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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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Pronounced (da BOAT uhv uhm) it simply means "the both of them" in Milwaukee-speak.

Celebrated on February 9th, 2010, a good 53 days before Easter (as opposed to the typical 46 for Mardi Gras), honoring the New Orleans Saints and their new Lombardi Trophy!

No, it has nothing to do with the ancient civilization of Phoenicia, but is rather a nickname for a resident of Phoenix.

This is a nickname for Ithaca. Ithaca claims to be the birthplace of the American ice cream sundae. A local soda fountain apparently experimented with candied cherries and cherry syrup on top of its ice cream. This Sunday special then caught on and spread across the country in soda fountains and with specialty syrups in grocer's aisles everywhere.

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