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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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Nickname for Jacobs Field. Jacobs Field was the name for the stadium where the Cleveland Indians play. It is currently called Progressive Field.

NYC is made up of five "boroughs." Each borough represents a different county of New York State. Manhattan makes up New York County; Brooklyn makes up Kings County; Queens makes up Queens County; The Bronx makes up Bronx County; Staten Island makes up Richmond County.

Nickname for the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (or some claim the entire city of Oshkosh) referring to their heavy drinking reputation.

Very bad windy storm spinning off the coast causing ferocious northeast winds. EX: "Mary, get the shovels outta the cella, looks like we're in for a northeastah tonight".

Nickname for the Waffle House restaurant chain.