Bond No. 9 Introduces Cooper Square Fragrance

Posted on: September 13th, 2010 at 6:24 am by

Great, here we go again!  That so-called scent of “urban renewal” is now encroaching upon the boundaries of the Lower East Side.  Indeed, Bond No. 9 is on the proverbial quest to bottle up and package the city into a bevy of fancy fragrances – “The Scents of New York.”

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Jeremiah reported earlier this month that the perfumery created a High Line product and began selling at their brick-and-mortar on Bleecker Street. And now our neighborhood is next on the list.  Bond No. 9 will soon tickle the olfactories with the fragrance of Cooper Square.  The scent forgoes the putrid piss-puke reality in favor of the new “uber Downtown” – Bowery 2.0.

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How much does it cost to smell like gentrification?  An eye-popping $230 for 3.4 ounces; or $170 for 1.7 ounces. Just a spritz is all it takes.

If you were to bottle up the Lower East Side, what scents would contribute to the new fragrance? And what would it be called?

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