Rappers will sometimes call Ft. Myers "Lil Pakistan" because of its relatively high crime rate. Although Pakistan's crime rate is low compared to industrialized countries, people in the US often get the impression that Pakistan is war-torn and crime-ridden, in all places at all times.
Savannah has earned this somewhat dubious designation, probably due to the popularity of local 'ghost tours' among tourists.
Nickname for the left-leaning Burlington, popularized during the mayoral tenure of now US Senator Bernie Sanders, who is a self-proclaimed democratic socialist.
A rodent that comprises an important segment of the fur trade in Louisiana but is generally considered a pest elsewhere.
Local nickname for the off-price retailer "Ross Dress for Less." Ross Stores is headquartered in nearby Pleasanton, CA, and also operates dd's Discounts. Since these stores offer prices even lower than the Dress for Less stores, they call them "dd's," which stands for "deep discounts." Of course this makes the name redundant (Deep Discount's Discounts).