(CBS) — The snow is melting — great.
But when it disappears, lots of other stuff is left behind. Not so great.READ MORE: IDES Kept Offices Closed While Many Struggled To Get Their Unemployment Benefits: What Really Happened Inside And Outside Those Walls
In planters outside Chicago City Hall, instead of flowers blooming there is a bouquet of cigarette butts.
CBS 2’s Roseann Tellez reports on the leftovers are emerging.
The bright sun and warmer temperatures brought plenty of people out Monday. But the big meltdown also brought plenty of garbage and gunk to the surface.
Cigarette butts; old newspapers; food wrappers; water bottles, even a rusty umbrella. It’s like a dirty archeological dig.
Some of the shopkeepers here along Armitage Avenue say they’re eager to come out and sweep the stuff up. But it’s still too mushy.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Lakeshore Flood Threat Continues
Another gift of the season: dog waste.