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Snowy sidewalks

In Pedestrians, Snow, Weather by Jef Nickerson5 Comments

Yes, yes, the law says you have 8 hours until after the first light after it stops snowing to clear your sidewalk, blah, blah, blah… But, there is the law, and then there is sensibility and being a good neighbor. Of course, I had no doubt, even though they are not open, and not required to do so, per usual, …

Updated DID Kiosks

In Downcity by Jef NickersonLeave a Comment

Walking back from lunch today I came across some Downtown Improvement District workers updating the Information Kiosk on Weybosset street with a new graphic featuring the smiling image of a Clean & Safe Team member (aka Yellow Jackets). I forced one of the Yellow Jackets to pose for this photo, he was reluctant but smiled anyway.

Hanging Gardens

In Downcity by Jef NickersonLeave a Comment

That photo, that’s all hanging flower baskets. The yellow jackets are out in force today hanging them around Downcity. Frank LaTorre reported to the Downtown Neighborhood Alliance earlier this month that the DID will have 248 hanging baskets, 60 planters, and 8 planting areas (such as traffic islands). All these numbers are up from last year.