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Madison, WI
Borns Law Office : For your divorce, child custody cases, if you are not born to give up without a fight, contact our divorce, child...
Blackhawk Neighborhood : A neighborhood that is positioned in the middle of Madison and Middleton. Half of the neighborhood pays Madison tax...  
Fried Cheese Curds : Fried cheese curds are delicious fried pieces of cheese usually served with ranch dressing.  
Chipotle : A popular Mexican grill with amazing burritos and quesadillas.
Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR) : A high quality free radio station which discusses current events and plays classical music.  
 

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1. Boot : A glass boot filled with beer served at the Essen Haus, Madison's German-themed bar and restaurant in downtown Madison...
2. Butter Jesus : This is one of the common nicknames for Solid Rock Church's enormous sculpture of Jesus Christ. Rising 62 feet high...
3. Concert on the Square : In the summer months, the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra holds free concerts on the capitol square in Madison every...
4. Johnson Creek Premium Outlets : Located between Milwaukee and Madison on I-94, Johnson Creek is an outlet mall featuring about 60 stores including...
5. Manhattan : The most densely populated county in the United States, Manhattan is an island borough of New York City. Manhattan is...
6. Olbrich Gardens : A tropical year-round conservatory shaped like a glass pyramid filled with exotic plants, bright flowers, a rushing...
7. Old World Third Street : Old World Third Street is a historic German neighborhood. In this area you'll fine Usingers Sausage and Maders...
8. Public Market Center : Started in 1907, the Public Market in Seattle is one of the oldest farmer's markets in the United...
9. Rodeo Drive : The three blocks between Wilshire and Santa Monica Boulevards are one of the most famous-and most expensive-shopping...
10. Scanner Dan : A guy, "Scanner" Dan Mathison, who hangs out in downtown Madison with a police scanner at his hip. Scanner Dan is still...
11. Space Needle : Designed for the 1962 World's Fair, the Space Needle is a 605 foot tall tower in Seattle, Washington. The...
12. Square, The : "The Square" refers to the Capitol Square, the block in the center of Downtown Madison that is home to the Wisconsin...  
13. Terrace Chairs : The colored (orange, yellow and green) metal chairs outside at the Memorial Union Terrace. You can buy replica terrace...
14. Washington Monument : A 550-foot-tall white obelisk towering over the National Mall and offering a birds-eye view of the city; free...

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A nickname for the city of La Crosse itself. La Crosse is Wisconsin's main city on the western edge of the state. Also, it happens to be right up against the Mississippi, which is why many liken it to a coastal town (albeit facetiously).

The Plastic Pink Flamingo was voted Madison's official city bird today. The alders were inspired by a prank pulled by a UW student group 30 years ago that planted 1,000 such creatures in the lawn in front of Bascom Hall.

A heterosexual person in gay culture.

Gypsy cab is the word for the black town cars that roam the boroughs looking for people who need a ride. If you are standing at the curb, they might pull up to see if you need a cab. In certain parts of the city (the Bronx, parts of Brooklyn, etc.) it is rare to find a yellow cab on duty (unless they just dropped someone off and are headed back to Manhattan), so you need to either call for a car company, or rely on gypsy cabs. It is recommended...

A device attached to the wheel of a car by Pittsburgh Police in order to immobilize the vehicle and aid in the enforcement of parking violations.