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Grocery shopping.

Nickname for the city's award-winning daily newspaper, the Providence Journal. This paper holds the distinction of being the oldest continuously published daily in the U.S., having been started in 1829.

Philadelphia's area code and a colloquial term for Philadelphia itself, as in the following sentence:

"Allen Iverson was really representin' the 215 in Los Angeles last night when he torched Kobe."

Nickname for Portland because of all the rainfall it receives. Puddletown has made its way into popular PDX culture, as it's commonly affixed to names of businesses, sports teams, et al.

Cedar Rapids is known as the City of Five Seasons because of the four seasons it experiences each year and the fifth being the season to celebrate the other four. The Tree of Five Seasons is located in downtown CR and is the symbol of this idea. Most people who live here don't get it either.