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PECO: Winter Storm Is Second-Worst in Company History [Updated]

[Update 3 pm]   PECO reports: PECO has actively been working to restore power to thousands of customers impacted by today’s winter storm, which brought […]

City Life

Philly Ice Storm Taking A Toll on Trees and Roads of Chestnut Hill and Northern Suburbs correspondent Larry Mendte, who rounded up a bunch of Emmy nominations last night, is celebrating by pounding the icy pavement to document the toll the Philly […]

Be Well Philly

10 Awesome (and Free!) YouTube Workouts You Can Do At Home

This weather is insane, guys. Since we’re bracing ourselves for yet another winter storm headed our way tonight, I thought I’d hedge my bets and […]

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Rosemont Igloo Built By Child Contractors During Storm

Snowmageddon, Snowadelphia, whatever you want to call it — when a snow day comes to the Greater Philadelphia area, people get creative. Especially when said […]

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Another Winter Storm Hits Tuesday Night

NBC 10 reports: “Get ready for round two. While Monday’s snow is gone, another storm from the southwest is heading towards our region. A winter storm watch […]

City Life

Snow Days Are Squeezing the School Schedule

CBS Philly reports that area school districts can’t afford too many more snow days, or they’ll have to extend the school year: For the Spring-Ford Area […]

City Life

SEPTA Is Having Another Rough Day

Uh-oh: SEPTA isn’t always easy on snow days. So it is today. As of this writing, all of the city’s bus routes are operating—but with delays […]

City Life

Commuter Etiquette: The 10 Commandments of Sloppy Weather SEPTA Riding

Philadelphia might lead the nation’s big cities when it comes to bike commuting, but this winter it feels like every single person in the city […]

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Snow Forecast Shuts Down Philly Schools

The expected snow—as of this 5 am writing, it still hasn’t materialized—has led to the shutdown of Philadelphia schools for the day. Trash collection will […]

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Another Big Snow Will Hit Philly Overnight [Updated With Link to School Closings]

[Update 8:54 pm] Some area schools are beginning to announce closings and postponements. So far, the Philadelphia district is not on the list. National Weather Service, […]

City Life

Cecily Tynan: 3 Possible Storms Next Week

Our friends at Be Well Philly have tipped us off to the fact that Philly weather juggernaut Cecily Tynan is warning of snow on Monday. […]

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Philly Closes in on January Snow Record

CBS 3 reports this is Philly’s fourth-snowiest January on record. “Philadelphia now has 24.7″ of snow so far this month. The #3 spot is not […]

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NoSavesies: Here’s Why Saving Your Parking Spot Is a Bunch of BS

Walking down my block this morning, I saw something beautiful. About half a dozen vacant parking spots, framed by piles of half-melted, salt-stained, tire-mushed brown-yellow-gray […]

City Life

WATCH: Thief Steals Rock Salt from Front Porch

You think the snow’s bad here in Philly? Upstate in Scranton a thief is taking rock salt of people’s porches. (The theft starts at the […]

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The Complete Guide to Philadelphia Snow Etiquette

After two seasons without much of a winter at all, the Philadelphia region has battled snow several times already this winter. And, as you may […]