City Dictionary - The Dictionary with Local Flavor
Search In: Texas Entire Site

Top Texas Entries

136. 360 Condiminiums: A newly constructed apartment complex in Austin which is slated to become the tallest structure in the city.  
137. Frost Bank Tower: Located in downtown Austin, it is currently the tallest building in the city.  
138. Capitol Metro: Austin's public transportation system.  
139. Emo's: A nightclub which also plays host as one of the South by Southwest venues. It is the spot for most alternative roc...  
140. Emissions from the Monolith: Held at Emo's, it is an annual heavy metal festival that showcases mainly doom metal and sludge metal bands, consid...  
141. MoPac Expressway: Which is one of the major highways running north-south to the west of the downtown Austin.  
142. Milto's Pizza Pub: A popular but controversial pizza pub on the south side of Austin. Renowned for its pizza but attracted some atten...  
143. Sandy's Hamburgers: American café which has been around for nearly twenty years and its neon custard cone has been its trademark.  
144. Auditorium Shores: Located near downtown Austin and the university, the shores is a popular live music venue.  
145. Paramount, The: Located in the heart of Austin and on the Congress Avenue, it is one of the city's oldest entertainment venues.  
146. Guero's: Located on Elizabeth Street, Guero's is an eat-in diner which specializes in Mexican food.  
147. Machaca: Pronounced Man-Shack  
148. Lady Bird Lake: Formerly known as Town Lake, it is a reservoir on the Colorado River in downtown Austin.  
149. Texas State Highway Loop 360: Known also simply as Loop 360, it is a scenic highway winding through the hills of West Austin.  
150. Barter Springs: Four natural springs located on the grounds of Zilker Park.  
<< < 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 > >>
Texas Tagline
"Don't mess with Texas!" Edit | History
Past Words of the Day

865 is the area code for the Knoxville area, which spells V-O-L. This is no coincidence, but rather a homage paid to the beloved Volunteer sports teams in the Knoxville area.

A popular--and relatively new--nickname for the city of Houston, which refers to “chopped and screwed,” an authentically Houston style of music.

1. The Japanese cherry tree that makes the National Cherry Blossom Festival possible. The festival first started in 1934 to commemorate the mayor of Tokyo's gift of 3,000 sakuras to the city of Washington, D.C. The number of trees has since grown to over 6,000.

2. Japanese cherry tree.

So it's officially the South Lake Union Streetcar but what fun is that? The SLUT is short for the South Lake Union Trolley. The SLUT even has its own t-shirts that read "Ride the S.L.U.T."

Neorican is a word used for a Puerto Rican living in New York or a native New Yorker of Puerto Rican descent. In Puerto Rico people will often call someone this if they've spent time living in New York.