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46. Saint Arnold Brewing Company: Billed as the "Oldest Craft Brewery" in Texas; they still produce ten kinds of beer and are open for public tours o...  
47. Dragon Boat Festival: Usually in May, a celebration whose highlight is the racing of traditional Hong-Kong-style dragon boats through the...  
48. Energy Corridor: The area is defined by many oil industry related companies and large corporations, such as ExxonMobil and Shell. Al...  
49. George Bush Park: A large public part in the western part of Houston with jogging and biking trails, sports fields and the American S...  
50. Sunset Coffee Building: A historic building in downtown Houston's Market Square district that was once a coffee roasting and distribution p...  
51. Oh we must be in Pasadena!: Uttered upon encountering something unexpected.  
52. Sam Houston Toll Road: Part of the main beltway that circles around the city of Houston (a toll road).  
53. McGonigel's Mucky Duck: An Irish Pub on Norfalk Street that features live acoustic music six nights a week.  
54. Taste of Texas: An award-winning steakhouse on Katy Freeway unique for having its own butcher on the premises.  
55. Tex-Mex: A type of regional cuisine featured prominently in Houston; blends American and Mexican culinary influences.  
56. Houston Rockets: One of the most popular professional basketball teams. They won championships most recently in 1994 and 1995. Their...  
57. Houston Comets: Houston’s professional women’s basketball team. They rose to prominence with the launch of the WNBA when they won t...  
58. Houston Livestock Show: The 20-day-long world's largest livestock exhibition and rodeo event, held at Houston's Reliant Park in February/Ma...  
59. Huevos Rancheros: Ranch-style eggs, served with salsa and tortillas  
60. Carnitas: Tex-Mex style pork roast  
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The Ill Mill is a nickname for Milwaukee used by the younger crowd. It's more often used in an endearing way than a derogatory one.

A style of house with a center hallway running from the front door to the back door that you "could fire a shotgun through".

This is August 15 and a few days on either side. When all the leases in the central city turn over at the same time, many students and other renters leave vast piles of unwanted belongings on the curb as they change apartments. These items are often taken home by others as the population garbage picks the piles. When someone asks where you got an item, you reply "Hippie Christmas."

Deep fried ravioli, a St. Louis specialty.

The infamous NYC street vendor hot dog, generally Sabrett's brand shoved haphazardly into a soggy bun and topped with a variety of gloppy condiments. The consumption of this NYC grab-and-go staple is almost an urban rite of passage and the Manhattan version of Russian Roulette.