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Old 04-27-2018, 06:08 PM
 
Location: Wonderland
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Fort Worth - cowboys (not THE Cowboys but real cowboys), cattle drives, Tex Mex food, Billy Bob's.

Austin - music, clubs, SXSW, college kids getting drunk on 6th Street, tech jobs

Memphis - BBQ, blues, Beale Street, Elvis, and MLK Jr's assassination. Oh and the Peabody ducks.
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Old 04-27-2018, 07:12 PM
 
Location: Chicago
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And if you’re of a certain age:
City of the Big Shoulders
Blues Brothers
Studs Terkel
Carl Sandburg
Hull House
The Triangle Factory Fire
“Hey, hey, holy mackerel”
And if you are a certain age....Marshall Field’s
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Old 04-27-2018, 07:23 PM
 
Location: North Carolina
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NYC Known for
Rude people (more of a sterotype but still known for it)
Subways/Mass Transit system
Hip-Hop
Media hub
The 5 Boros
The Ny accent
Being Multicultural
Brooklyn Bridge
Brooklyn being the "cool" new town
Having 2 Airports (both being in Queens)
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Old 04-27-2018, 08:29 PM
 
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The classic television show "The Wire".
& the Star Spangled Banner and Edgar Allen Poe and to literary types, J.L. Mencken
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Old 04-27-2018, 08:31 PM
 
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And if you’re of a certain age:
City of the Big Shoulders
Blues Brothers
Studs Terkel
Carl Sandburg
Hull House
The Triangle Factory Fire
“Hey, hey, holy mackerel”
The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory tragedy happened in NY.
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Old 04-28-2018, 07:45 AM
 
Location: Heart of Dixie
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Buffalo-
Snow, Blizzards etc
Chicken Wings
Losing sports franchises
Not much else
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Old 04-28-2018, 08:23 AM
 
Location: St Simons Island, GA
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True. I don't know how I forgot to mention The Wire.
I'll add John Waters movies, the musical Hairspray and Divine.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CJR6my7A_Vk
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Old 04-28-2018, 08:25 AM
 
Location: St Simons Island, GA
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Atlanta:

Gone With The Wind
MLK Jr.
Coca-Cola
Hartsfield-Jackson Airport
A second-rate Olympic Games
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Old 04-28-2018, 10:39 AM
 
Location: Mid-Atlantic
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New York City:

The World Trade Center
The Statue of Liberty
King Kong
Wall Street
Times Square
Broadway theater
Central Park
the Rockettes
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Old 04-28-2018, 10:45 AM
 
Location: SoCal
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LA is the capital of the entertainment industry in not just in the US, but the world. It's so weird when you know LA then you realize just how much it appears in just about everything. It definitely delivers LA more exposure than any other city of its size.
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