Posts Tagged ‘ summer ’

Lemonade Stands as Public Health Menace

Lemonade Stands as Public Health Menace

In 1987, Carol Pauley, an assistant director in the city’s Department of Health was driving around during a particularly nasty heat wave. For some reason, she got it into her head that there was a serious problem which was not being addressed by her department’s enforcement arm- lemonade stands. After, all, she reasoned later in…

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Friday Facts: It Isn’t Surprising, the Temperature’s Rising

Friday Facts: It Isn’t Surprising, the Temperature’s Rising

:: Five of the seven warmest temperatures ever recorded in the city occurred in the current millennium. The other two were in 1988 and 1889. :: If there is a dearth of hot-weather favorite Fla-Vor-Ice at your local Northside market this weekend, blame erstwhile machine operator Kevin Sturgiss. A Jel-Sert delivery truck carrying over 2300…

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The Silencing of the Ice Cream Trucks

The Silencing of the Ice Cream Trucks

The arrival of the first big heat wave of the season also marks the sight of wave after wave of ice cream trucks winding their way through the city’s neighborhoods, delivering cones and bars to its overheated citizens. Of course, this comes with the familiar sound of repetitive tinkling music, which can be heard from…

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