A nickname for Salem, Massachusetts, because of the Salem Witch Trials, which took place in and around Salem in 1692 and 1693. More than 150 people were accused of being witches, 19 of which were hanged for the crime of being a witch and one of which was pressed to death for refusing to enter a plea.
Much study has gone into what caused the hysteria and...
The most famous event in New Orleans, essentially one humongous free party that includes a parade and costumed revelers, the latter of which are known for their reputed debauchery and prolific consumption of alcohol.
1. Named after Claude Treme, the Treme (pronounced truh-MAY) neighborhood (often referred to simply as 'Treme') is the first free neighborhood of color in America. Treme is the location of Congo Square...
2. Treme is also the name of an HBO series to come out in 2010 about the neighborhood's ongoing rebuilding efforts after Hurricane Katrina. The series was created by David Simon, who also created the hit series "The Wire".
Nickname for the Waffle House restaurant chain.
Acronym for University of Southern California. For fans/alumni of rival school UCLA, USC is also known as University of Spoiled Children, University of Second Choice