por Dora Bălănică
Uranus used to be one of Bucharest's vintage neighborhoods.
Until the Ceaușescu regime, that is.
The old dictator lovingly razed it to the ground to make way for Casa Poporului (literally House of the People), Izvor Park and a whole host of drab, communist-style buildings.
But then again, such is life. Or, to put it another way: Asta e.