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2009-09-23 10:09:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Visual artists of Gowanus, Brooklyn will open their studios, free to the public on Saturday and Sunday October 17 & 18, 2009 from 1-6 PM. This self-guided walking tour features over 200 artists.

2009-01-14 13:19:08

A New York perfume company is about to launch a new fragrance named after Brooklyn, a borough not always associated with expensive scents. Brooklyn the perfume will be sold in a graffiti-covered bottle to evoke some of the hard-edged reputation of its namesake, the New York Post reports.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.