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The twin villages of Sauk City and Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin, proud as they are of their annual Wisconsin State Cow Chip Throw and Festival, admit they were not the first to celebrate the bovine natural resource.
On March 29, 2011, Wilbert Behn passed away, days shy of his 92nd birthday. He was the self-proclaimed world’s oldest lion tamer and the last living member of RoadsideAmerica.com’s Hall of Immortals.
Community art projects, the temporary scattering of custom-painted-but-identically-formed fiberglass cows or bears around a town, rarely appeal to us. Good for the fiberglass sculpture industry, good for civic fund-raising, but too mass-produced, too normal.
The proud pink flamingo which adorned a steel fire escape above Baltimore’s Cafe Hon has triumphed in its bureaucratic battle with city officials. Back in early October — after the decorative bird had spent about seven years minding its own business — city inspectors made a big stink over the giant pink waterfowl. A governmental […]
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