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Many street names in downtown Knoxville are named after major streets in Philadelphia and Baltimore. Gay Street is one...
Balboa Park is America's largest urban cultural park. It is home to 15 major museums and is adorned with interesting...
The Sausage Race is one of my favorite parts of a Brewers game. The race, sponsored by Klement's Sausage Company,...
This is a name commonly used for bicycle rickshaws that generally transport tourists around the city. The "driver"...
Minnesota bars, particularly those Northeast Minneapolis are known for their meat raffles. Typically run by a charity,...
Constructed in 1969, the World's Largest Six Pack belongs to the City Brewery in La Crosse, Wisconsin. According to the...
Great views of Manhattan from this Brooklyn location on the water at the end of Old Fulton St. It's at the base of the...

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February 19th
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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