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1. Quahog: Local slang for a type of hard-shell clam, later, a fictional suburb of Providence featured on the "Family Guy" tel...  
2. Masshole: The native Rhode Islanders' reference to the hordes of tourists from Massachusetts who swarm their beaches each sum...  
3. Friartown: Nickname for Providence used mostly by students of Providence College and fans of the school's D1 athletic teams.  
4. Caught in Providence: home of the: "Guilty with an Explanation" plea  
5. Low-Numbered License Plates: For some reason, low-numbered license plates have become a status symbol in Rhode Island, to the point of a rash of...  
6. Coffee Milk: A quintessential Rhode Island treat, made with milk and coffee syrup. Believe it or not, coffee milk is in fact the...  
7. Louis Restaurant: A cute little eatery with excellent brunch/breakfast menus, popular with the college crowd who seem to appreciate t...  
8. Nick's on Broadway: Nick's is sort of an artsy/hip and highbrow version of a classic diner. However, the prices are reasonable and the ...  
9. Not Just Snacks: This is an Indian restaurant, although you'd never guess by the name. They specialize in take-out and ready-made fo...  
10. Brown University: A landmark and world-renowned university located on a particularly scenic campus, on College Hill in East Providenc...  
11. Wes' Rib House: A meat-lover's paradise; a place to get real southern-style barbequed ribs, straight from a smokin' (literally) bar...  
12. Maximilian’s: Maximillian's is also called the Three Sisters, but regardless of the moniker confusion, this little cafe still ser...  
13. LOTSOFNOISE: An underground blog covering the music and art scenes in Providence. Features reviews, interviews, event listing, e...  
14. College Hill: A neighborhood in eastern Providence falling primarily on a hill adjacent to the river; an area rich in history tha...  
15. Mile of History, The: Refers to Benefit Street, a historic street that was established in 1756 abd was once home to many prominent busine...  
 
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Fargo is one of the many US cities to claim to be the Gateway to the West, a luxury apparently afforded to any town east of the West.

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.

A rose bush or thorn bush

Watertown is the birthplace of variety retailing, known in other parts of the country as dollar stores, but known in Watertown as "five and dime".

Minnesota bars, particularly those Northeast Minneapolis are known for their meat raffles. Typically run by a charity, raffle tickets usually sell for $1 apiece and winners get to choose their cut of meat.