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1. Named after Claude Treme, the Treme (pronounced truh-MAY) neighborhood (often referred to simply as 'Treme') is the first free neighborhood of color in America. Treme is the location of Congo Square, where African folkways and music were permitted to flourish long before slaves were able to freely congregate anywhere else in the country. Treme is also the site of Storeyville, and is as close to any one place in New Orleans as can be considered the actual birthplace...

2. Treme is also the name of an HBO series to come out in 2010 about the neighborhood's ongoing rebuilding efforts after Hurricane Katrina. The series...

The native Rhode Islanders' reference to the hordes of tourists from Massachusetts who swarm their beaches each summer.

A common street-vendor food; a big, soft pretzel with coarse salt, often eaten with mustard.

The old name for Albuquerque. The first 'r' was removed back in the 19th Century after Anglos had a hard time with the original Spanish pronunciation.

1. The Waffle House chain of restaurants. Also known as the Awful Waffle.

2. The best place in Atlanta to get late night waffles and hashbrowns- smothered, covered, and diced.