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226. Squire, The: The Village Squire, a great restaurant that is located off of 14 on the Strip. It is known for its medieval atmosp...  
227. Spikes: A popular indoor sports facility in Crystal Lake. There are many indoor sand volleyball courts and basketball cour...  
228. Cleng's Way Pub: Cleng's Way Pub, Home of Queens and Kings and Things, is a locally owned and operated bar in the unincorporated vil...
229. Blue Demons: Depaul University's sports teams.  
230. Chicago-Style Pizza: Deep-dish pizza, originated by Pizzeria Uno in Chicago.  
231. City Council: Local city government, presided over by the Mayor of Chicago.  
232. Cross-Town Classic: Annual meeting of the Chicago Cubs and the Chicago White Sox.  
233. East Side: Name of Chicago's most eastern neighborhood, bordering the Indiana State Line.  
234. Ike, The: The Eisenhower Expressway, or I-290 expressway.  
235. Emerald City: Nickname for the Lower Wacker Drive tunnel, when its lights were shaded green.  
236. Friendly Confines, The: Wrigley Field. A sign inside the park says, "Welcome to the Friendly Confines of Wrigley Field."  
237. Gapers: A person, equivalent to "man" or "dude" in other areas.  
238. Joe: Generic term for a person. "Man" or "Son" (in NY) are common synonyms.  
239. Lotto, The: The Illinois Lottery  
240. Taste, The: Taste of Chicago is a 10 day food festival in the summer held in Grant Park. Restaurants and vendors come to "the ...  
 
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1. Because of its elevation of roughly 2,600 feet, Bluefield has relatively mild summers, earning the nickname "Nature's Air Conditioned City".

2. I grew up in Bluefield and it never really gets hot enough to swim outside even in the dead of summer.

Slang for the beer Milwaukee's Best.

A nickname for the Dinkytown area that is earned by the many rowdy college kids that live in the neighborhood.

1. Going Great White is a funny mockumentary filmed in Oregon, WI by two Oregonians, Frank G Caruso and Frank X Sommers. Done in the same style as "Best in Show," "Going Great White" pokes fun at the world of Multi-Level Marketing with an over-the-top depiction of a fictional company, ONITRAC. Throughout the film, a camera crew follows around a number of different characters who try to push ONITRAC on family, friends, and co-workers in hopes of winning an award at the upcoming national convention. There are many laughs to be had with this one. However, if you're a multi-level marketer yourself, you might not find it funny.

2. Awesome mockumentary about ONITRAC, a fictional MLM scheme that is frighteningly similar to real MLM schemes. It is a little over-the-top, but unfortunately its portrayal of the pyramid scheme world isn't too far from reality.