By John McDevitt
Philadelphia (CBS) – Many people wait to last minute to buy their Christmas trees.READ MORE: Hundreds Gather In Haddonfield For First Major Rollout Of Fourth Of July Fireworks Since Pandemic
Christmas tunes were playing at 4th and Oregon in South Philadelphia and the crackle of the fire burning in an old metal drum was keeping workers and Christmas tree shoppers warm.
Frita got a deal she says she purposely waited for the day before Christmas to get her tree.READ MORE: Wheeler, Hoskins, Realmuto Lift Phillies Over Cardinals 4-0
“I was waiting for that tree to come down it was $90 the other day when I was here and now it’s $40.”
And she got the last purple tree.MORE NEWS: Woman Had Several Valuable Items Stolen While Helping Stranger In West Deptford, Police Say