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1. Butter Jesus: Also called "Touchdown Jesus". Unfortunately he was struck by lightning on June 15, 2010 and burned to the ground. ...
2. Skyline Chili: This late-night eatery is packed well into the wee hours. A Cincinnati institution whose signature take on chili ha...
3. Porkopolis: A nickname for Cincinnati in recognition of its former status as a major pork industry center.  
4. LeBron: To string people along and then betray them Example: "I told my buddy I'd help him fix his sink all week long, o...  
5. Porkopolis Tavern & Grill: A Cincinnati landmark, Porkopolis Tavern & Grill is a historic restaurant located atop Mount Adams. The building us...
6. Jake by the Lake, The: Nickname for Jacobs Field. Jacobs Field was the name for the stadium where the Cleveland Indians play. It is curren...  
7. Three Way: Spagetti topped with chilli and shredded cheddar cheese.  
8. Purple People Bridge: The common name of the Newport Southbank Bridge. Given its color and status as a pedestrian bridge, the nickname is...
9. Freedom Museum: The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center museum is far from light-hearted entertainment, but offers a valua...  
10. Green Papaya: A Thai and sushi place with an extensive menu and unusual options. Popular for their dine-in 'lunch boxes' and soo...  
11. Reds, The: Nickname for the Cincinnati Reds, America's first professional baseball team.  
12. Paul Brown Stadium: Home of the Cincinnati Bengals football team.  
13. Banks, The: A mixed residential, business, and nightlife section of the city located on the banks of the river.  
14. Virtual Fiesta: An event to raise money for Shoulder to Shoulder, a nonprofit that provides medical care to poor children.  
15. Over-the-Rhine: A historic district between the downtown and Clifton Heights sections of Cincinnati that retains many nuances of th...  
 
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1. The official name for the downtown celebration of Halloween in Madtown. The event takes place on State Street. The cost for admission in 2007 was $5 and included access to a variety of bands.

2. Freakfest: The newly renamed premier Halloween event in Madison, WI on State Street. Numerous corporations as well as the city of Madison now sponsor the event in a controlled manner, providing security and music in the form of bands. One of the first bands that performed during Freakfest involved an acoustic guitar...during Halloween...on State Street...in Madison...in a song about how sad the lead singer was about losing his girlfriend. Attendance at Freakfest during 2006 and 2007 was expectedly, lower than previous years.

3. Freakfest is a city sponsored event on state street that was invented in 2007 for the sole purpose of coopting the spontaneous unsponsored event that had been taking place for years before. Before freakfest was invented, halloween on state street was known for being a wild drunken costume party where the attendees frequently clashed with police. Freakfest was invented in an attempt quell the reoccurence of these "riots."

Rubber Bands.

(noun) Traffic light maneuver associated with Pittsburgh. It is when a the first car in either direction waiting for a stop light is allowed to (or claims the right to) turn left before the car facing the opposite direction proceeds straight ahead.

Those that grew up and live in South Bend.

The common name of the Newport Southbank Bridge. Given its color and status as a pedestrian bridge, the nickname isn't going away anytime soon.

The bridge connects downtown Cincinnati Ohio to Newport Kentucky. The bridge crosses the Ohio River and is just over a half mile long.