City Dictionary - The Dictionary with Local Flavor
Search In: Pennsylvania Entire Site

Top Pennsylvania Entries

106. Delaware River: The river separating Philadelphia and New Jersey.  
107. City Paper: The free weekly Philadelphia newspaper.  
108. Independence National Historic Park: Spanning 20 city blocks, and includeds such historical markers as the Liberty Bell Center and Independence Hall.  
109. Drexel University: A private college founded in 1891, "Philadelphia's technological university".  
110. Washington Square: Part of William Penn's original city plan, a lovely park near Society Hill.  
111. Society Hill: A neighborhood in the Center City area, known for its concentration of 18th and 19th century architecture.  
112. Antique Row: A strip of antique and second-hand stores in the Center City area, a favorite shopping area for those seeking house...  
113. La Colombe Torrefaction: A world-renowned coffee-roaster and favorite Rittenhouse Square cafĂ©.  
114. Elfreth's Alley: Believed to be the oldest continuously occupied street in the USA.  
115. Arch St. Meeting House: The country's largest Quaker meeting house.  
116. Mummer's Parade: A famous New Year's Day parade that celebrates the art of disguise and masquerade.  
117. Civil War Museum: A museum featuring Civil war-related memorabilia and historical artifacts, and a Civil War library.  
118. Eastern State Penitentiary: Built in 1829, it's the oldest prison in America. It's rumored to be super-haunted, so they have year-round tours a...  
119. Front Runners: A gay and lesbian runner's club.  
120. South Street Mardi Gras: Philly's Mid-February answer to the festivities in New Orleans, featuring live music and freely flowing alcohol on ...  
 
<< < 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 > >>
 
Pennsylvania Tagline
"Create a tagline in 140 characters or less." Edit
Poll
Past Words of the Day

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

A county park situated along Lake Travis, is the only clothing-optional public park in Texas.

This is a nickname for Ithaca. Ithaca claims to be the birthplace of the American ice cream sundae. A local soda fountain apparently experimented with candied cherries and cherry syrup on top of its ice cream. This Sunday special then caught on and spread across the country in soda fountains and with specialty syrups in grocer's aisles everywhere.

A nickname for the city of La Crosse itself. La Crosse is Wisconsin's main city on the western edge of the state. Also, it happens to be right up against the Mississippi, which is why many liken it to a coastal town (albeit facetiously).

1. Water moccasin-infested

2. Adj. describing dark, murky areas along the banks of Barton Creek in which water moccasins may lurk. For use when evaluating swimming holes.