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16. Chase Tower: The tallest skyscraper in Indianapolis.  
17. One Indiana Square: Indianapolis' third largest skyscraper; in 2006 strong winds from severe thunderstorm blew out several windows on h...  
18. General Assembly: Located in downtown Indianapolis, it is the meeting place of the mayor and city government.  
19. Indiana Convention Center: A major source of economy for the city, the convention center plays host conventions year-round, but notably GenCon...  
20. Butler University: A division I liberal arts university in Indianapolis.  
21. Broad Ripple Village: Also known as "little Bohemia", Broad Ripple Village is an incorporated town on the north side of Indianapolis. It...  
22. Indianapolis University: Also known as IUPUI, it is a public university located in Indianapolis.  
23. Massachusetts Avenue: At the heart of the city's arts district, Massachusetts Avenue includes four theaters as well as a number of shops,...  
24. Wholesale District, The: Designated as one of Indianapolis' cultural districts, the Wholesale District is located on the northern fringe of ...  
25. Canal and White River State park: Located west of downtown, the nearly 250 acre park includes the Indiana State Museum, an IMAX Theater, the Indianap...  
26. Indiana Avenue: A historic cultural district located in downtown Indianapolis, Indiana Avenue was in the early 1900's heavily popul...  
27. War Memorial Plaza: A traffic circle located at the center of Indianapolis, its focal point is a towering monument dedicated to the Hoo...  
28. GenCon: Indianapolis' largest convention event, Gen Con is a role playing game event held every August. Many locals are as...  
29. Indiana State Fair: One of the largest state fairs in the country, nearly a million were were in attendance in 2006. One of the most p...  
30. Indy Irish Festival: A three day cultural festival held near the middle of September participants enjoy traditional Irish dance and musi...  
 
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Bags, also known as bean bag toss, is a nickname for Cornhole, a game originating in Ohio. The game requires two boards with a hole in them spaced approximately 30 feet apart. You then throw bean bags (or corn filled bags) towards the boards, with the goal of getting them in the hole. You score 3 points for getting a bag in the hole, and 1 point on the board. Teams are 2 people, and they stand on opposite sides. You subtract the difference between the team totals for each round. Game ends at 21 points.

really excellent; often combined with "wicked" (wicked-pissah)

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

2. Flip-flops

A phrase referring to Peoria’s reputation as a famous test market because of its representation of the diversity of the country as a whole. During its vaudeville days up to the present, if a show, law, or product was popular in Peoria, it would work anywhere.

1. Named after Claude Treme, the Treme (pronounced truh-MAY) neighborhood (often referred to simply as 'Treme') is the first free neighborhood of color in America. Treme is the location of Congo Square, where African folkways and music were permitted to flourish long before slaves were able to freely congregate anywhere else in the country. Treme is also the site of Storeyville, and is as close to any one place in New Orleans as can be considered the actual birthplace of jazz. Claiborne Avenue, which forms the northern border of Treme, was once the wealthiest African-American commercial district in the US, until I-10 was constructed in 1966. Today, Treme is still home to beautiful creole architecture, vibrant restaurants (like Dooky Chase, Lil Dizzy's, and Willie Mae's Scotch House), and live oaks. Louis Armstrong National Jazz Park is located in Treme, as is the Mahalia Jackson Theater of Performing Arts.

2. Treme is also the name of an HBO series to come out in 2010 about the neighborhood's ongoing rebuilding efforts after Hurricane Katrina. The series was created by David Simon, who also created the hit series "The Wire".