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1. David Chang: Bon Appetit and GQ magazine's 2007 "Chef of the Year," David Chang is New York City's most talked-about chef at the...  
2. Bridge & Tunnel: Manhattanites refer to those who commute into Manhattan by bridge or by tunnel as "B&T"s, occasionally as an indica...  
3. Brett Favre: Future Hall-of-Famer Brett Favre was traded to the Jets after an illustrious career and heated soap opera saga with...  
4. Naked Cowboy: The Naked Cowboy is a street musician in Times Square who wears nothing but a cowboy hat, cowboy boots, and briefs....  
5. A-Rod: A-Rod's the nickname for the Yankee third baseman, Alex Rodriguez, who is often out of favor among New York fans fo...  
6. Broadway Brett: This is a new nickname for NFL legend Brett Favre after being traded to the New York Jets. The nickname is a play o...  
7. Larry Ellison: Larry Ellison is the founder and CEO of Oracle, as well as a New York City native. Ellison is the highest paid CEO ...  
8. Pay-Rod: A play on Alex Rodriguez's nickname, "A-Rod". Rodriguez first got the nickname after signing an excessive $252 mill...  
9. boricua: Boricua is a nickname for Puerto Ricans. Borinquen is what the native TaĆ­nos called what is now Puerto Rico. Puerto...  
10. Neorican: Neorican is a word used for a Puerto Rican living in New York or a native New Yorker of Puerto Rican descent. In Pu...  
11. 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...  
12. Frank Bruni: The New York Times restaurant critic since 2004. He can make or break a restaurant like nobody's business.  
13. Joel Klein: Joel Klein was appointed the Chancellor of the New York City Department of Education in 2002 by Mayor Michael Bloom...  
14. Michael Bloomberg: Michael Bloomberg is the current mayor of New York City. Before that, he was a prominent businessman and philanthr...  
15. Danny Meyer: Perhaps the most important and influential restauranteur in NYC, Danny Meyer opened Union Square Cafe in 1985 and c...  
 
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