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166. Hundo: Closed in 2009  
167. BK Lounge: The local Burger King in Evanston. This is a very popular spot because most of the bars in Evanston close before 2...  
168. Allstate: The Allstate Corporation is one of Chicago's biggest corporations and is located in Northbrook.  
169. White Sox: The Chicago White Sox are a Chicago baseball team that won the World Series in 2005.  
170. Adler Planetarium: One of the most popular museums in the Chicago area. It is located right on Lake Michigan and hosts many exhibits ...
171. Michigan Avenue Bridge: Probably one of the most popular and well recognized bridges in downtown Chicago, the Chicago bridge is a structure...  
172. Washington Squre Park: A major tourist attraction in Chicago that is located on Clark Street. It is sometimes called Bughouse Square. Th...  
173. Chicago Theatre: Perhaps Chicago's most popular theatre. It is located in the Loop on State Street. It hosts concerts, plays, and ...  
174. McCormick Place: McCormick Place is a large convention center located in Chicago on Lake Shore Drive. It is the largest center in t...  
175. Chicago Spire: A building that is currently under construction in Chicago on Lake Shore Drive. It was designed by the famous Sant...  
176. Lake Shore Drive: Chicagoans commonly refer to it as "The Drive" or "LSD"  
177. 900 North Michigan: A skyscraper that stands near the John Hancock building on Michigan Avenue. It is known for the four light structu...  
178. Crown Fountain: Recent staple of the downtown Chicago landscape, its distinguishing features include the images projected from the ...  
179. Cloud Gate: Another structure in Millennium Park that looks like a lima bean. It is a big structure that reflects the skyline ...
180. Harold Washington: Harold Washington was the first black mayor of Chicago, Elected in 1983 and serving until is death in 1987, he was...  
 
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Minnesotans are famous in other states for their penchant for Michelob Golden beer, and often simply refer to it as McGolden. People from the twin cities often get puzzled looks when they're in other states and ask for it in a bar or a liquor store. It is most commonly drunk as "McGolden Light".

A shortened form for Mall of America, standing for big, frickin' mall. See also: MOA.

She-had-a-boy-again is a play on the Sheboygan's name. I heard of this recently when speaking with a friend of mine who's a Sheboygan native. As far as my friend knows, the meaning doesn't go any deeper than the phonetic relationship.

The intersection of Stewart Avenue and 17th Avenue on Wausau's Southwest side, known because there are so many stoplight that the intersection is lit up like a Christmas tree. The intersection used to hold some sort of record for the number of lights used, but construction has since decreased the actual number (although there are still a lot).

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