In New York City two weeks ago, Mayor Bloomberg managed to clear Zuccotti Park of a large group of Occupy Wall Street protesters who had moved in for two months with camping equipment, tarps and tents. The protesters have been allowed back but their numbers have fallen since they can't enter with their gear.
Deadline Passes For Occupy Philadelphia to Vacate
On the East Coast, a similar deadline was set by city officials for Occupy Philadelphia protesters to vacate the encampment where they have been staying for almost two months. But the deadline passed peacefully on Sunday night, as protesters held a meeting and police did not order them to leave.
"Right now, we have a peaceful demonstration," said Philadelphia Police Chief Inspector Joe Sullivan, nearly 45 minutes after the 5 p.m. deadline, according to the Associated Press.
Several tents remain near City Hall, as well as signs read the words of Victor Hugo: "You can't evict an idea whose time has come."
ABC News' Kevin Dolak contributed to this report.