Snowmaggedon: 7

In Uncategorized on February 9, 2010 at 6:09 pm

Despite the good-cheer, I reminded myself how many houses lacked power, how many cables had snapped. Fire engines and ambulances swished through the snow, and cherry-pickers rose over distant copses. The most pressing problem: For people who simply had to drive — for groceries, for urgent Saturday shifts — parking became a rabid concern.

In true Steel City form, chairs were set in parking spaces. As I understand it, residents can reserve the parking spaces directly outside their houses with a positioned lawn-chair. All along the avenues, plastic seating stood like sentries between the frozen mounds.


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