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free snacks served in bowls or baskets (i.e., peanuts, chips, popcorn), usually set out on the bar; drinking leads to...
Balboa Park is America's largest urban cultural park. It is home to 15 major museums and is adorned with interesting...
While "the mountain is out" literally means that you can see Mount Hood from the city, it generally implies that it's a...
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...
Satan's Steed is one of the nicknames of the blue horse sculpture just outside of the Denver International Airport. The...
The Bear Tooth Pass is the 30 mile stretch of highway between Red Lodge, MT and Yellowstone National Park's North East...
Designed for the 1962 World's Fair, the Space Needle is a 605 foot tall tower in Seattle, Washington. The...

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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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