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pickle park

pickle park  n.— «Unless you’re gay, you’re probably unaware of “pickle park,” a rest stop off the Long Island Expressway in Melville. It’s not officially known as pickle park, but that’s what the gay cognoscenti call the...

come up

come up  v. phr.— «Deputy District Attorney Jose Arias portrayed the men as experienced garage burglars and possible drug users who were short on money during the early morning hours of March 28, 2006, and were looking to “come...

cold-iron

cold-iron  v.— «However, said Chavdarian, if the ocean-going ships that now call at the port are required to “cold iron,” that is, completely shut down all boilers while in port and rely on shore-side electric power for lights...

Sixth Borough

Sixth Borough  n.— «That’s why the Miami area is called the Sixth Borough—and why Palm Beach County voters lamenting the weaknesses of the butterfly ballot in 2000 so often sounded like Long Islanders.» —“Snowbirds Flock Together for...

field show-up

field show-up  n.— «With closing arguments set to begin today, the case against 10 Long Beach youths accused of beating three white women Halloween night hinges almost entirely on identifications made in a Ralphs parking lot the night of...

Barmuda Triangle

Barmuda Triangle  n.— «Long the featured act at Park City’s Depot, Mr. Wyman has moved to performing Sundays and Mondays at the Pop Jenks at 438 Main, a club that opened a year ago as the third side of the “Barmuda Triangle...