I can't believe I'm missing this:
The Carts of Brooklyn Iditarod.
But I'm glad I"m missing this:
The Mysterious Gassy Smell
FYI for those reading the article above (the one about gas) -- there is an occasional hint of maple syrup that wafts through the air of NYC. Its locations are unpredictable and it knows no schedule. The origin of the Maple Syrup Smell has yet to be determined. And as far as I know, the same goes for the gassy smell.
Apparently this new smell is so bad that local news crews have attempted to capture it on video.