This past Saturday saw the first big winter storm of the season, yet while it was heralded on the local news with all the dread one would expect from a rampage by Godzilla, I have to say I've seen far worse. Here are shots of the snow as seen from the stoop of my apartment building just as it was starting to come down in the early afternoon, and the same two angles as seen at roughly 9:30 PM.
President Street in Park Slope, Brooklyn-12/19/2007 approx. 2:20 PM
President Street in Park Slope, Brooklyn-12/19/2007 approx. 9:30 PM
And as of this writing — 11 AM on Monday morning — the streets have been thoroughly plowed and the sidewalks are navigable, although things are slushy like a motherfucker in Manhattan.