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61. Borracho: A stew-like dish made from beans, beer, pork, peppers.  
62. Empire CafĂ©  
63. Grand Parkway: Also known as State Highway 99 or the Outer Beltway  
64. Skate Trash: A Houston-based social organization for skateboarders  
65. Houston Hash House Harriers: An organization of runners who gather afterwards for drinking and other such social events.  
66. Heights, The: Known as the Houston Heights, it's a large community located in northwest-central of the city.  
67. Ice House, The: Short for the West Alabama Ice House, a Spartan but locally-frequented bar on Hazard Street  
68. Texas Caviar: A type of relish made primarily from peppers, beans and onions.  
69. Tejano: Tex-Mex folk music  
70. Texas Medical Center: A conglomerate of over a 40 different structures, the medical center is one of the highest densities of clinical fa...  
71. Johnson Space Center: Located in the center for human spaceflight activities, the space center is where astronauts are trained research i...  
72. Houston Museum District: Located in southern part of downtown, it is known for its reknowed exhibits and diverse venues.  
73. Theater District: located in downtown Houston, the district is home to Houston's nine performing arts organizations, the 130,000 squa...  
74. Astrodome: Also known as the 8th wonder of the world, the Astrodome was the home of the Houston Astros and the world first ind...  
75. Hurrican Rita: September 2005 hurricane which led to the largest municipal evacuation in US history.  
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1. A mother of youth hockey players or a cheesy political gimmick to help mobilize the conservative base of the Republican Party for the 2008 Presidential Election.

2. The Alaskan version of "soccer mom" that was popularized on the national stage by Sarah Palin, former Wasilla mayor and current VP candidate on the Republican ticket. Palin said at the Republican National Convention: "What's the difference between a hockey mom and a pitbull?....LIPSTICK!"

Nickname for Portland because of all the rainfall it receives. Puddletown has made its way into popular PDX culture, as it's commonly affixed to names of businesses, sports teams, et al.

Acronym for University of Southern California. For fans/alumni of rival school UCLA, USC is also known as University of Spoiled Children, University of Second Choice

Slugging is a form of hitchhiking in DC that benefits both the hitchhiker and the driver. The driver can use the much faster HOV lane after taking on a passenger.

1. First started in 1968, Summerfest also known as "The Big Gig" is now in the Guinness Book of World Records as the World's Largest Outdoor Music Festival. Currently boasting 11 days and nights of music on 13 different stages dispersed throughout the 75-acre Henry Maier Festival Park the fest is located along the beautiful shores of Lake Michigan.