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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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1. The colored (orange, yellow and green) metal chairs outside at the Memorial Union Terrace. You can buy replica terrace chairs in the store inside the union in red and white, but not in the colors outside (though students have been known to steal the real ones as college souvenirs to remember happy times drinking and socializing on the terrace). People have gotten "busted" for having them out on porches and balconies where their thievery is on display.

2. For me, the chairs represent the center of the Universe. I have traveled all over the world and have met people who know the chairs. Just this last weekend I introduced my 8 year old to the chairs. We relaxed in them and enjoyed a cool beverage while watching the boats on the lake and listening to reggae.

3. The terrace chairs represent some of my fondest memories at UW. I spent many a day sitting in them, looking out over the lake and pretending to study. The terrace chairs are quintessentially Madison.

4. Sure, the terrace chairs are emblematic of UW-Madison, and perhaps Madison as a whole, but nobody ever assesses their comfort. I find them quite uncomfortable.

A nickname for Fort Worth, Texas.

The name of way too many streets in Atlanta. First of all, there's the main Peachtree-related drag, which changes its name every time locals get comfortable. Peachtree Road/Street/Industrial Boulevard. Are you kidding me?

Other Peachtree roadways include Peachtree Drive, Peachtree Circle, Peachtree Avenue. People say there are 71 Peachtree variations (and not the paltry 40 mentioned in another definition. Can we put a stop to this?

Slang term for "westbank" - An area on the oppisite side of the mississippi river from new orleans.

Nickname for Warren Buffett, the investing legend known for his disciplined value investing and gaudy long-term returns. The guy simply has a talent for picking good companies with real staying power. Buffett has experienced annualized returns of roughly 20% over a few decades. This is VERY hard to do. He works and lives in Omaha, Nebraska.