Robins were hanging out around the apartment, on the lawn, in the courtyard, and on the roof. A deep snow fell and the birds disappeared. When the snow melted the robins returned, darting this way and that.
1. An alarming architectural trend in the early 2000s in which massive, sun-blocking buildings--a bleak stylistic marriage between Soviet-era barracks and an Ikea bookshelf--are thrown up in otherwise quiet, residential neighborhoods.
Ex: "Hey, did you wait in line at that new pork bistro Cobbler?" "The one in the new Blöckenstöcks on Southeast Division? Dude, I looked for it for hours, but couldn't tell one Blöckenstöck from the other, so I went to Crumble instead"