Remember That Time When Mayor Bill de Blasio Killed the Groundhog on Groundhog Day?

One year ago today, on Groundhog Day 2014, New York City mayor Bill de Blasio dropped the groundhog, perhaps sparking last years horrible, horrendously long winter. The fall gave Chuck the Groundhog severe internal injuries and he died a few days following the incident, prompting political opponents to call foul and ask for the Mayor's resignation. In this year's Staten Island Groundhog Day event, the Mayor wisely kept his hands away from the hog.

Matt Coneybeare

Matt Coneybeare

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's food scene with his Wife and the outdoors with their dog. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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