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Spaldeen refers to a type of ball that was used to play stickball in New York. Spaldeen is actually a New York...
The vibrant, neon-lit, and congested heart of Manhattan, home to the theater district and the New Years Eve...
One of Seattle's most popular tourist attractions. The fish market is the home to the flying fish. Here fishmongers...
Cheeseheads can refer to either 1) the foam cheesehead hats made by Foamation, 2) Wisconsinites, or 3) Green Bay Packer...
San Francisco's most famous street protester, Frank can be found in highly trafficked areas of San Francisco to protest...
The common name of the Newport Southbank Bridge. Given its color and status as a pedestrian bridge, the nickname isn't...
The colored (orange, yellow and green) metal chairs outside at the Memorial Union Terrace. You can buy replica terrace...

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March 19th
Jesus Junction: Atlanta, GA

Stretch of Peachtree Rd in the Buckhead neighborhood of Atlanta that is marked by the presence of a number of large churches built close together.

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Elastics: Boston, MA

Rubber Bands.

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Paczki: South Bend, IN

Paczki's are deep-fried Polish doughnuts which mark the beginning of Lent, and are most often consumed on "Fat Tuesday." Traditionally, these rich doughnuts were intended to use all of the forbidden lard, sugar...

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Casual Car Pool: San Francisco, CA

Term for the organized carpooling system in San Francisco where carpoolers meet at a designated spot and share rides. Started in the mid 1970s when oil prices were sky-high, casual car pools are not run by an established organization, but are rather arranged ad hoc and continue on tradition. People involved will know the pickup and drop-off points, as well as the rules--the most important of which is that there's no money exchanged between drivers and riders.

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Great Chicago Fire of 1871: Chicago, IL

Citywide catastrophe rumored to have been started by the "O'Leary cow." As legend goes, the O'Leary cow kicked over a lantern in the O'Leary farm which started to spread throughout the city. Every building in the city, which was made out of wood then, was either damaged or destroyed with the exception of the Water Tower which stands to this day.

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Princess Kay of the Milky Way: Minneapolis, MN

The young woman who serves as Minnesota's state dairy princess wears the title of Princess Kay of the Milky Way, a name selected in a Department of Agriculture contest over fifty years ago. Princess Kay is crowned each August the night before the opening of the Minnesota State Fair, and she makes appearances not only during the Fair's 12-day run, but all year long. She is generally the daughter of dairy farmers. While at the fair, both Princess Kay and the runner-ups sit in a refrigerator in the Empire Commons building and have a replica of their head sculpted out of butter.

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India No Place: Indianapolis, IN

When the city of Indianapolis either bores or annoys its residents.

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