As of 3:30 p.m. today (Friday, Feb. 20, 2004), downtown Charlottetown is still pretty closed down, post-blizzard.
Tim Horton’s on Kent St. has been open all day, and there’s a steady from of customers. Timothy’s and the Formosa Tea House are both closed.
All of the stores in the Confederation Court Mall are closed for the day, with the exception of Shoppers Drug Mart and Nature’s Harvest (although Nature’s Harvest might close early: I was their first customer in a couple of hours).
There appears to be at least one lane open on most of the streets downtown, although there are plenty of huge snowbanks all over the place, and the sidewalks are hard to navigate.
Here’s Kent Street, looking west from the pedway: