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226. Fort Sam Houston: An army post in San Antonio, locally referred to as "Fort Sam".  
227. Buffalo Soldiers: Historic African-American cavalry fighters.  
228. Paseo Del Rio: The Paseo Del Rio Holiday Festival is a huge celebration that starts on the Friday after Thanksgiving and lasts unt...  
229. Casa Rio: The first restaurant to open on the Riverwalk in 1946, featuring Tex-Mex food and riverboat dancing.  
230. Ranchero: A Mexican rancher.  
231. Aztec on the River: A restored historic movie theater that features educational programs and a Mighty Murlitzer theatre organ.  
232. Drury Hotel: Housed in the restored Petroleum Commerce Building, a historical landmark, this hotel sits directly on the Riverwal...  
233. Mexican Manhattan: A restaurant overlooking the San Antonio River where one can order a pretty decent Margarita.  
234. Rivercenter Mall: A shopping center located on the River Walk.  
235. Roots Music Report: A radio show featuring roots blues, country, rock and jazz music.  
236. Starbucks Hear Music Coffeehouse: A unique music store/coffee shop where customers can burn personalized CDs while sipping their lattes.  
237. Amigo's: Local 'ambassadors' that can provide information or even first aid, identifiable by turquoise shirts and straw hats...  
238. Downtown All-Around Playground: A free playground for children, built entirely through volunteer efforts.  
239. Milam Park: A renovated park in downtown San Antonio, often rented out for events like weddings and fundraisers.  
240. UTSA's Institute of Texan Cultures: A museum and library in HemisFair Park, in the downtown area.  
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Old nickname for Milwaukee, esp. in the 19th century. The source of the nickname was the cream colored bricks once manufactured in Milwaukee.

A nickname for the Dinkytown area that is earned by the many rowdy college kids that live in the neighborhood.

Paczki's are deep-fried Polish doughnuts which mark the beginning of Lent, and are most often consumed on "Fat Tuesday." Traditionally, these rich doughnuts were intended to use all of the forbidden lard, sugar...

1. Question from an Italian beef vendor about whether you would like it dipped in the juice or not.

2. Chicagoans used to refer to Italian Beef as "Dago Beef," but this practice has been phased out in the last few decades as the term has been recognized as highly offensive.

Local slang for a type of hard-shell clam, later, a fictional suburb of Providence featured on the "Family Guy" television show.