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1. Capitol Building: The tallest building in Madison (by local law) and the third capitol building since Wisconsin's statehood in 1848.
2. Library Mall: The large plaza area comprised of the area bordering the Memorial Library, the University Bookstore, the State Hist...
3. Terrace, The: In Madison, the phrase "The Terrace" typically means the Memorial Union Terrace. However, if you were never a UW st...
4. Capital City Trail: Bike path located on the east side of Madison, along Lake Monona, the Monona Terrace and continuing along the east ...
5. VB, The: Longtime slang term for the Village Bar, a longstanding neighborhood bar and institution at the corner of Mineral P...  
6. Barry Alvarez: Barry is a legend in Madison for turning the football program around. Before the 1993 season,when the team won the ...  
7. Ella's: Reference to Ella's Deli. An eccentrically decorated deli and ice cream restaurant that boasts a huge menu and hap...  
8. Harmony Bar: This bar is located on the corner of Atwood Ave and Dunning St. It is a bar and grill with AWESOME food (a step up ...
9. Miracle of O'Sullivan St, The: The street is O'Sheridan, not O'Sullivan. The Capitol appears to get smaller as you go up this two block street and...  
10. GEF buildings: GEF I, II, and III are the state office buildings downtown. They are on several city blocks bounded by E Washington...  
11. Harvey: Term for the University of Wisconsin-Madison lifesaving service on Lake Mendota, named for an early director of it,...
12. Belt Line: Highway around the city, stretching from I-90 to Middleton. Three lanes on each side; the only real highway in Madi...  
13. Rocky: As in Rocky Horror Picture Show. This classic cult film was shown at The Majestic theater on King st. until the th...  
14. Dreamkeepers: A three story metal sculpture on the Capital City Bike Trail, commissioned by Don Warren, designed by Doc Evermore ...
15. Creepy Kid Statue: I was totally freaked out by this statue of a kid reading a book, dangling his feet into the air four stories high ...
 
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