Many of the shops are owned by immigrants from Sri Lanka.
Sometimes a man would be made to wear a frilled, full-length pinafore, much to the teasing amusement of any visitors, or in private, he might be fully petticoated and trained to do needlework and knitting, as well as all his household duties.
It's still open, though I wouldn't be shocked if it did close tomorrow.
At least that was what I was told.
Empress Maria Theresa is known for her reforms in education like making it mandatory, establishing a Royal Academy of Science and Literature in Brussels, and supporting scientific research.
All in all, it was a fascinating project, reading each word and the occasional trip to the dictionary or search site made it all the more satisfying.