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76. Houston Ship Channel: Part of the Port of Houston, the Houston Ship Channel is one of the United States's busiest sea ports.  
77. Tropical Storm Allison: 2001 tropical storm that caused the worst flooding in the city’s history.  
78. Interstate 610: also known as “the loop,” Interstate 610 is a freeway that forms a loop around the downtown sector of city of Houst...  
79. Beltway 8: Officially the Texas State Highway Beltway or the Sam Houston Parkway, it forms a beltway around the city of Housto...  
80. Central Business District: Located in downtown Houston, the district is home to more Fortune 500 companies than any other city next to New Yor...  
81. Uptown: located west of downtown, it is home to many high fashion shops and expensive hotels.  
82. Midtown: A district southwest of Downtown, it is home to little Saigon and ground-zero for the city’s redevelopment project.  
83. Greenway Plaza: Planned business-commercial-residential complex located west of downtown Houston.  
84. Discovery Green: West of the George R. Brown Convention Center, Discovery Green was slated to be completed in January 2008. The park...  
85. Sisters of Charity Park: A quiet area in St. Joseph's Medical Center in the southeast corner of downtown.  
86. Main Stret Square: a pedestrian mall with a reflection pool and fountains on the MetroRail line between Lamar and Dallas.  
87. Root Memorial Square: A one-block park across La Branch St from the Toyota Center.  
88. Dream, The: Nickname for Houston Rockets retired center, Hakeem "The Dream" Olajuwon. Hakeem led the Rockets to NBA championshi...  
89. Blowfish: Blowfish Restaurant and Sushi; a Japanese eatery on Gray Street said to have excellent sushi including many special...  
90. Luther's Bar-B-Que: One of an almost seemingly endless number of Texas Barbecue restaurants; this one a chain-cheap, greasy but fast an...  
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A nickname originally given to the Elmira Civil War Prison Camp by its Confederate prisoners. Hellmira can still be used as a derogatory term for the city of Elmira itself.

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."

The Hollywood sign has been changed to "Hollyweed" on a few occasions, once in the '70s after legislation that would decriminalize marijuana, as well as for a scene in a movie. Since then marijuana culture has defined LA through the prevalence of medical marijuana. People have tried to profit from the Hollyweed name by selling t-shirts with the silly moniker.

1. Flip-flops. Origin: the Spanish word "chancletas", meaning sandals.

2. Flip-flops

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