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Waikiki Beach is one of Hawaii's truly great recreational beaches. It's basically a two mile stretch of coast fronted...
The Cloisters are an extension of the Metropolitan Art Museum dedicated to the architecture and art of the European...
Minnesota bars, particularly those Northeast Minneapolis are known for their meat raffles. Typically run by a charity,...
A nickname for the city of La Crosse itself. La Crosse is Wisconsin's main city on the western edge of the state. Also,...
Designed for the 1962 World's Fair, the Space Needle is a 605 foot tall tower in Seattle, Washington. The...
Great views of Manhattan from this Brooklyn location on the water at the end of Old Fulton St. It's at the base of the...
The vibrant, neon-lit, and congested heart of Manhattan, home to the theater district and the New Years Eve...

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January 31st
Valley of the Sun, The: Phoenix, AZ

Nickname for the Phoenix metropolitan area.

January 30th
Bennies: Newark, NJ

Jersey slang for tourists.

January 29th
Five Points: Trenton, NJ

The intersection of N Broad St, Warren St, Brunswick Ave, Pennington Ave, and Princeton Ave; site of the "Battle Monument", 150 foot-tall monument marking the site where George Washington's army launched the historic Battle of Trenton that happpened during the Revolutionary War.

January 28th
Superstition Freeway: Mesa, AZ

Local jargon for Route 60, a main road connecting Mesa to Phoenix

January 27th
The Backyard: Madison, WI

Nickname for the open green space behind Witte Hall, one of the few such spaces in the Southeast Dorm area. On warmer days, students congregate in the backyard in large numbers.

January 26th
Chapeze House: Bardstown, KY

A historic mansion that is now used to host visitors and events, and to offer bourbon tastings and house a bourbon cooking school.

January 25th
The Chattanooga Choo-Choo: Chattanooga, TN

The historic train that later became the subject of a hit song in the 1940s,and is now the namesake of a popular resort area filled with railroad themed museums, gardens, rides, restaurants, hotels and all sorts of tourist attractions.

 
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Term often used by traffic engineers meaning traffic control signal.
Someone from Akron, Ohio, who owns or hunts on land in the prime deer hunting areas of Southeastern Ohio, such as near Beallsville, Ohio. Akronites typically use more bullets in one week of season than the US military us...
Very black, and very dangerous area. If you stand at the border of the Cornhill section you can hear the "click" of people hitting their car door locks as they drive in.
I've grown up in this state and love it! Personally I'd rather be called a Sconnie or Wisconsinite than a cheesehead but that's just me. I don't know why people have an issue with the word Sconnie.
Sometimes made from Veal or Lamb too, babies which is too bad Have to be less than a year old