New Polish Holiday Comes to Cleveland; Happy Dyngus Day, Everyone

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Happy Dyngus Day, everyone.

What's Dyngus Day? Glad you asked. It's a Polish holiday that a trio of west-side establishments is bringing to Cleveland, starting today.

Without doing any research, here's what we imagine festivities on Dyngus Day involve: After 364 straight days of making pierogies, Polish grandmothers take a day off. They gather in a town square and watch while all the Polish men dance with plastic pink flamingos. When the dancing is done, a fire is built, and everyone claps while ceremonially burning all vowels except 'I' and 'Y.'

Let's double check our guess against the facts.

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