On July 30th, 2009, Harvard professor Robert Louis Gates and Cambridge police officer James Crowley had a private discussion (and some beers) with Barack Obama at the White House after Gates' famous July 16th arrest.
This meeting has been called the "Beer Summit" by amused onlookers.
A plate of half chicken tenders and half french fries.
1. A nickname for Seattle that hearkens back to the Alaska Gold Rush, when prospectors would get outfitted in Seattle and then travel north along the Inside Passage to Alaska.
2. A (laughable) nickname for Seattle. Seattle is perhaps more aptly described as the Gateway to the Pacific.
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.
Philadelphia's area code and a colloquial term for Philadelphia itself, as in the following sentence:
"Allen Iverson was really representin' the 215 in Los Angeles last night when he torched Kobe."