• Allan Henderson

Spare a thought for winter. You’d probably hoped that, if karma’s any predictor, this coming one might be light—we deserve it—but you’ve also probably heard by now that that’s not going to be the case. “People in Chicago are going to want to move after this winter,” meteorologist Josh Nagelberg said today. (The sunny headline to the article Nagelberg was quoted in? “Chicago area expected to endure worst winter weather in nation.”) It’s going to be long and cold.

Still, the news is an excuse to revisit the Reader‘s crackerjack coverage of Blizzaster 2011, when everybody had something to say about the weather. Steve Bogira met a guy on the Purple Line: