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The common name of the Newport Southbank Bridge. Given its color and status as a pedestrian bridge, the nickname isn't...
SheVegas is the future of journalism. Covering the greater Sheboygan, Wisconsin area, SheVegas brings multimedia to...
"Smurf Turf" is a common nickname for Bronco Stadium at Boise State University. It is the only blue astro-turf field in...
This is an annual June event in Eagle that includes, among many events, a rodeo, local craft/food vendors, carnival,...
free snacks served in bowls or baskets (i.e., peanuts, chips, popcorn), usually set out on the bar; drinking leads to...
The colored (orange, yellow and green) metal chairs outside at the Memorial Union Terrace. You can buy replica terrace...
ATMs in southern Wisconsin used to run under the brand Take Your Money Everywhere or TYME. The iconic machines were...

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April 16th
Juneteenth: Galveston, TX

Taking place every June 19th, Juneteenth started in Galveston over a century ago to commemorate the emancipation of slaves in the United States. While Juneteenth is widely celebrated in Texas (especially among the African American population), people in other parts of the country remain unaware of this American holiday.

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Mound City: Saint Louis, MO

A nickname for St. Louis, originating in the Native American burial mounds that were once common to the city.

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DUMBO: New York, NY

Recently becoming trendy, this is an area of Brooklyn just over the Manhattan and Brooklyn bridges from Manhattan. The letters stand for: Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass.

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Jump Around: Madison, WI

1. "Jump Around" is not only the party smash hit by House of Pain, but is also a student section tradition at the Wisconsin Badger football games. Every home game, right before the start of the 4th quarter, the speakers sound "daaaaah, dah, dah, duuuuuuuh." And then the entire student section--including the marching band behind the north end zone--starts to literally jump around and shake the entire...

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Summerfest: Milwaukee, WI

1. First started in 1968, Summerfest also known as "The Big Gig" is now in the Guinness Book of World Records as the World's Largest Outdoor Music Festival. Currently boasting 11 days and nights of music on 13 different stages dispersed throughout the 75-acre Henry Maier Festival Park the fest is located along the beautiful shores of Lake Michigan.

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Pizza connection: New York, NY

The silly, yet well-documented, correlation between the price of a subway ride and a slice of pizza in New York City. Also called the "pizza principle".

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Wet or dry?: Chicago, IL

1. Question from an Italian beef vendor about whether you would like it dipped in the juice or not.

2. Chicagoans used to refer to Italian Beef as "Dago Beef," but this practice became has been phased out in the last few decades as the term has been recognized as highly offensive.

 
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