Name That City! — September 16, 2021

Flyover Future Trivia

Here’s a review of this week’s questions: The 1982 World Series garnered the nickname “the Suds Series,” since the St. Louis Cardinals, from the city where Budweiser beer is produced, took on the team from what city that is also famous for brewing beer? “White Lotus” actor Steve Zahn, a native of Minnesota, has lived…

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Name That City! — Sept 9, 2021

Flyover Future Trivia

Here’s a review of the questions: What city was the home of Market Square Arena from 1974 to 2001? Name the Southern city that was the birthplace of evangelist Billy Graham. Name the city that is the home of Mud Island. And here are the answers: Market Square Arena held a prominent location in downtown…

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Name That City! — September 2, 2021

Flyover Future Trivia

Here’s a review of the questions:  The local delicacy that this Midwestern city serves to its legion of fans is a dressed up hot dog called a “Coney Island.” However, neither the name nor the dog has anything to do with New York’s famous Coney Island amusement park. What is the name of the city…

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Name that City! — August 26, 2021

Flyover Future Trivia

Here’s a review of the questions: Novelist Michael Chabon, who wrote “Wonder Boys,” set many of his novels in which city? Music stars Chet Atkins, Roy Acuff and Kenny Chesney were all born in what southern city? Which midwestern city is home to an annual arts festival, held at Western Gateway Park and which attracts…

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Name That City! — August 19, 2021

Flyover Future Trivia

Here’s a review of the questions: What Midwestern city is the birthplace of SNL’s Chris Farley? Which city is the home of Arthur Bryant’s barbecue restaurant, the birthplace of “burnt ends?” Which city is home to Shaw University, the first Historically Black College in the American South? And here are the answers: Chris Farley was…

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Name That City! — August 12, 2021

Flyover Future Trivia

This week’s theme is quirky and fun. We’re going to name some flyover attractions and you tell us the city in which they’re located. Here are the questions: Where would the find The Center Of The Universe? In what city would you find a hotel that features a daily parade of ducks? Where would you…

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Name That City! — Aug 5, 2021

Flyover Future Trivia

Here’s a review of the questions: In what U.S. city would you find the first international vehicular tunnel in the world? In what city was the pop-up toaster invented? This city has a song with the same name that has the lyrics “On the corner of Twelfth Street and Vine.” And here are the answers:…

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Name That City! — July 29, 2021

Flyover Future Trivia

Here’s a review of the questions: In what city was the first successful bone marrow transplant in the U.S. is performed? Bob Dunn’s first recordings for Decca with Milton Brown are considered to be the first electric instrument recordings. What part of flyover country did he hail from? In what city was the touch screen…

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Name That City! — July 22, 2021

Flyover Future Trivia

Here’s a review of the questions: This city has as one of its nicknames, “Cream City,” but it has nothing to do with dairy or Eric Clapton. Known as the first Black millionaire, in what city did Robert Church make his fortune? What city is known as the Smithsonian of the South? And here are…

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Name That City! — July 15, 2021

Flyover Future Trivia

Let’s talk food this week. Can you match the famous dish with the city in which it was first served? The Juicy Lucy/Jucy Lucy Toasted Ravioli The Hot Brown Here are the answers: Minneapolis, MN—A couple of bars in Minneapolis– Matt’s Bar and the 5-8 Club–lay claim to this one, thus the different spellings. The…

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Name That City! — July 1, 2021

Flyover Future Trivia

This week, let’s turn our attention to great writers who hailed from flyover country. Can you match the writer with the city in which he/she was born? Anne Tyler Ralph Ellison Kurt Vonnegut Here are the answers: Minneapolis, MN—Anne Tyler has published twenty-three novels, including Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant, The Accidental Tourist, and Breathing…

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Name That City! — June 24, 2021

Flyover Future Trivia

Here are the questions: We know that Dr. Albert Sabin developed the polio vaccine. But he spent many years during and after World War II in which flyover city? Researchers in this city were the first to develop a mind-powered robotic arm. At what university did this research happen? In what city was the G-suit…

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Name That City! June 17, 2021

Flyover Future Trivia

Today is National Mascot Day! We’re a trivia feature—we know these things. Let’s see if you can match the mascot with the college team it represents. Pistol Pete Herky the Hawk Scotty the Dog And here are the answers: Oklahoma State University—Sports fans might think that the mascot got its name from “Pistol” Pete Maravich,…

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Name That City! — June 10, 2021

Flyover Future Trivia

Here’s a review of the questions: What city was once known as the Furniture City? What city has a bridge locals call Bob? What city buries cars as time capsules? And here are the answers: Grand Rapids, MI—Today the city is nicknamed Beer City, USA for the more than 80 breweries located there. But in…

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Name That City! — June 3, 2021

Flyover Future Trivia

Let’s talk about early innovations in Flyover Country. Here are this week’s questions: Dr. Martin Cooper and John F. Mitchell developed the first hand-held cellphone. In what city did they do this? Frederick Jones developed the first successful mechanical truck refrigeration unit. In what city did he do this? John Vincent Atanasoff is considered by…

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Name That City! — May 27 2021

Flyover Future Trivia

Here’s a review of the questions: What city has the nickname of “Naptown”? A chapel in this city is home to more Catholic relics than anywhere else in the world except for the Vatican. Every July (usually on the Fourth), people in this city gather to promote “satire, liberty, and lunacy” at the annual Doo…

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Name That City! — May 20, 2021

Flyover Future Trivia

Here’s a review of the teams: University of Michigan Wolverines Notre Dame Fighting Irish University of Pittsburgh Panthers And here are the answers: The Ohio State University Buckeyes—The rivalry between these two became supercharged during the 1970s through the 2000s as most of their games determined the Big Ten Conference. Apparently, the hatred between these…

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Name That City! — May 13, 2021

Flyover Future Trivia

We’ve gaining on Summer. Are you planning a road trip with the fam (even after being shut in with the fam for months?!). This week we’re going to list some tourist attractions in Flyover Country. Can you tell us the cities where they’re located? Biltmore Estate Motown Museum Andy Warhol Museum Here are the answers:…

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Name That City! — May 6, 2021

Flyover Future Trivia

Here’s a review of the questions: What city is home to the world’s largest hockey mural? In what city was an arena nicknamed “The Igloo” located? What city is home to a giant gold ball called “The Sunsphere”? And here are the answers: St. Paul, MN—The city took Canada’s claim of having the largest hockey…

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Name that City! — April 29, 2021

Flyover Future Trivia

Here’s a review of the questions; George Webb and Sons was launched as a lunch counter in 1948. It has grown to a chain of restaurants in this state. Name the state and the quirky tradition it’s known for. This city contains an underwater vehicular tunnel built by the same firm that build the Holland…

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