City Desk

The Needle: D.C. Delinquents


Illegal Parking: The Department of Public Works says that 600-700 cars were ticketed during the snow emergency and 200 were towed. And the costs were hefty: a $250 fine, plus a $100 towing fee. -2

Healthy Living: Right Proper may have only sold five beer growlers by 2 p.m. today, but it seems that more D.C. residents opted to spend their snow day in the gym: VIDA Fitness on U Street says that by mid-afternoon between 400-500 people went to the gym to work out, and all 9 of its classes were booked. +2

Monster Yuppies: By 8 p.m. Wednesday, Whole Foods sold out of a whole lot of foods in preparation of the snowstorm. -3

Snowangelo:  There was a snow sculpture contest in Dupont Circle, and people were able to sculpt some pretty impressive art with today's now slushy snow.  +4

Yesterday's Needle rating: 38 Today's score: +1 Today's Needle rating: 39

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