Refers to the laid-back atmosphere, where it is not uncommon for people to arrive 10 minutes late for meetings
A nickname given to Santa Barbara because of its climate's resemblance to the Riviera's wonderful Mediterranean climate.
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.
The silly, yet well-documented, correlation between the price of a subway ride and a slice of pizza in New York City. Also called the "pizza principle".
The Madison Chain of Lakes includes Lake Mendota, Lake Monona, Lake Wingra, Lake Waubesa and Lake Kegonsa. If you're talking to a boater or fisherman, they will just use the term "Madison Chain". These lakes are all very popular recreational lakes.