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106. Blue Line: Consists of 19.5 mile trunk line in the Chicago Transit Authority's rapid transit system which extends through Chic...  
107. Metro, The: A music venue located in Wrigleyville.  
108. Grant Park: One of Chicago's most well known parks whose most notable features are Buckingham Fountain and the Art Institute of...  
109. Lincoln Park: A community area on the North side of Chicago. Lincoln Park includes the Link Park Zoo, and one of the Depaul Univ...  
110. Regal Showplace: The largest movie theater in Crystal Lake. It is an extremely nice theater that is fairly new. It is a big theate...  
111. Bully Valley: Bull Valley is a very small neighborhood to the north of Crystal Lake that is known for its affluence. It is known...  
112. Northwest Herald: The Northwest Herald is the only newspaper of McHenry County. It is printed in Crystal Lake.  
113. Main Beach: One of the parks that is taken care of by the Crystal Lake Park District. It is the most famous beach in Crystal La...  
114. Northwestern: Northwestern University. One of the best private universities in the world. It is known for its school of journal...  
115. ETHS: Evanston Township High School. This school consists of about 3,000 students. Its major rival is New Trier High Sc...  
116. Arch, The: The Arch refers to the Northwestern Arch that is at the front of the Northwestern Campus. This is a major landmark...  
117. Purple Line: The Purple Line of the CTA (Chicago Transit Authority) runs through Evanston on its way north. It is part of the L...  
118. Hundo: Closed in 2009  
119. BK Lounge: The local Burger King in Evanston. This is a very popular spot because most of the bars in Evanston close before 2...  
120. Allstate: The Allstate Corporation is one of Chicago's biggest corporations and is located in Northbrook.  
 
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A panty tree is a designated tree below a chairlift on top of which people can throw bras, panties, and the like. Steamboat has such a tree and it's chock-full of undergarments of all colors. It's about midway up the Storm Peak Express chairlift.

The Rhode Island version of "People's Court"; a tv show where real people have their cases heard...and broadcasted...from Providence Municipal Court. The show is hosted by Chief Judge Frank Caprio. Only in America can you become a pseudo-celebrity for getting a parking ticket.

Freakfest is a city sponsored event on state street that was invented in 2007 for the sole purpose of coopting the spontaneous unsponsored event that had been taking place...

1. Flip-flops. Origin: the Spanish word "chancletas", meaning sandals.

2. Flip-flops

A newcomer to Alaska. The word comes from the Chinook and can be used nicely, or disparagingly to describe an ignorant or obnoxious outsider.