Hurricane Schwartz Predicts Very Snowy Winter!
Hurricane Schwartz Predicts Snowy Winter. The bow-tied dude says there’s a 70 percent chance of an above-average amount of snowfall, with February the whitest month. [NBC Philadelphia]
Report Says Parking Tickets Frequently Get Fixed in Philly, and Among the Most Frequent “Requestors” Is Congressman Bob Brady. In other news, the sky is blue. [philly.com]
Philly D.A. Warns of Black Friday Scams. Stuff to watch out for: Used gift cards, one-day-only bargain emails, and electronics prices that sound too good to be true (because, um, they probably are). [6abc]
Former Teammate Says Andrew Bynum Hates Basketball. The exact quote: “I’ve never met another player in the league who likes basketball less.” On the other hand, the would-be Sixers star with the bum knees apparently loves bowling. [CBS Philly]
OK, Looks Like Hostess Really Is Going Under. Last-minute talks failed. A judge will make a final ruling today on whether the company will shut down permanently. [Bloomberg Business Week]
US Airways Sucks Less Than Most Airlines. A report says that Philly’s largest carrier takes off on time 89 percent of the time–higher than the industry average. [Philadelphia Business Journal]
Convention and Visitors Bureau Debuts New Philadelphia “Narrative.” It’s built around the letter PHL, and it portrays Philly as a “modern renaissance city.” Which it is. [CBS Philly]