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01 Feb 2006

Celebrating Mozart

http://travel2.nytimes.com/2006/02/01/travel/01viennaletter.html

By DONALD MORRISON [NY Times, 1 February 2006]

For a city of such studied formality — where women still wear dresses, a man wouldn't be caught dead in public without a tie, and strollers routinely greet each other with handshakes — Vienna sure knows how to party. The winter social calendar features nearly 300 all-night balls, bars and restaurants routinely stay open until the small hours, and a popular local specialty is the "katerfrühstück," or hangover breakfast.

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