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1. Spaldeen: Spaldeen refers to a type of ball that was used to play stickball in New York. Spaldeen is actually a New York (mis...
2. Schlep: Not just to carry a load for a considerable distance, but also slang for an awkward, clumsy, or stupid person.  
3. Pedicab: This is a name commonly used for bicycle rickshaws that generally transport tourists around the city. The "driver"...
1. Peter Luger's: The Peter Luger Steak House in Brooklyn, considered by many to be the best Steak House in NYC.  
2. Jacques Torres Chocolate: A small chocolate shop on Water St near the Brooklyn Bridge. It is famous for its hot chocolate. You can either get...
3. Momofuku Ssam Bar: Excellent restaurant by David Chang that sports an eclectic, ever-changing menu. Expect a wait at peak hours becaus...  
 
1. DUMBO: Recently becoming trendy, this is an area of Brooklyn just over the Manhattan and Brooklyn bridges from Manhattan. ...
2. Billyburg: Nickname for Williamsburg, the multicultural neighborhood of Brooklyn that also happens to be a huge stronghold for...  
3. Addisleigh Park: Located in the southeast of the borough of Queens, this NY neighborhood built in the 1920's and 1930's is famous fo...  
1. Idiotarod: A Brooklyn event that's kind of like the Alaskan Iditarod, only instead of dogs and sleds, they use people (idiots)...  
2. Mermaid Parade: The Mermaid Parade, Coney Island's tribute to its own forgotten Mardi Gras, is a slightly bizarre celebration desig...  
3. San Gennaro Feast: The Annual Feast of San Gennaro in Little Italy is NYCs oldest and biggest religious street festival.  
 
 
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