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This has become the popular name for Millenium Park's famed stainless steel sculpture, "Cloud Gate." It was completed...
Many street names in downtown Knoxville are named after major streets in Philadelphia and Baltimore. Gay Street is one...
The Cloisters are an extension of the Metropolitan Art Museum dedicated to the architecture and art of the European...
The Bear Tooth Pass is the 30 mile stretch of highway between Red Lodge, MT and Yellowstone National Park's North East...
Spaldeen refers to a type of ball that was used to play stickball in New York. Spaldeen is actually a New York...
An old warehouse that is now filled with artist studios, Five Pointz is a living collage of graffiti art. Come here...
One of Seattle's most popular tourist attractions. The fish market is the home to the flying fish. Here fishmongers...

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July 16th
Most Lustful City in America: Denver, CO

Forbes Magazine bestowed this honor upon the Mile-High city in light of its record breaking contraceptive sales.

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Oracle of Omaha: Omaha, NE

Nickname for Warren Buffett, the investing legend known for his disciplined value investing and gaudy long-term returns. The guy simply has a talent for picking good companies with real staying power. Buffett has experienced annualized returns of roughly 20% over a few decades. This is VERY hard to do. He works and lives in Omaha, Nebraska.

July 16th
865 (VOL): Knoxville, TN

865 is the area code for the Knoxville area, which spells V-O-L. This is no coincidence, but rather a homage paid to the beloved Volunteer sports teams in the Knoxville area.

July 16th
BER-lin: Berlin, WI

This is the proper pronunciation with emphasis on the first syllable, NOT the second. We are not a city in Germany nor are we the same as New Berlin.

July 16th
Cream City: Milwaukee, WI

Old nickname for Milwaukee, esp. in the 19th century. The source of the nickname was the cream colored bricks once manufactured in Milwaukee.

July 16th
Titletown USA: Green Bay, WI

1. This is a nickname for Green Bay that is used all over Wisconsin. This nickname refers to the success of the Green Bay Packers franchise that has won the most league championships in NFL history. Their record total is 12, which includes three Super Bowls (Super Bowl I in 1967, Super Bowl II in 1968, and Super Bowl XXXI in 1997).

2. The Green Bay Packers have won 12 NFL Championships (1929, 1930, 1931, 1936, 1939, 1944, 1961, 1962, 1965, 1968, 1969, 1997), which is the most for any team in the league.

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Notsoberfest: La Crosse, WI

"Notsoberfest" takes place the last weekend of September, kicking off La Crosse's famous Oktoberfest celebration. People stand around in beer tents and down pitcher after pitcher of beer. Just about everyone there is "not sober".

 
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