Berkeley is known for its odd culture and political leanings, and has been since the 1960's. Berzerkeley is a nickname used to help capture the oddity that is Berkeley, especially UC Berkeley and its students.
Neorican is a word used for a Puerto Rican living in New York or a native New Yorker of Puerto Rican descent. In Puerto Rico people will often call someone this if they've spent time living in New York.
A huge underground storage tunnel built to hold storm water runoff and sewage during heavy rains. The 19.4 mile long tunnel is located 300 feet below Milwaukee, ranges in in diameter from 17 to 32 feet, and holds 405 million gallons of sewage.
The Alabama dish brought to fame by the movie of the same name is traditionally made from green tomatoes breaded with corn meal.