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16. Notsoberfest: "Notsoberfest" takes place the last weekend of September, kicking off La Crosse's famous Oktoberfest celebration. P...  
17. Blatz: A cheap, gross beer brewed in Milwaukee as part of the Pabst Brewing Company. Blatz is also the sound a person make...  
18. Wolski's: A classic Milwaukee tavern. This 100 year old bar is famous for it's bumper stickers that read "I Closed Wolski's"....
19. Terrace Chairs: The colored (orange, yellow and green) metal chairs outside at the Memorial Union Terrace. You can buy replica ter...
20. Boot: A glass boot at Madison's Essen Haus that is passed around a table full of friends. The boot is the centerpiece for...
21. Sconnie: The fact that this term is allegedly used by people of other states does not make it local Madison slang. I have n...
22. Lake Delton Dam Disaster: The Lake Delton Dam Disaster occurred on Monday, June 9, 2008. After days of thunderstorms spawned tornadoes and d...
23. Piccolo Guy: The infamous guy who plays his Piccolo (very well) all year round on state street and also plays in the University ...
24. Grainger High: This is a cutting, yet endearing, reference to the Wisconsin Business School's Grainger Hall. The term likens the b...
25. Circle of Death: The road that circumnavigates the parking lot at Madison's West Towne Mall. Lanes are created and then merge togeth...
26. Olbrich Gardens: Officially called Olbrich Botanical Gardens, it is located off the east side of Lake Monona on Atwood Avenue. It o...
27. Dane County Farmer's Market: The Dane County Farmer's Market is a larger producer only farmer's market. That means the people at the market actu...
28. Old World Third Street: Old World Third Street is a historic German neighborhood. In this area you'll fine Usingers Sausage and Maders G...
29. Red Gym, The: Affectionately known by students also as "Bowser's Castle."
30. Essen Haus: A German restaurant and bar located at 514 E Wilson St in downtown Madison. They are famous for their rowdy polka m...
 
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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.

Nickname for none other than Larry Bird, native of French Lick and one of the best basketball players of all time.

A favorite food of kids in the Milwaukee Public School System (MPS) and a Milwaukee classic! Pork shaped into a form kind of resembling a chicken drumstick, but really flat, coated, and fried.

1. The virgin vault was the former all-female Elizabeth Waters dormitory at the University of Wisconsin. It has recently been made co-ed, however, so the virigns have been let out of the vault.

2. Also formerly referred to...

Some refer to CR as the City of Five Smells since the odor from various grain & food processing plants (Quaker Oats, Cargill, Ralston Foods, etc.) can be detected depending on the day & wind direction. See also: "The City of Five Seasons".