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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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Theory that the standard price for a slice of cheese pizza moves in lockstep with the price of one subway ride, though no one is 100 percent sure which change causes the other.

The subject of a famous legend regarding a rich gold mine in the Superstition Mountains-likely exaggerated, but based on the life of "forty-niner" Jacob Waltz in the 1800s. Some people still venture into the mountains looking for the hidden 'treasure'.

1. Mt. Horeble, or Mt. Horrible, is a derogatory name for the town, often invoked by local high schoolers to describe Mt. Horeb's alleged lackluster assets or traditional, closed mindset

2. I've lived in Mt. Horeb and I've never heard this nickname.

3. A playfully derogatory nickname for Mount Horeb.

Freedom Cage is the brilliantly oxymoronic name given to the small chunk of asphalt designated as the place of protest outside the Pepsi Center for the Democratic National Convention. The place is...

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.