1. Also referred to as the Ban roll-on building, just as a similar building in Portland, Oregon is called.
2. A common nickname for the Second and Seneca Building because of its resemblance to the blue, dome-headed droid in Star Wars.
Also known as the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Marching Band. Also referred to as the "hardest working band in America"
While many people will point out that these crystals aren't real diamonds, the Herkimer double-terminated quartz (popularly referred to as Herkimer Diamonds) are extremely rare. Alternative healers often praise the healing properties of these double-terminated crystals because they have the ability to emit energy from both ends. Now privately owned, the Herkimer Diamond Mines attract tourists from all around the world.
People's Republic of Austin is a nickname for the liberal capital city of Texas. "People's Repuplic" is a namesake often employed by Marxist states, such as People's Republic of China.
Citywide catastrophe rumored to have been started by the "O'Leary cow." As legend goes, the O'Leary cow kicked over a lantern in the O'Leary farm which started to spread throughout the city. Every building in the city, which was made out of wood then, was either damaged or destroyed with the exception of the Water Tower which stands to this day.