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31. Providence Bitmore: A beautiful historic hotel built in the 1920s in downtown Providence.  
32. Narragansett Bay: Providence sits on the west side of the head of the northernmost arm of the Narragansett Bay. The bay is on the nor...  
33. Roger Williams Zoo: Roger Williams Zoo is home to hundreds of rare and fascinating animals from around the world including polar bears,...  
34. Bank of America Skating Center: In the winter, free ice skating is offered here to those with a valid photo ID. In the summer, never fear-you can s...  
35. RISD: Commonly used acronym for the Rhode Island School of Design.  
36. Federal Hill: A neighborhood in central Providence, just west of the downtown, known for its large Italian-American community and...  
37. North End: Another name for the "Charles" neighborhood, due to its location in the northern part of the city.  
38. Charles: A primarily residential neighborhood in northern Providence with a strong Italian-American influence.  
39. Kennedy Plaza: A main hub for public transportation, located in downtown Providence. There are buses, tourist trolleys and a Greyh...  
40. RIPTA: Common acronym for the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority.  
41. Bruins, The: The Providence Bruins, a professional (NHL) hockey team.  
42. Tony's Colonial: A famous Italian grocery store in the Federal Hill area, offering imported Italian specialties and excellent prepar...  
43. Del's Lemonade: Frozen lemonade, a local summer tradition. Often sold at outdoor events from carts, but also available in stores. T...  
44. Red Fez: A two-level bar and eatery in downwotn Providence that attracts a diverse mixture of clientele. While some probably...  
45. Wild Colonial Tavern: Locals love this place...this much is evident not only from the horse's mouth, but also in the sheer number of titl...  
 
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Original nickname for the Syracuse University sports teams. No, it has nothing to do with crackers, but rather Syracuse's prominence in the salt trade. The Saltine Warriors then became the Orangemen, and then the more gender-neutral Orange.

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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.

A nickname for Cincinnati in recognition of its former status as a major pork industry center.

National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, located in the middle of Puowaina Crater (a dead volcano). This is a beautiful national cemetery for those who served in the U.S. Armed Forces. The grounds are beautifully kept and the views of Honolulu and the hills are great.