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1. SIT Graduate Institute: Formerly called the School for International Training (SIT), the SIT Graduate Institute was founded over 40 years a...  
2. Ben & Jerry's: Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield started Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream in 1978 at an old abandoned gas station in South Bur...  
3. Vermont State House: it is the third building, on the same ground as the second.
4. Leunig's Bistro: An old-world Paris-style bistro in downtown Burlington. The food is excellent and the prices are quite reasonable, ...  
5. Lake Champlain: The large freshwater lake that borders Burlington, and a major source of local lore, tourism and commerce.  
6. Champ: Lake Champlain's version of the Loch Ness Monster. People have reported seeing a monster in the lake for hundreds o...  
7. Flying Monkeys, The: If you look carefully skyward at the roof of the former Union Train Station in the area of what is now Main Street ...  
8. Ben and Jerry's First Store: While the original store is no longer anywhere to be found, a little plaque on a street corner in Burlington marks ...  
9. Church Street Marketplace: A four-block area in the downtown section of Burlington that comprises an award-winning outdoor shopping mall. In a...  
10. University of Vermont, The: Vermont's well-regarded research institution is situated on an exceptionally beautiful campus. The school offers an...  
11. Lake Champlain Chocolates: A gourmet candy maker that offers free tours of their factory. Their products, a line of fudge and a full selection...  
12. Magic Hat Brewing Company: A must-visit for beer-lovers; they offer free tours of their somewhat eccentric brewery, and plenty of free samples...  
13. Crow Bookshop: A discount bookstore in the downtown area that carries a wide variety of genres; they specialize in used books and ...  
14. Frog Hollow: A non-profit visual arts organization that hosts a gallery and a craft shop in addition to their community arts pro...  
15. Rasputin's: A popular nightspot with two bars, pool tables, several televisions and on some nights, a dance party with a live D...  
 
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As used in Pittsburgh, the word means "lately" or "currently" as in "The gas prices are outrageous anymore."

1. The Hollywood sign has been changed to "Hollyweed" on a few occasions, once in the '70s after legislation that would decriminalize marijuana, as well as for a scene in a movie. Since then marijuana...

Watertown is the birthplace of variety retailing, known in other parts of the country as dollar stores, but known in Watertown as "five and dime".

1. Refers to the problems caused when I-93 was to be put under construction. There was a terrible allocation of funds, which caused many citizens to become infuriated with the city.

2. A massive underground highway project, the most expensive in U.S. history.

Forbes Magazine bestowed this honor upon the Mile-High city in light of its record breaking contraceptive sales.