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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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The first of its kind in the United States, the general strike occurred citywide in Seattle after sufficient post-war concessions weren't made to Seattle's labor groups.

Satan's Steed is one of the nicknames of the blue horse sculpture just outside of the Denver International Airport. The horse's creepy red eyes attract all sorts of disgust from the Colorado public, who lament the fact that the sculpture is placed so prominently at the gateway to the city. Adding to the mustang's mystique, scupltor Luis Jimenez died...

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.

Was posted on a billboard in the 70's (I think). Initially referred to all of the layoffs from Boeing in the 60's and 70's since Boeing was the major employer in the area, but has since been used whenever a major employer has done layoffs (i.e., Boeing, Microsoft, etc.).

Nickname for the Dover International Speedway