1. "Bennies" is more from the Jersey Shore and refers to people from other parts of the area visiting during the summer.
2. Jersey slang for tourists.
Waunakee's main claim to fame is that there isn't another town in the US with the same name.
Fargo is one of the many US cities to claim to be the Gateway to the West, a luxury apparently afforded to any town east of the West.
A reference to the three main stars on the Boston Celtics--Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, and Ray Allen. The term was popularized by an ESPN commercial in which Scott Van Pelt is met with a barrage of potential nicknames from the "Big Three" themselves. After hearing a bunch of bizarre ones--and a lame one in the "Three Amigos"--Van Pelt simply silences them with the genius "Boston Three Party".
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"