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121. Herkimer, The: A local brewery and restaurant where regulars feel at home and newcomers feel welcome in a 1920's style atmosphere....  
122. Strib: (noun) Common nickname for the Minneapolis Star Tribune, a daily newspaper.  
123. Minneapple, The: (noun) Nickname for Minneapolis, particularly in the 1980s and 1990s; meant as a contrast to "The Big Apple", New Y...
124. U of M: (noun) Very common nickname for the University of Minnesota; also mentioned in the school song, the "Minnesota Rous...  
125. Minnesota Rouser: (noun) Longtime school song of the University of Minnesota.  
126. Tangletown: (noun) South Minneapolis neighborhood known for its curvy streets (hence the name) bordered by I-35W, 46th Street, ...  
127. EP: Shorthand nickname for Eden Prairie, pronounced as the two letters: E P.  
128. Graffiti Bridge: Graffiti Bridge was a former railroad bridge that crossed Valley View Road, only allowing a single lane of traffic ...  
129. Edina Prairie: A slang expression referring to the area in the southwestern Twin Cities metropolitan area dominated by the cites o...  
130. Paisley Park: Prince's recording studios located on Highway 5 at Audubon Road.  
131. Temple of ECK: Golden, ziggurat-topped headquarters of the ECKANKAR religion.  
132. Cake Eater: An originally derisive (yet, now humorously accepted) term for an Edina resident, which highlights the stereotype o...  
133. Chan: A shortened form of Chanhassen, used when locals want to save a few syllables when talking about the city.  
134. Lion's Tap: A restaurant/bar off of Flying Cloud Drive, famous for their hamburgers.  
135. Chanhassen Dinner Theatres: A well-known and longtime dinner theatre that stages professional productions of plays and musicals.  
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The interstate expressway designated I-94 running from its divergence from I-90 north to Lake County. All expressways in Chicago are given a moniker, so the interstate numbers are rarely used by locals.

1. Taking place the night before Halloween, youngsters take the opportunity to hurl foodstuffs (like eggs and cabbage, hence the name) at people and houses. Mischief Night seems quite descriptive, but Bostonians like to have their own names for things.

2. October 30th, the night before Halloween; elsewhere known as "mischief night".

Refers to the laid-back atmosphere, where it is not uncommon for people to arrive 10 minutes late for meetings

A cheesesteak with Provolone cheese and onions.

1. The virgin vault was the former all-female Elizabeth Waters dormitory at the University of Wisconsin. It has recently been made co-ed, however, so the virigns have been let out of the vault.

2. Also formerly referred to...