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Feared snowstorm fizzles in New York but clobbers New England
Feared snowstorm fizzles in New York but clobbers New England

It was to be “crippling” and “potentially historic.” It was to dump up to 3 feet of snow onto New York City, bringing Gotham to its knees and causing hardened locals to huddle inside as drifts inched up the sooty walls of buildings and encased humans, subway rats, feral cats and cockroaches in a thick layer of ice. It was to be all of those things, until it wasn’t. Instead, the snowstorm that spawned hashtags, breathless live TV and snarky Onion stories veered east, pounding parts of New England and suburban Long Island on Tuesday but allowing New York to churn back to life as officials defended the extraordinary measures that had shut it down. ...

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