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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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1. "Smurf Turf" is a common nickname for Bronco Stadium at Boise State University. It is the only blue astro-turf field in the nation.

2. Boise State is no longer the only collegiate football team to play on a blue field. The University of New...

(noun) Round dessert treat common throughout Maine consisting of a marshmallow filling in between two firm pieces of cake (usually chocolate). Its shape resembles a hamburger in a bun.

1. Constructed in 1969, the World's Largest Six Pack belongs to the City Brewery in La Crosse, Wisconsin. According to the sign in front of the six pack, the six "beers" contain a total of 22,220 barrels of beer, which is 688,200 gallons. This is enough to fill 7,340,796 cans. Also, placed end-to-end, these beer cans would run 565 miles long. Even more amazing, the World's Largest Six Pack would provide a single person a six pack daily for 3,351 years. Wow!

2. The World's Largest Six is La Crosse's claim to fame. Beer is the city's lifeblood, which is evident every weekend on 3rd Street--the main bar area of its downtown.

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The rash one gets after swimming in Green Lake, a man-made lake located north of downtown on the other side of Lake Union. "The itch" is relatively harmless, but considering that it is caused by the many ducks and geese (and all that they secrete), it has caused many Seattlelites to swim elsewhere.