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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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Montana is known as the "Last Best Place" to locals. After the Unabomber, Ted Kaczynski, was captured in a remote cabin outside Lincoln, Montana, Montana became pretty popular in the media as a great hiding place. People were actually printing t-shirts with an outline of the state of Montana, a depiction of Ted Kaczynski's headshot with his unkempt hair, as well as the "Last Best Place" mantra with the word "hiding" scribbled in between 'best' and 'place.'

A "trilobite bill" passed in the State Legislature in 1986 to make the trilobite the Wisconsin state fossil. These creatures roamed the shallow watery areas of what is now Wisconsin some 400+ million years ago.

Honolulu's (as well as the rest of Hawaii's) area code is 808. People will sometimes say "representin' the 808" to identify themselves as Hawaiians.

1. Mid-City is one of the largest of New Orleans' 73 neighborhoods, and one of its most diverse. The neighborhood extends roughly from the Pontchartrain...

2. The famous Treme neighborhood is a sub-district of Mid-City

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.