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1. Sin City: Sin City is the slang term for Las Vegas. Given the current advertising campaign "Whatever happens in Vegas Stays i...  
2. Moon Nightclub: Located one floor above the Playboy Club, Moon Nightclub gives Vegas revelers a sexy place to blow their money on t...  
3. AquaKnox: A fine dining restaurant located in the Venetian Hotel that features fresh seafood flown in daily from all over the...  
4. Capriotti's Sandwich Shop: An excellent sandwich shop located in a small strip mall, famous for amazing, fresh-roasted and hand-carved turkey ...  
5. Bobbie, The: The house specialty at Capriotti's Sandwich Shop; essentially, Thanksgiving on a roll-turkey, cranberry sauce, stuf...  
6. Margaritaville: Jimmy Buffet's Vegas incarnation, appropriately situated in the Flamingo Resort. Here you can enjoy that "Cheesebur...  
7. Cafe Gelato: I can personally attest to the fact that the Bellagio Hotel has the best chocolate gelato in all of Vegas, and quit...  
8. District, The: A shopping mall and collection of restaurants in nearby Henderson, Nevada, billed as a "metropolitan lifestyle cent...  
9. Bellagio, The: One of the Vegas strip's famous luxiry hotels, featuring indoor gardens, 'dancing' fountains, Italian marble bathro...
10. Bellagio Cocktail: A famous concoction served in the Ballgio's Piano Bar-made of champagne and passion fruit, and reportedly quite tas...  
11. Cirque Du Soliel: This troupe of exotically costumed "circus" performers put on regular shows along the Vegas Strip; for example, "O"...  
12. Luxor, The: One of Vegas' flamboyant "theme" hotels, this one fashioned to look like an Egyptian pyramid, complete with giant s...
13. MGM Grand, The: A huge entertainment-themed hotel on the Strip that includes everything from a live lion habitat to a wedding chape...
14. Lion Habitat: A featured exhibit (free) in the MGM Grand hotel featuring a rotating cast of live lions. The MGM lions...get it?
15. Studio 54: One of the Strip's hottest nightclubs, located in the MGM Grand. Features live dancers and wall walkers, as well as...  
 
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The Polar Plunge is an event for the benefit of the Special Olympics during which participants jump into a swimming hole in Lake Monona. Since the event takes place in late February (February 21st, 2009 at Olin Park), the lake is always frozen solid. Only the bravest (craziest) of souls dare jump. For many, sponsoring a "plunger" is the best way to participate in this very Wisconsinesque activity.

Neorican is a word used for a Puerto Rican living in New York or a native New Yorker of Puerto Rican descent. In Puerto Rico people will often call someone this if they've spent time living in New York.

Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis or IUPUI, the acronym that inspired the not-so-flattering nickname.

Region of New York State in which Utica resides. James Fenimore Cooper (the most famous bad writer in American Literature) set his "Leatherstocking Tales" in this region.

The best time for the Waste Disposal services to strike is the hottest days in summer, with trash cooking in the sun; the best time for MTA workers to strike is at the height of Christmas Shopping. And they do.