Four Unlucky Bastards Were Ticketed for Not Shoveling Their Sidewalks After December’s Blizzard

<> on December 28, 2010 in New York, United States. Photo: Andrew Burton/2010 Getty Images

Even though half of the city's property owners probably could have been ticketed in the days following December's Snowmageddonthon — the law states that your sidewalk must be shoveled four hours after the snow stops falling, which seems pretty anal — the city, failing horribly with its own snow-clearing obligations, chose not to. Except for four people. [NYT]