A "trilobite bill" passed in the State Legislature in 1986 to make the trilobite the Wisconsin state fossil. These creatures roamed the shallow watery areas of what is now Wisconsin some 400+ million years ago.
The first of its kind in the United States, the general strike occurred citywide in Seattle after sufficient post-war concessions weren't made to Seattle's labor groups.
Keep Austin Weird was a slogan initiated by the Austin Small Business Alliance to help promote the city and its local businesses. Local street character Leslie Cochran didn't come up with the phrase, but...
Nickname for Providence used mostly by students of Providence College and fans of the school's D1 athletic teams.
1. A large and predominantly Latino neighborhood located in the north-eastern section of Manhattan surrounding 116th Street and bounded by the East River.
2. A predominantly Hispanic (Puerto Rican) neighborhood in northeastern Manhattan.