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Cheeseheads can refer to either 1) the foam cheesehead hats made by Foamation, 2) Wisconsinites, or 3) Green Bay Packer...
This is an annual June event in Eagle that includes, among many events, a rodeo, local craft/food vendors, carnival,...
A classic Milwaukee tavern. This 100 year old bar is famous for it's bumper stickers that read "I Closed Wolski's". The...
ATMs in southern Wisconsin used to run under the brand Take Your Money Everywhere or TYME. The iconic machines were...
This has become the popular name for Millenium Park's famed stainless steel sculpture, "Cloud Gate." It was completed...
While "the mountain is out" literally means that you can see Mount Hood from the city, it generally implies that it's a...
A rather obvious variation of "Rabobank", a Netherlands-based banking group that failed to change its name upon...

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October 24th
Hippie Hollow: Austin, TX

A county park situated along Lake Travis, is the only clothing-optional public park in Texas.

October 23rd
Cincinnati-Style Chili: Cincinnati, OH

The Cincinnati version has less viscosity than the traditional Texas-style, and different spices that render it more 'strong' than 'hot' by most accounts.

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."

 
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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 ...