Valentine's Day Sewage Tour Back by Popular Demand
It's certainly more original than dinner and a movie
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Feb 12, 2013 2:37 PM CST
If this is not romantic, we're not sure what is.   (Shutterstock)

(Newser) – Looking for a grand romantic gesture this Valentine's Day? Consider New York City's sewage tour. The Department of Environmental Protection is again offering Valentine's Day tours of the Newtown Creek sewage treatment plant in Brooklyn—three tours this year, in fact, due to "overwhelming demand" after the first two quickly filled up. Highlights include the plant's giant egg-shaped digesters, which break down noxious waste into harmless sludge and gas. During last year's tour, the plant's gung-ho superintendent warned the visitors a digester egg was about to emit a foul odor. It didn't disappoint.

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right2dave
Feb 14, 2013 5:51 AM CST
Where Michele and Barack took their first payoff?
Ivan_the_Gypsy
Feb 13, 2013 1:11 AM CST
Why go to Brooklyn when all of NYC is one big sewer?
Bow2Steve
Feb 12, 2013 11:46 PM CST
"Guess what I got you for Valentine's Day, honey!!!" "Oh sweetie, did you finally get those diamond earrings I've been hinting about for MONTHS?!?" "Oh no, baby...trust me,this is A LOT BETTER than THAT..."