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The Lake Delton Dam Disaster occurred on Monday, June 9, 2008. After days of thunderstorms spawned tornadoes and...
New York Jazz Academy, a music school based in New York City, is the only place that welcomes artists of all ages and...
A rather obvious variation of "Rabobank", a Netherlands-based banking group that failed to change its name upon...
Also called "Touchdown Jesus". Unfortunately he was struck by lightning on June 15, 2010 and burned to the ground. The...
Trenton has its own 'style' of this lawn game, where one pitches round metal quoits (sort of like metal hoops or rings)...
Recently becoming trendy, this is an area of Brooklyn just over the Manhattan and Brooklyn bridges from Manhattan. The...
Spaldeen refers to a type of ball that was used to play stickball in New York. Spaldeen is actually a New York...

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Quoits: Trenton, NJ

Trenton has its own 'style' of this lawn game, where one pitches round metal quoits (sort of like metal hoops or rings) at a target.

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Crazylegs Classic: Madison, WI

Runner's World named the Crazylegs one of the 100 races. Crazylegs was started in 1981 and was named in honor of the then-Athletic Director Elroy "Crazylegs" Hirsch, a Wausau native and former professional running back...

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Brain Dead Island: Seattle, WA

Local derogatory nickname for Bainbridge Island.

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Harvard on the Hudson: Poughkeepsie, NY

An ironic reference to Dutchess Community College, Poughkeepsie's two-year school.

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Illinoying: Chicago, IL

Adjective used to describe the state of Illinois, whether it be a reference to corrupt politics, aggressive drivers, Cubs fans, or anything else objectionable.

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Mid-City: New Orleans, LA

1. Mid-City is one of the largest of New Orleans' 73 neighborhoods, and one of its most diverse. The neighborhood extends roughly from the Pontchartrain...

2. The famous Treme neighborhood is a sub-district of Mid-City

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Billyburg: New York, NY

Nickname for Williamsburg, the multicultural neighborhood of Brooklyn that also happens to be a huge stronghold for NYC hipsters. When you go to Billyburg...

 
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