snow patterns on new york city streets

The new new is freaking out about five inches of snow. And when we say freak out, Gothamist means something like the city closing schools tomorrow. In our day, school was never closed over five inches. And in our grandparents day, they'd walk four miles to school and eight miles back. Expect to see little children running around with sleds and parents wondering when the sitter will come.

The city's guide to winter preparedness.