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121. Common, The: A gently sloping lawn and favorite gathering place in the newer section of the Sesquicentennial Park.  
122. Houston's Heart: A nickname for the Allen's Landing area, the place where August C. and John K. Allen stepped ashore in 1836 and st...  
123. Guadalupe Plaza: A park in the East End of Houston that celebrated the city's Hispanic culture and traditions.  
124. Hidalgo Park: A cultural center in the East End area, founded in 1927 and later purchased by neighborhood residents and revitaliz...  
125. Hippie Hollow: Coldcreekfarm is a wonderful place for organizing events for weddings, corporate, church or private party, venue lo...
126. Austin Ballet: Located in the heart of downtown Austin, it is one of the largest ballets in the country.  
127. Austin American Statesmen: Austin's most widely distributed and read daily newspaper.  
128. Austin Chronicle: An alternative weekly, tabloid-style newspaper published every Thursday in Austin.  
129. Esther's Folloes: Vaudeville theater located on 6th Street in downtown Austin.  
130. Longhorns: The University of Texas' famous mascot and team name.  
131. Congress Avenue Bridge: Running over the Colorado River, it is home to the world's largest urban bat colony.  
132. Blanton Museum of Art: The art museum and research center of the University of Texas at Austin.  
133. Texas State Capitol: The seat of the Texas government located in the center of Austin, it was the center of a Supreme Court controversy ...  
134. Pecan Street Festival: Common name for the Old Pecan Street Spring and Fall Arts Festival, a bi-annual public event held every spring and ...  
135. Austin Zoo: Non-profit rescue zoo and animal sactuary located in Austin, TX.  
 
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Nickname for the left-leaning Burlington, popularized during the mayoral tenure of now US Senator Bernie Sanders, who is a self-proclaimed democratic socialist.

A term for Detroit coined by former president Franklin Roosevelt during the second World War to describe the transition of the Ford Motor Company's production from cars to tanks.

The intersection of Park Street and Regent Street. It was named this in honor of the Greenbush neighborhood (and old Italian neighborhood) and Josie's Spaghetti House.

A nickname for Salem, Massachusetts, because of the Salem Witch Trials, which took place in and around Salem in 1692 and 1693. More than 150 people were accused of being witches, 19 of which were hanged for the crime of being a witch and one of which was pressed to death for refusing to enter a plea. Much study has gone into what caused the hysteria and...

A reference to the relatively laid-back pace of the city.