It's called dry cleaning because there's no water in the process. Your clothes go into a machine, much like a front load washer-dryer combo—but on steroids! Your clothes get sloshed around in liquid, just like your machine at home. However, the liquid in the dry cleaning machine has no H2O.
My invitation to attend a private shopping party at Lennon & Willow Boutique in Lowell had me thinking: What other stores offer this alternative shopping experience—and why aren't more people taking advantage of it?