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Spice odor in Manhattan

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The smell of cinnamon was wafting through the air of Manhattan Monday morning because of a natural gas pipeline project in West Harlem.

Repairs of a pipeline at West 134th and the Hudson River Drive took place between 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.

The New York City Office of Emergency Management says that the normal smell that's added to odorless natural gas was replaced with the cinnamon smell in an effort to limit calls to 911 to report a gas leak.

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