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

Top Texas Entries

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.  
 
<< < 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 > >>
 
Texas Tagline
"Don't mess with Texas!" Edit | History
Poll
Past Words of the Day

Stretch of Peachtree Rd in the Buckhead neighborhood of Atlanta that is marked by the presence of a number of large churches built close together.

Local nickname for the northernmost high school in the Peoria Public School District, Richwoods High School. Known for their association with the Peoria Country Club, even using their golf carts during their homecoming ceremony.

1. The official name for the downtown celebration of Halloween in Madtown. The event takes place on State Street. The cost for admission in 2007 was $5 and included access to a variety of bands.

2. Freakfest: The newly renamed premier Halloween event in Madison, WI on State Street. Numerous corporations as well as the city of Madison now sponsor the event in a controlled manner, providing security and music in the form of bands. One of the first bands that performed during Freakfest involved an acoustic guitar...during Halloween...on State Street...in Madison...in a song about how sad the lead singer was about losing his girlfriend. Attendance at Freakfest during 2006 and 2007 was expectedly, lower than previous years.

3. Freakfest is a city sponsored event on state street that was invented in 2007 for the sole purpose of coopting the spontaneous unsponsored event that had been taking place for years before. Before freakfest was invented, halloween on state street was known for being a wild drunken costume party where the attendees frequently clashed with police. Freakfest was invented in an attempt quell the reoccurence of these "riots."

NYC is made up of five "boroughs." Each borough represents a different county of New York State. Manhattan makes up New York County; Brooklyn makes up Kings County; Queens makes up Queens County; The Bronx makes up Bronx County; Staten Island makes up Richmond County.

The Kumeyaay, also know as the Diegueños, are the natives of the San Diego area (and of the southwestern US and Northwestern Mexico). The Kumeyaay still have reservations in San Diego and in Baja California, Mexico, where they are called kumiai