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1. Pizza-subway price correlation: Theory that the standard price for a slice of cheese pizza moves in lockstep with the price of one subway ride, tho...  
2. Five Pointz: An old warehouse that is now filled with artist studios, Five Pointz is a living collage of graffiti art. Come her...
3. Spaldeen: Spaldeen refers to a type of ball that was used to play stickball in New York. Spaldeen is actually a New York (mis...
4. Empire State Building: The Empire State Building is a huge (literally) cultural icon of the Big Apple. This 102-story art deco skyscraper ...
5. Schlep: Not just to carry a load for a considerable distance, but also slang for an awkward, clumsy, or stupid person.  
6. Manhattan: The most densely populated county in the United States, Manhattan is an island borough of New York City. Manhattan...
7. Pedicab: This is a name commonly used for bicycle rickshaws that generally transport tourists around the city. The "driver"...
8. DUMBO: Recently becoming trendy, this is an area of Brooklyn just over the Manhattan and Brooklyn bridges from Manhattan. ...
9. House That Ruth Built, The: This is a nickname for Yankee Stadium, referring to baseball legend Babe Ruth.  
10. New York Stock Exchange: The largest stock exchange in the world. The trading floor is located at 11 Wall St. The main building, at 18 Broa...
11. Dirty Water Dog: The infamous NYC street vendor hot dog, generally Sabrett's brand shoved haphazardly into a soggy bun and topped wi...  
12. Nuts 4 Nuts: All over Manhattan, you'll find Nuts 4 Nuts stands on street corners, in parks, etc. The smell will get you, and t...
13. Dirty Jersey: Refers to neighboring New Jersey, home state of the food additive industry and the Toxic Avenger  
14. 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...
15. Momofuku Ssam Bar: Excellent restaurant by David Chang that sports an eclectic, ever-changing menu. Expect a wait at peak hours becaus...  
 
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