Region of New York State in which Utica resides. James Fenimore Cooper (the most famous bad writer in American Literature) set his "Leatherstocking Tales" in this region.
The original name for the area now known as Roanoke. "Big Lick" got its name from an exposed portion of salt that drew wildlife to the area.
On July 30th, 2009, Harvard professor Robert Louis Gates and Cambridge police officer James Crowley had a private discussion (and some beers) with Barack Obama at the White House after Gates' famous July 16th arrest.
This meeting has been called the "Beer Summit" by amused onlookers.
Gilligan's Island is a group of boaters that anchor near Mud Lake on Yahara River. On summer weekends dozens of boats can be found anchoring. If you're driving on the Beltline you can see the boats if you look to your south.
This is what 'water' sounds like when pronounced by a local Philadelphian.