Carry a heavy load or a bulky package for a distance: "The MTA is on strike every Christmas, so we schlep our packages from Macy's to Grand Central"
The Madison Chain of Lakes includes Lake Mendota, Lake Monona, Lake Wingra, Lake Waubesa and Lake Kegonsa. If you're talking to a boater or fisherman, they will just use the term "Madison Chain". These lakes are all very popular recreational lakes.
A style of house with a center hallway running from the front door to the back door that you "could fire a shotgun through".
Tacoma's claim to fame, caused by the gross, caustic fumes from the local paper mill. Although sulfur emissions have been greatly reduced, the Tacoma Aroma can still be smelled in the city, depending on which way the wind is blowing.
1. Also called "Touchdown Jesus". Unfortunately he was struck by lightning on June 15, 2010 and burned to the ground. The "King of Kings" statue was one of the most popular in OH.
2. This is one of the common nicknames for Solid Rock Church's enormous sculpture of Jesus...