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How 7 Richmond Neighborhoods Got Their Names
Here’s how seven of the most memorable districts in Virginia’s capital city got their names.... READ ON
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How 8 Denver Neighborhoods Got Their Names
Several neighborhoods have connections to the city’s long-ago status as a mining boom metropolis.... READ ON
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How 19 San Diego Neighborhoods Got Their Names
San Diego has a particularly complex web of neighborhoods. Where do their names come from?... READ ON
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How Seattle's Neighborhoods Got Their Names
From lost coin flips to misidentified foliage.... READ ON
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How Chicago's Neighborhoods Got Their Names
It's often said that "Chicago is a city of neighborhoods." Where do the names for all these neighborhoods come from?... READ ON
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The Tree That Owns Itself
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How 65 Pittsburgh Neighborhoods Got Their Names
If the neighborhoods are distinct, it might be because most existed as homesteads and independent boroughs long before they were parts of Pittsburgh.... READ ON
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The Man Who Built Suburbia
By building 36 homes a day, William Levitt made a fortune—and reinvented American domestic life.... READ ON
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How Nashville's Neighborhoods Got Their Names
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How Atlanta's Neighborhoods Got Their Names
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How Charlotte's Neighborhoods Got Their Names
Wonder how Myers Park or NoDa became Myers Park and NoDa? To track down these answers, we enlisted the help of local historian Thomas Hanchett.... READ ON
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How Portland's Neighborhoods Got Their Names
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How Houston's Neighborhoods Got Their Names
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How Los Angeles Neighborhoods Got Their Names
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How San Francisco's Neighborhoods Got Their Names
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How Boston's Neighborhoods Got Their Names
Boston was one of America’s earliest settlements, and that is reflected in its neighborhood and town names.... READ ON

In the Disney version of The Little Mermaid, Ariel and her sassy crab friend, Sebastian, overcome the wicked sea witch, and Ariel then swims off to marry the man of her dreams. However, in the original tale, the mermaid’s fins-for-feet exchange c

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