Sewell Chan from the New York Times asks, "Staying Current on Currency: Another Day, Another Euro?" He reports,
East Village Wines, a liquor store at 138 First Avenue (New York, New York), accepts payments in euros as well as dollars.That's right: They take euros... I'm thinking that it was once that US dollars were the international currency... and now right here in the US of A, euros are accepted. I don't think we're the lead dog anymore.