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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...
ATMs in southern Wisconsin used to run under the brand Take Your Money Everywhere or TYME. The iconic machines were...
Located right on the lake and is a major attraction for Milwaukee. The building was designed by the world-renown...
A classic Milwaukee tavern. This 100 year old bar is famous for it's bumper stickers that read "I Closed Wolski's". The...
Scanner is a fixture at the Memorial Union and State Street. While eccentrically amiable, Dan may rub the unacquainted...
This is a name commonly used for bicycle rickshaws that generally transport tourists around the city. The "driver"...
The vibrant, neon-lit, and congested heart of Manhattan, home to the theater district and the New Years Eve...

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Water Ice: Philadelphia, PA

Italian Ice

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Gum Bands: Pittsburgh, PA

This slang for rubber bands in Pittsburgh speak.

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Brain Damage Island: Seattle, WA

Along with Brain Dead Island, it's a derogatory nickname for Bainbridge Island.

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Bags: Chicago, IL

Bags, also known as bean bag toss, is a nickname for Cornhole, a game originating in Ohio. The game requires two boards with a hole in them spaced approximately 30 feet apart. You then throw bean bags (or corn filled bags) towards the boards, with the goal of getting them in the hole. You score 3 points for getting a bag in the hole, and 1 point on the board. Teams are 2 people, and they stand on opposite sides. You subtract the difference between the team totals for each round. Game ends at 21 points.

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Breeder: San Francisco, CA

A heterosexual person in gay culture.

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Bang a left: Boston, MA

Take a left (while driving).

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People's Republic of Madison: Madison, WI

Pejorative nickname given to Madison by political conservatives due to its long history of progressive politics. (Also see "60 square miles surrounded by reality".)

 
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