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16. Cincy: Common nickname for Cincinnati.  
17. Fountain Square: The symbolic center of Cincinnati and location of the famous water fountain featured in the opening credits of "WKR...  
18. WKRP in Cincinnati: A late 70s-early 80s sitcom set in Cincinnati.  
19. Carew Tower: The tallest building in Cincinnati, a 49-story national historic landmark located in the downtown area.  
20. Bogart's: A seminal live music venue that has seen some of the biggest names in entertainment cross its stage since the 1770s...  
21. CBA: Acronym for the Cincinnati Broomball Association. Broomball is a game similar to hockey and indoor soccer, played ...  
22. Queen City, The: A nickname for Cincinnati.  
23. Riverfest: Cincinnati's Labor Day celebration, complete with fireworks.  
24. Goetta: A regional dish with German roots, a patty made with pork, beef, and oats.  
25. Cincinnati-Style Chili: The Cincinnati version has less viscosity than the traditional Texas-style, and different spices that render it mor...  
26. Chicken Ranch Pizza: This unusual combination is essentially just what it sounds like; a pizza with chicken, provolone cheese and an ass...  
27. Please?: The unique Cincinnati way of saying 'pardon me?'  
28. Harriet Beecher Stowe: The Harriet Beecher Stowe House is now a cultural and historical site in Cincinnati, dedicated to the author known ...  
29. A Taste of Julia's: A popular and affordable soul food restaurant.  
30. Aunt Flora's Cobblers and Down Home Diner: A full-service diner offering famous fruit cobblers, meat pies, and healthy soul food.  
 
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1. The Japanese cherry tree that makes the National Cherry Blossom Festival possible. The festival first started in 1934 to commemorate the mayor of Tokyo's gift of 3,000 sakuras to the city of Washington, D.C. The number of trees has since grown to over 6,000.

2. Japanese cherry tree.

Freakfest is a city sponsored event on state street that was invented in 2007 for the sole purpose of coopting the spontaneous unsponsored event that had been taking place...

Honolulu's (as well as the rest of Hawaii's) area code is 808. People will sometimes say "representin' the 808" to identify themselves as Hawaiians.

(noun) Traffic light maneuver associated with Pittsburgh. It is when a the first car in either direction waiting for a stop light is allowed to (or claims the right to) turn left before the car facing the opposite direction proceeds straight ahead.

1. An adjective used to describe something that is Wisconsin-like, or a noun that simply means Wisconsinite. Wisconsinites are often called "Sconnies" outside of the state. The word is now gaining traction within Wisconsin as well, largely the result of the company "Sconnie Nation" that was founded by two UW-Madison students in their Lakeshore dorm room.

2. I beg to differ: my friends and I were using the term "Sconnie" during college in Madison in the 80's. I first heard it from a good friend who hailed from Oshkosh. He now lives in Seattle, and we bought some of the original Sconnie Nation sweatshirts several years ago and had a reunion, specifically to mourn the fact the WE didn't copyright the term. The Sconnie Nation owners can confirm this.

3. Although many naysayers are correct in saying that "Sconnie" is not a term often used by real Wisconsinites, it is certainly a legitimate term, as it is used in other states in reference to Wisconsinites. In Michigan, a Sconnie is someone from Wisconsin.

4. A bogus term made up to sell t-shirts. True Wisconsinites will confirm that no one from Wisconsin uses this term to refer to each other.