From the Curbed inbox, sent via Blackberry last night at 10:15pm: "So, I've been out dowtown with friends for a while, and we are all wondering why Lower Manhattan smells like Maple Syrup tonight? My group of 7 aren't the only one's. Everyone down here smells it." The smell was pervasive across the boroughs; the cause, unknown.
· Maple Sugar Smell Mystery [Gothamist]
· Good Smell Perplexes New Yorkers [NYTimes]