You’d think that, with 15 storms this winter that together dropped more than 5 feet of snow, Philly would have set a new snowfall record, but, no, it didn’t. There’s still time, of course, to move up to No. 1. Spring doesn’t show up until the afternoon of March 20. Try to think warm thoughts until then.
City streets dimpled with more than 11,000 potholes.
Mayor Nutter held a news conference outside City Hall on Friday to warn people who live in flood-prone areas to move by 2 p.m. Sunday, in advance of Hurricane Sandy. He also talked about the city's preparations for what is expected to be a major storm. Cancellations because of the storm warnings have already begun.
Known as “Camp Liberty,” an encampment surfaced after some — who are homeless and had been part of Occupy Philly — moved to an open stretch of pavement under I-95 at Cumberland and Richmond streets.
The bridge that carries Willits Road over the Wooden Bridge Run will be reduced to one lane while repairs are made — in mid-2014.
Nobody ever said living in a city is all sweetness and light. Even a happy story has a dark side.