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1. City of Five Smells, The: Some refer to CR as the City of Five Smells since the odor from various grain & food processing plants (Quaker Oats...  
2. Czech Village: Czech Village is located on the south side of CR and was filled with ethnic restaurants, specialty shops, a butcher...  
3. Downtown: Greatly affected by the flood of 2008, the downtown section of the city is still rebuilding. Downtown is full of bu...  
4. Ped Mall: Located in downtown Iowa City, the Pedestrian Mall (Ped Mall) spans from Burlington Street to Washington Street and...  
5. Pentacrest: On the University of Iowa campus, this section of land is made up of the Old Capitol building, Jessup Hall, Macbrid...  
6. Iowa City Jazz Fest: This festival began in 1991 and has become a nationally recognized event. Big names in jazz have come to Iowa City ...  
7. University of Iowa: Iowa City is home to the University of Iowa. Around 31,000 Hawkeyes are enrolled at U of I, and students permeate t...  
8. Intermediate Directions: Instead of using names for neighborhoods, Cedar Rapids residents often use the intermediate directions of Northeast...  
9. Ghetto, The: Ghetto means a place to live where people don't fuck around and do whatever they want.  
10. SE-SW-NE-NW: CR isn't usally discussed in terms of neighborhoods. It's usually just divided into these four directions. If someo...  
11. Lindale and Westdale Malls: Cedar Rapids has two malls on opposite sides of town. Westdale is bigger but has a dwindling amount of stores and L...  
12. Greek Place Vernon Inn, The: It is now closed.  
13. El Rancho: A great inexpensive family-owned Mexican restaurant on the SW side. Daily specials, great margaritas, and a really ...  
14. Starlite Inn: A popular spot for burgers and brew. Their Starlite burgers are great. A nice spot to kick back after work. Out of ...  
15. Zoey's Pizza: A poor imitation of a Chicago style pizza. The crust is too thin and there are too little toppings- both should be...  
 
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Tyme is money, as the old Tyme slogan went...

1. ATMs in southern Wisconsin used to run under the brand Take Your Money Everywhere or TYME. The iconic machines were known as Tyme Machines instead of ATMs. They were notorious for "closing" with a sliding iron door coming down just when one needed to make a withdrawal. Visitors likely believed the worst of Madison's detractors when locals asked "Is the Tyme machine open?"

2. This is Madison speak for ATM. Many newcomers are puzzled when an old-school Wisconsinite asks them for a "Tyme machine."

3. It wasn't just southern wisconsin, it was most of if not all of the state. Before there were debit cards, there were Tyme cards!

4. The first ATMs were brought to Milwaukee through the M&I Bank. The president of M&I at the time was Dennis Keuster. He had the foresight to see that this would revolutionize banking.

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A word that originated from the language of the Choctaw natives of the Gulf Coast. It means close friend, originally meaning "suckling brother", which could be your blood brother, or simply someone you grew up with.

A derogatory nickname for Fort Myers

A nickname for those that move to warmer climates in the winter (usually Florida or Arizona) and then back to Wisconsin in the summer.