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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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Citywide catastrophe rumored to have been started by the "O'Leary cow." As legend goes, the O'Leary cow kicked over a lantern in the O'Leary farm which started to spread throughout the city. Every building in the city, which was made out of wood then, was either damaged or destroyed with the exception of the Water Tower which stands to this day.

An old nickname for Knoxville for its former prominence in the textile industry. At one point Knoxville had 20 textile mills, but they started to close in the 1950's.

Original nickname for the Syracuse University sports teams. No, it has nothing to do with crackers, but rather Syracuse's prominence in the salt trade. The Saltine Warriors then became the Orangemen, and then the more gender-neutral Orange.

A phrase referring to Peoria’s reputation as a famous test market because of its representation of the diversity of the country as a whole. During its vaudeville days up to the present, if a show, law, or product was popular in Peoria, it would work anywhere.

A popular style of hip hop which originated in Houston’s predominantly African-American communities.