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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 rose bush or thorn bush

1. 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...

1. Refers to the problems caused when I-93 was to be put under construction. There was a terrible allocation of funds, which caused many citizens to become infuriated with the city.

2. A massive underground highway project, the most expensive in U.S. history.

1. Hafa Adai (pronounced "half a day") is "hello" in Guam's native Chamorro language. It's used more or less the same way as "aloha" is used as a greeting on the Hawaiian Islands.

2. Can also be close to "what's up" in its meaning. Just "hafa" is often used, but it's the informal usage.

1. A supermarket shopping cart.

2. The vehicles in a race held by Carnegie Mellon during their spring carnival since 1920.