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Cheeseheads can refer to either 1) the foam cheesehead hats made by Foamation, 2) Wisconsinites, or 3) Green Bay Packer...
"Jump Around" is not only the party smash hit by House of Pain, but is also a student section tradition at the...
Nickname given to the Red Gym on the UW-Madison campus for its close resemblance to Bowser's castle in the Super Mario...
Located right on the lake and is a major attraction for Milwaukee. The building was designed by the world-renown...
Spaldeen refers to a type of ball that was used to play stickball in New York. Spaldeen is actually a New York...
A Springfield, IL horseshoe is a mighty thing! Texas toast, topped with hamburger patties, topped with fries, topped...
An old warehouse that is now filled with artist studios, Five Pointz is a living collage of graffiti art. Come here...

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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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