Philadelphia prepares for Hurricane Sandy

Residents of Philadelphia took to the grocery (and liquor) stores to prepare for Hurricane Sandy, the "frankenstorm" that is now the largest tropical cyclone on record.

Philadelphians prepare for Sandy

Residents of Philadelphia took to the grocery (and liquor) stores to prepare for Hurricane Sandy, the "frankenstorm" that is now the largest tropical cyclone on record.

Storified by Leah Kauffman · Sun, Oct 28 2012 13:45:14

Stock up for Frankenstorm, mwa ha hahtomren
Pepper isn't worried about Sandy http://instagr.am/p/RVu1DlQ7Xm/Missy
Me when I found out I don't have school until Wednesday because of Hurricane Sandy http://instagr.am/p/RVuyOwsB6M/Gianna Maria
Juicy Couture boarding their windows at 17th and Walnut. #Sandy #Philly #Frenzy http://pic.twitter.com/wOE8hhRjMaggie Leyman
Waiting for Sandy this morning in Philly. #sandy #sandyinphilly #frankenstorm #philly #philadelphiaDavid Maialetti
The madness of people out and about before hurricane #Sandy hits!! #philly getting all prepared before the storm hits http://pic.twitter.com/r8lFsvK3*Steven_Bower*
Apple Store along Walnut Street in Center City Philly is sandbagging to prep for #Sandy. http://pic.twitter.com/l1ma17IYVince Lattanzio
I've got this #hurricanesandy #sandy #sandyinphilly #lightsusannahbriggs
Unperturbed by #sandy http://pic.twitter.com/LProLgkUPatricia Allen
Epic Encino Man pool party coming soon. #hurricane #Sandy #weezthejuice http://instagr.am/p/RVnPQuIS6u/MatrickSwayze
Fresh grocer is jammed. #sandy http://instagr.am/p/RVnYjsgECh/Nina Lispi
Calm before the storm #sandy #frankenstorm http://pic.twitter.com/hgvUM0HrDena:)
Good looking out ppa! Ya just Betta hope ya car still where u parked it tho fuckin wit sandy ctfu http://instagr.am/p/RVm5e8vEwY/Sakia Willis
I got your storm prep right here, Sandy! http://pic.twitter.com/Wqw436vDdrunkentoucan
Quick last minute outing before #sandy gets here #rain #fall #glass #yellow http://instagr.am/p/RVnLs4yvNJ/Diego Hernandez
#Sandy from space. http://pic.twitter.com/k6solcMAMarc Trobman

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