4:30 pm, February 8th | by Colette McIntyre
n today’s #watwc roundup, all anyone can talk about is the arrival of Nemo and the impending #snowpocalypse: Jessica Valenti fights for the right to park at Trader Joe’s, everyone can calm down because Mia Farrow’s chickens are okay, Sally Jesse Raphael confirms what we’ve always known — we want to hang out with Sally Jesse Raphael, and more!
12:45 pm, February 8th | by Colette McIntyre
While you are (hopefully) heading out of the office early, preparing for a night of spiked hot chocolate and a marathon of Boy Meets World (amirite?), New York City authorities have already started battling the winter storm that The Weather Channel has named “Nemo.” The Department of Transportation has its 365 salt spreaders locked and loaded, ready to roll out as soon as two inches hits the ground; the New York State Thruway Authority is coating highways with a salt brine pre-treatment which is said to work like a no-stick Teflon. Local governments hope that the salt brine will save up to 30 percent on snow removal costs, which begs the question: just how much do we spent on snow?