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Recently becoming trendy, this is an area of Brooklyn just over the Manhattan and Brooklyn bridges from Manhattan. The...
Located right on the lake and is a major attraction for Milwaukee. The building was designed by the world-renown...
Minnesota bars, particularly those Northeast Minneapolis are known for their meat raffles. Typically run by a charity,...
: Started in 1907, the Public Market in Seattle is one of the oldest farmer's markets in the United States.
Scanner is a fixture at the Memorial Union and State Street. While eccentrically amiable, Dan may rub the unacquainted...
Cheeseheads can refer to either 1) the foam cheesehead hats made by Foamation, 2) Wisconsinites, or 3) Green Bay Packer...
Constructed in 1969, the World's Largest Six Pack belongs to the City Brewery in La Crosse, Wisconsin. According to the...

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April 23rd
Brewmoo: Portland, OR

Brew/movie, relating to any number of theaters that serve beer. Popular ones are Kennedy School, Laurelhurst, Baghdad.

April 23rd
Neutral Ground: New Orleans, LA

1. A very unique term to New Orleans for the median of a street. The Spanish and French, who inhabited the older part of town, could do business on the "neutral" part of Canal Street with the Americans, who inhabited the newer part of town that started on the other side of the street. By extension, all strips of land in the middle of New Orleans streets have become "neutral ground".

2. A part of Western Louisiana that was temporarily made neutral after the Louisiana Purchase. Texas (Spanish) and the United States laid claim to the strip of land, but ended up tabling the issue until later. It is also know as Sabine Free State.

3. Neutral Ground Coffeehouse is New Orleans' oldest coffeehouse, surviving a kitchen fire and Hurricane Katrina over the years. It started out as the Penny Post, but later was called Neutral Ground.

4. Also the name of a coffee shop on Danneel Street.

April 23rd
Concert on the Square: Madison, WI
Don't forget to bring a blanket!

1. In the summer months, the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra holds free concerts on the capitol square in Madison every Wednesday night.

2. 2010 will see the 27th year of the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra playing at Concert on the Square. 2010 dates will be: June 30th, 2010 July 7th, 2010 July 14th, 2010 July 28th, 2010 August 4th, 2010 That's six straight Wednesdays, with all concerts starting at 7:00 PM. As always, C on the S is BYOB and open to the public. Bring your bug spray just in case.

April 23rd
Hotlanta: Atlanta, GA

Nickname for Atlanta that comes from the generally sticky-hot weather in the city.

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