Lake Champlain's version of the Loch Ness Monster. People have reported seeing a monster in the lake for hundreds of years. In fact, the monster regardless of its actual existance is protected by both Vermont and New York laws. There was a monument to Champ erected in 1984, at the end of Burlington's Perkins Pier.
In irresponsible (yet funny) fashion, the UW student government orchestrated an early-morning smattering of pink flamingos (over 1,000 of them) on the lawn in from of Bascom Hall. These shenanigans were typical of the student government in those days (this prank in 1979). For years pink flamingos would adorn apartments, dorm rooms, and front lawns around campus.
A Jewish snack food popular in NYC. It is a pocket of dough filled with potato, meat, onions, kasha, or cheese.
Keep Austin Weird was a slogan initiated by the Austin Small Business Alliance to help promote the city and its local businesses. Local street character Leslie Cochran didn't come up with the phrase, but...
A type of relish made primarily from peppers, beans and onions.