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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: A county park situated along Lake Travis, is the only clothing-optional public park in Texas.  
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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Even dogs like the Packers.

Cheeseheads can refer to either 1) the foam cheesehead hats made by Foamation, 2) Wisconsinites, or 3) Green Bay Packer fans.

A nickname for the Dinkytown area that is earned by the many rowdy college kids that live in the neighborhood.

(noun) A longtime election straw poll conducted among the patrons of Duke's Rotary Barber Shop with a reputation for accurately predicting the outcome of local elections.

New York City is the Big Apple, and Atlanta--as the largest city in Georgia--is the Big Peach.

1. Children's street game of bygone days, involving pink Spalding (or "spaldeen") ball and broomstick. Now sadly defunct.

2. A street game that resembles baseball, played with a broomstick and a "spaldeen" ball. The game was also played in Jersey, but is largely just a thing of the past. (At least in New York -- you can still find kids playing such games, often called "ba-te" in the streets of Latin American countries.)