla ice cream.

The Allen Bradley clock tower, located on the Southside, where historic demographic was Poles. It's the largest four-faced clock in the world and the face is lit at night.

In irresponsible (yet funny) fashion, the UW student government orchestrated an early-morning smattering of pink flamingos (over 1,000 of them) on the lawn in from of Bascom Hall. These shenanigans were typical of the student government in those days (this prank in 1979). For years pink flamingos would adorn apartments, dorm rooms, and front lawns around campus.