NYC is made up of five "boroughs." Each borough represents a different county of New York State. Manhattan makes up New York County; Brooklyn makes up Kings County; Queens makes up Queens County; The Bronx makes up Bronx County; Staten Island makes up Richmond County.
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.
The infamous NYC street vendor hot dog, generally Sabrett's brand shoved haphazardly into a soggy bun and topped with a variety of gloppy condiments. The consumption of this NYC grab-and-go staple is almost an urban rite of passage and the Manhattan version of Russian Roulette.
Illinois is the home of the America’s original March Madness Basketball Event. The Peoria Civic Center is currently the home of the IHSA boy’s state games. Over 60,000 people attend yearly.
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.