The Plastic Pink Flamingo was voted Madison's official city bird today. The alders were inspired by a prank pulled by a UW student group 30 years ago that planted 1,000 such creatures in the lawn in front of Bascom Hall.
A perennial New York dessert featured on Seinfeld, usually consisting of a round, cake-like cookie topped with half-vanilla and half-chocolate icing. Also referred to as the Half and Half Cookie.
Found in old NYC neighborhoods, most famously and densely in Brooklyn, this is a term used for homes made from "brownstone," which is a brown sandstone. The Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood in Brooklyn has the most brownstones in NYC. Many people think of The Cosby Show's Huxtable family when they think of Brooklyn brownstones (as they lived in a traditional Brooklyn brownstone).
A historic mansion that is now used to host visitors and events, and to offer bourbon tastings and house a bourbon cooking school.