5:00 PM Jan 3, 2014
Toni Zakarija, 25, shovels the sidewalk at her home on Evergreen Avenue in Wicker Park, Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, in Chicago. (Michael Tercha/Chicago Tribune/MCT)
NEW YORK (MCT) – Some holiday travelers got an extra day of vacation Thursday – albeit waiting in an airport – as a giant winter storm barreled through the Midwest, heading for the Northeast.