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31. East Side, The: Refers to a conglomeration of neighborhoods encompassing College Hill, Blackstone, Mount Hope, Fox Point and a few ...  
32. Capital Center: Roughly refers to the downtown (aka 'downcity') area of Providence  
33. Arcade, The: The Westminister Arcade, a three-story historic building downtown that dates back to the 1820s; a Greek Revival-sty...  
34. Providence Bitmore: A beautiful historic hotel built in the 1920s in downtown Providence.  
35. 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...  
36. Roger Williams Zoo: Roger Williams Zoo is home to hundreds of rare and fascinating animals from around the world including polar bears,...  
37. 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...  
38. RISD: Commonly used acronym for the Rhode Island School of Design.  
39. Federal Hill: A neighborhood in central Providence, just west of the downtown, known for its large Italian-American community and...  
40. North End: Another name for the "Charles" neighborhood, due to its location in the northern part of the city.  
41. Charles: A primarily residential neighborhood in northern Providence with a strong Italian-American influence.  
42. Kennedy Plaza: A main hub for public transportation, located in downtown Providence. There are buses, tourist trolleys and a Greyh...  
43. RIPTA: Common acronym for the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority.  
44. Bruins, The: The Providence Bruins, a professional (NHL) hockey team.  
45. Tony's Colonial: A famous Italian grocery store in the Federal Hill area, offering imported Italian specialties and excellent prepar...  
 
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Brew/movie, relating to any number of theaters that serve beer. Popular ones are Kennedy School, Laurelhurst, Baghdad.

Trustafarian is the portmanteau of the words "trust fund" and "Rastafarian". A trustafarian is typically an upper-middle-class white kid who attends school at Boulder who is wholly funded by his parents (whose fortunes are usually amassed through giant corporations) and talks of the evils of capitalism.

Local derogatory nickname for Bainbridge Island.

Hazy, hot, and humid -- how local news anchors describe a typical summer day in D.C.

1. A favorite food of kids in the Milwaukee Public School System (MPS) and a Milwaukee classic! Pork shaped into a form kind of resembling a chicken drumstick, but...