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16. City of Roses: Nickname for Portland. The Portland Rose Festival has been celebrated since 1907.  
17. Emerald City: No, it's not the capital of the Land of Oz (or Seattle, Washington for that matter). Eugene, Oregon is the true Eme...  
18. Glide, The: Clyde "The Glide" Drexler was an NBA superstar for the Portland Trail Blazers from 1983 to 1995. He helped the Blaz...  
19. Stu Rasmussen: A former mayor and native of Silverton, Stu Rasmussen ran for mayor again, this time out of the closet as a transge...  
20. Puddletown: Nickname for Portland because of all the rainfall it receives. Puddletown has made its way into popular PDX culture...  
21. Ban Roll-on Building: The 1000 Broadway Building has a white dome capping the roof, thus giving it the appearance of a gargantuan roll-on...  
22. NoPo: North Portland.  
23. G. I. Joe's: Once a popular local sporting good store that first started in 1952 as an Army surplus shop out of an old army tent...  
24. Big Pink: Nickname for Portland's second tallest building, the 546-foot U.S. Bancorp Tower. Nickname derived from the buildin...  
25. Pill Hill: The hill that houses OHSU, the teaching hospital, Dorenbeckers (children’s hospital) and the VA Hospital. Also, pa...  
26. Multnomah Falls: At 620 feet Multnomah Falls is the second highest waterfall in the United States. It is easily accessible and can e...
27. Haystack Rock: Haystack rock is a famous landmark that can be seen for miles down Cannon beach. The rock had a cameo appearance in...
28. Portlanders: Those that reside in Portland.  
29. Mills End Park: The smallest park in the world, it's a circle only two feet across. Located downtown in the middle of a crosswalk o...  
30. Saturday Market: The Portland Saturday Maket is located under the Burnside Bridge between SW Naito Parkway and SW 1st Ave. It's the ...  
 
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Term for the organized carpooling system in San Francisco where carpoolers meet at a designated spot and share rides. Started in the mid 1970s when oil prices were...

A pervasive New York City urban legend tells of infant alligators brought back from Florida vacations and subsequently flushed down toilets only to form scattered colonies of full-grown alligators thriving beneath the city streets. Some versions describe the alligators as albino, having lost their pigment from living in the dark sewers for generations.

A Three Way (spagetti, chilli and cheddar cheese) plus red beans AND diced onions.

Nickname for Hillsboro, a suburb due west of Portland. Vastly cheaper to live than the city, Hillsboro suffers most from being just a normal suburb and not some swanky bubble (like the Pearl). Also a strong showing of Hispanics.

This is a reference to the historic 1834 Herkimer County Jail, located at the historic Four Corners on N. Main St. in Herkimer. This jail is famous for housing "American Tragedy" murderer Chester Gillette during his trial for the murder of Grace Brown in 1906.