A Brooklyn event that's kind of like the Alaskan Iditarod, only instead of dogs and sleds, they use people (idiots) and shopping carts. Idiotarod 2010 takes place on January 30th.
1. "Bennies" is more from the Jersey Shore and refers to people from other parts of the area visiting during the summer.
2. Jersey slang for tourists.
A coffee crawl is like a bar crawl, but for coffeehouses. A local tour company, Seattle By Foot, stages these crawls on weekends, offering the opportunity to experience Seattle's coffee shops, which constitute ground zero for many coffee enthusiasts. And, yes, there's more than just Starbucks on the tour!
A regional dish with German roots, a patty made with pork, beef, and oats.
A West-Side Manhattan neighborhood that at one time, was just what its name suggests. However, since the 1990s it has somehow managed to evolve into a hip and fashionable place to be, complete with an active nightlife and many trendy nightclubs.