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46. Safe, The: A nickname for Safeco Field, the home field of the Seattle Mariners.  
47. Kingdome: Now the site of Qwest Field, the Kingdome was demolished by implosion on March 26, 2000. It was the home of the Sea...  
48. Seattle Seahawks: Official name for the National Football League team located in Seattle, WA. Part of the National Football Conferen...  
49. Broadway: A street that runs through Capitol Hill. Broadway is known for its nightlife.  
50. Wizards of Wor: Wizards of Wor is a metal band from Seattle. They're awesome.  
51. Lesbian: Lesbian is a pretty sweet metal band based out of Seattle. Their songs are really long, but are quite dynamic and ...  
52. University District: Commonly called just U-district. This is home to the large University of Washington population and is also known fo...  
53. Ballard: Ballard has increased in popularity over the past 10 years. What used to be a quaint fishing neighborhood with scan...  
54. Columbia City: Columbia City used to be considered a ghetto part of Seattle but has also increased in popularity and has undergone...  
55. Alki: Also known as Alki beach, this beach borders the east edge of the area known as West Seattle. It's popular year-rou...  
56. Nana's Soup Kitchen: Located near the border to Ravenna and the U-district, Nana's is THE best spot for a cup of fresh, homemade soup an...  
57. Purple: This fantastic Seattle wine bar is, of course known for their wine selection. I love them for their pastry-wrapped,...  
58. Red Mill: Amazing burger joint with just two locations in Seattle. They serve up amazing (messy) burgers, fries, onion rings,...  
59. Ivars: A Seattle landmark. Ivars can be found throughout the Pacific Northwest and has been here since the 1930's. Their f...  
60. Pagliacci: Also referred to as "Pags" (pronounced "pawgs" or "pogs").  
 
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865 is the area code for the Knoxville area, which spells V-O-L. This is no coincidence, but rather a homage paid to the beloved Volunteer sports teams in the Knoxville area.

1. Granolaville is a nickname for Madison's Marquette neighborhood, which is well known for its bustling activity along Williamson (Willy) Street. In Granolaville you'll find great restaurants, bars, and--oh yeah--lots of hippies.

2. Slang for the Williamson Street (popularly dubbed "Willy Street") area, a very hippy-like neighborhood with a great food co-op and trendy hipster bars.

Slang for the beer Milwaukee's Best.

An ironic reference to Dutchess Community College, Poughkeepsie's two-year school.

People jokingly refer to Cambridge as the "People's Republic" because of its left-leaning residents.