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The day has finally come: as of 12:57pm today, this monster of a winter is over. Spring is here! And that's a pretty huge thing to celebrate. There are a lot of good ways to commemorate the turning of the seasons—traditional pagan rituals, cocktails that don't use whiskey as a base, food that doesn't sit in your stomach like a ton of bricks, the ritual of throwing away all the things you don't need... the list goes...
Today is a pretty nice day (though we could certainly do without the rain) and we're not trying to ruin that for you guys, but it's our sacred duty to report bad weather and you should all know that another bout of frigid temperatures is on its way.  NBC's Storm Team 4 NY shared the bad news via Twitter a few hours ago: https://twitter.com/StormTeam4NY/status/436100896934883328 https://twitter.com/StormTeam4NY/status/436161589210017792 #WinterThatWontQuit, indeed. Temperatures will drop back into the low 30s on Monday and then...
We all know the trains have been a disaster the past few days, but in addition to yesterday's Duane Reade awning collapse, enough incidents are piling up that it may officially be Time To Start Worrying About Things Falling On You. Bedford + Bowery reports that yesterday, the roof of an empty factory at 45 Morgan partially collapsed (no one was injured, thankfully), and near Stuyvesant Square Park, some ice fell hard enough to smash...
ICYMI: It snowed yesterday. And with snow comes responsibility. I trust that you all did your best to abide by the rules of how to behave in a New York snowstorm? I'm sure you did. I'm sure you didn't use an umbrella like some rube from California. And I'm sure you didn't leave your dog's shit sunken in some snow drift, where it will fossilize and lie in wait for the thaw so that it...