There's a sign at the edge of town that dubs Yakima the "Palm Springs of Washington," alluding to the sunnier weather with respect to the rest of the state.
After giving up a record number of homers in its first series, people starting calling the new Yankee Stadium the "Launching Pad." As it turns out, there's a wind current caused by the shape of the stadium that tends to lift balls flying toward the right field fence.
New York City is the Big Apple, and Atlanta--as the largest city in Georgia--is the Big Peach.
A group of people who follow a brass band down the street while swinging handkerchiefs over their heads and doing a special, shuffle-step dance.