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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. Italian swear word used commonly, since most of the city is Italian. Let's just say it's an f-word.

2. New York Italian slang for the "f word"

A very unique term to New Orleans for the median of a street. The Spanish and French, who effectively split the city in two, could do business on the "neutral ground" of city streets.

A nickname given to Santa Barbara because of its climate's resemblance to the Riviera's wonderful Mediterranean climate.

This is one of the many nicknames for the giant sculpture of Jesus Christ. The photos leave no doubt where the nickname comes from.

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