It took the intervention of a powerful force — Mother Nature — but the beleaguered Playhouse Square shopping center finally solved its crowded parking issues.
At least for today.
Of course, most stores did not benefit from the open spaces. They were closed.
The new Granola Bar was open — until 2:30. Business was slow. But it was warm inside — so toasty, in fact, that young Ryland romped around in shorts:
The post office was open too. So now there’s no excuse for not mailing that Valentine’s Day card today.
Unless, that is, you wanted to park right in front…
Meanwhile, nearby was a scene that will look all too familiar the rest of today.
And tomorrow. And…