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Recently becoming trendy, this is an area of Brooklyn just over the Manhattan and Brooklyn bridges from Manhattan. The...
Designed for the 1962 World's Fair, the Space Needle is a 605 foot tall tower in Seattle, Washington. The...
Located right on the lake and is a major attraction for Milwaukee. The building was designed by the world-renown...
156 miles long, it runs through the entirety of downtown Chicago with 45 bridges spanning its diameter. Every St....
A rather obvious variation of "Rabobank", a Netherlands-based banking group that failed to change its name upon...
ATMs in southern Wisconsin used to run under the brand Take Your Money Everywhere or TYME. The iconic machines were...
A nickname for the city of La Crosse itself. La Crosse is Wisconsin's main city on the western edge of the state. Also,...

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October 22nd
IMOO: Madison, WI

A term referring to the Ironman Wisconsin Triathlon held the Sunday after Labor Day in Madison, WI. Most people refer to an Ironman as an "IM." Athletes refer to this particular Ironman as "IMOO," because they often pass cows on the bike route, which is along many country roads. IM Wisconsin embraced this idea and the 2008 Finisher Medals were in the shape of a cow.

October 21st
Mountain Pie: Denver, CO

A Colorado-style pizza, made with honey in the crust and often topped with a spicy sauce.

October 20th
A quaint little drinking town with a fishing problem: Homer, AK

What you'll find on local bumper stickers in reference to the town of Homer.

October 19th
Whoopie Pie: Augusta, ME

(noun) Round dessert treat common throughout Maine consisting of a marshmallow filling in between two firm pieces of cake (usually chocolate). Its shape resembles a hamburger in a bun.

October 18th
David Chang: New York, NY

Bon Appetit and GQ magazine's 2007 "Chef of the Year," David Chang is New York City's most talked-about chef at the moment with three restaurants in the East Village - Momofuku Noodle Bar, Momofuku Ssam Bar, and Momofuku Ko. As Frank Bruni (New York Times restaurant critic) put it: "David Chang is at this point the New York restaurant world’s equivalent of Tiger Woods or Roger Federer, armed with a spatula in place of a nine-iron or tennis racket. He’s marveled at and clucked over like nobody’s business. He’s it."

October 17th
Wit: Pittsburgh, PA

1. Pittsburgh speak for the preposition "with".

2. Meaning: with
Example: I'd like my cheesesteak wit onions.

October 16th
Champ: Burlington, VT

Lake Champlain's version of the Loch Ness Monster. People have reported seeing a monster in the lake for hundreds of years. In fact, the monster regardless of its actual existance is protected by both Vermont and New York laws. There was a monument to Champ erected in 1984, at the end of Burlington's Perkins Pier.

 
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The Bank of America Tower looks like a Narwhal.
The Bat Building The AT&T building has two pointy spires resembling the comic character's bat - eared mask. All Nashvillean's call it The Bat Building. At one time, we even had a poet on local television who dressed a...
The head shop is open but he hookah lounge is closed. Hookah tobacco & pipes are available to buy and take home.
It means that you are South of East Burnside St. and East of the Willamette River. Inner means you are near the river, most people say it is between the river and SE 28th Avenue
It is an acronym for Metro Area Express. It is run by TriMet, the Portland Metro's Public Transportation Agency. There are current four lines Yellow: North Portland to PSU, Green: Clackamas County to PSU, Red: Beaverton ...