Monthly Archives: January 2009

Snow and trash

I’m not a fan of the snow right now. I got splashed by a few cars as I was trying to scrape the icy mess from my car this morning. But a news release from the city reminded me that … Continue reading

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Snow/ice/slush GAHHH!

Well. I take back all of yesterday’s joy over the snow. Today’s glop isn’t fun snow. The “wintery mix” that fell last night and this morning left an undelightful covering of ice on top of the nice, sweet fluffy snow … Continue reading

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It snowed (for real!)

(Photo is from a google search, and I thought it was funny. We don’t have this much snow in York.) This morning, when I woke up at 6 a.m., I heard cars driving through something that sounded suspiciously like snow. … Continue reading

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New restaurant?

I noticed a new sign hanging outside a restaurant on East Market Street the other day. The Pho Bistro sign says it offers homestyle Vietnamese cuisine. I couldn’t quite tell if it was open. Anyone been there? I’m not sure, … Continue reading

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Rude awakening

Someone rang my doorbell at 2 a.m. today. The front door of my building is locked, and there’s a panel with buttons for each of the apartments. Push the button and it makes an obnoxious sound upstairs, and then I … Continue reading

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Pepper spray backfire

Last month I got some pepper spray as a just-in-case sort of thing. After reading the instructions, I’ve often wondered when I should use it. I mean, what if the attacker has a gun? Will the pepper spray only serve … Continue reading

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Cleaning up

(Photo credit: Max Whittaker for The New York Times) I read an interesting story Sunday in the New York Times about a program that enlists city garbage collectors to report crime tips to police. Seems like a great idea in … Continue reading

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Snow emergencies

Yesterday, I noticed that the city posted a list of streets affected by snow emergencies. I live on one of the streets where cars can’t be parked if an emergency is declared, so I should probably pay attention to the … Continue reading

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Spotted today

These just went up. The fliers are on telephone poles all along Roosevelt Avenue. The one in the photo is across the street from Turkey Hill near the intersection of Roosevelt and Maryland avenues. I know very little Spanish, so … Continue reading

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Downtown driving

This news release arrived in my inbox yesterday: “York City Police will be conducting a traffic enforcement detail for the next several weeks in the Downtown Business District, starting Thursday, January 15. York City Police will be targeting the following … Continue reading

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