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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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