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16. Chattz: For great coffee in a relaxing atmosphere, you can count on this little cafe located in the downtown area. They enc...  
17. Rembrandt's: A well-known coffeehouse popular for its beverages but also for its heavenly desserts. The ambiance is that of an I...  
18. St. John's Restaurant: A restaurant set in a historic building dating back to the early 1900s, notable for its triangular floor plan. The ...  
19. Chattanooga Zoo: A six-acre zoo conveniently close to the downtown, featuring animal exhibits from around the globe.  
20. Tennessee Aquarium: An impressive aquarium featuring a great variety of freshwater and saltwater species, and rotating special exhibiti...  
21. Ruby Falls: An underground cavern with a huge waterfall. This is a bit of a tourist-y attraction and a little on the expensive ...  
22. Chattanooga Ducks: A fleet of amphibious ex-military vehicles that take passengers on a part-land, part water tour of the downtown/riv...  
23. Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum: A must for railroad aficionados, a museum focused on all aspects of Railroad history and culture, particularly in T...  
24. Chattanooga Choo-Choo, The: The historic train that later became the subject of a hit song in the 1940s,and is now the namesake of a popular re...  
25. Cheeburger Cheeburger: A little hamburger joint downtown that specializes in cheeseburgers with customizable toppings. The burgers come in...  
26. Taco Mac: A casual bar/eatery with a varied menu of American bar-food staples and Tex-Mex items, and a dozen or so television...  
27. Northshore Grille: Best bartenders in town. Especially Carlos. Food, not so much.  
28. Tony's Pasta Shop & Trattoria: An excellent Italian restaurant built into the carriage house of an old Victorian mansion. They offer a menu with c...  
29. Pickle Barrel: A small restaurant featuring sandwiches, burgers, beer and wine, and of course, fried pickles. It's also a popular ...  
30. Bea's: A local tradition, this place has been around for over 50 years; all-you-can eat family-style southern cooking serv...  
 
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This is how a New Yorker might say "orange".

Giles Corey utter these words during the Salem Witch Trials. Accused of being a warlock, Corey was arrested on April 18, 1692. At that time, a person could not be tried unless he entered a plea of "guilty" or "not guilty." When Corey refused to plea, he was tortured by the authorities, who laid a heavy board on top of him and placed large stones on the board. Every time they asked for a plea, Corey simply said, "More weight." Eventually Corey was crushed to death. Visitors to the Witch City can see Corey's grave marker, and the Witch Trials Memorial, in Salem Cemetery.

For some reason, low-numbered license plates have become a status symbol in Rhode Island, to the point of a rash of illegal auctions taking place for these prestigious items.

Coffee laced with chicory. Rumored to have originated in New Orleans during the Civil War, when the city was under a federal blockade and could not import enough coffee, which necessitated blending...

1. A derogatory term for a person born and raised in the city of Troy, New York. The more proper term would be "Trojan."

2. A derogatory name for the city of Troy itself, likening it to a toilet.