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Minnesota bars, particularly those Northeast Minneapolis are known for their meat raffles. Typically run by a charity,...
The Bear Tooth Pass is the 30 mile stretch of highway between Red Lodge, MT and Yellowstone National Park's North East...
The colored (orange, yellow and green) metal chairs outside at the Memorial Union Terrace. You can buy replica terrace...
156 miles long, it runs through the entirety of downtown Chicago with 45 bridges spanning its diameter. Every St....
An old warehouse that is now filled with artist studios, Five Pointz is a living collage of graffiti art. Come here...
National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, located in the middle of Puowaina Crater (a dead volcano). This is a...
Balboa Park is America's largest urban cultural park. It is home to 15 major museums and is adorned with interesting...

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Kelaguen: Guam

A dish similar to the ceviche of South America that includes a marinade of lemon juice, scallions, and coconut. Kelaguen can be made with chicken, seafood, or raw beef. Just as with ceviche, beef kelaguen is "cooked" not by heat but the acid from the lemon juice.

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Who Dat Nation: New Orleans, LA

The collective term for the New Orleans Saints fans, taken from the famous "Who Dat?" chant.

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Geaux Saints: New Orleans, LA

The Francophone cheer for the New Orleans Saints, the 2010 Super Bowl champs!

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Trailer on Stilts, The: Little Rock, AR

1. You may hear the locals refer to the Clinton Presidential Library this way. It does sort of resemble one.

2. I prefer "The Glass Doublewide." It is a beautiful building though...

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Chicago Bungalow: Chicago, IL

1. The Chicago Bungalow is the main source of housing design in the Chicago area. These bungalow style houses make up about a third of the city's housing. Many of these were built during beginning of the 20th century and the period after WWII.

2. The house featured during the theme song of the old sitcom Family Matters...

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Lombardi Gras: New Orleans, LA

Celebrated on February 9th, 2010, a good 53 days before Easter (as opposed to the typical 46 for Mardi Gras), honoring the New Orleans Saints and their new Lombardi Trophy!

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The City of Five Smells: Cedar Rapids, IA

Some refer to CR as the City of Five Smells since the odor from various grain & food processing plants (Quaker Oats, Cargill, Ralston Foods, etc.) can be detected depending on the day & wind direction. See also: "The City of Five Seasons".

 
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