Blizzard 2016

The Snowy Perils of CitizenM on the Bowery

Posted January 27, 2016 at 9:23 am

The ascending CitizenM hotel is not the best neighbor on the Bowery, it seems. Notwithstanding its nineteen-story height. First the sidewalk is seized and relocated to the street. Now, during its everlasting construction period, contractors routinely block pedestrian passage in this makeshift walkway for extended periods of time. Northbound traffic is also snarled on a daily […]

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Snowboarding the Streets of New York During the Blizzard of 2016 [VIDEO]

Posted January 25, 2016 at 9:22 am

When an epic blizzard wallops Manhattan, and travel warnings/bans flourish, one man is there to defy. Leave it to snowboarder-producer Casey Neistat to head into the storm seeking epic powder. Towed by a Jeep like last time, Neistat slid around many parts of the city, eliciting cheers and photos. He even carried an American flag through […]

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Meet LESter, the 7-Foot Snowgirl of Allen Street

Posted January 25, 2016 at 5:18 am

Sorry, Essex Street Snowman, you’ve been deposed. The Blizzard of 2016 (aka Jonas) birthed a new snow creature this year. Behold, “LESter,” the Snowgirl of the Lower East Side. (Note the gender.) She’s approximately seven feet tall, an Aquarius, loves strolls along the Allen Street Mall, and dudes with carrot noses. A discarded Con Edison […]

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Did You See this Shirtless Jogger During the Blizzard Yesterday?

Posted January 24, 2016 at 7:00 am

Of all the great (and not-so-great) photos to surface in the wake of yesterday’s blizzard – one of the snowiest days in New York City on record – this one will prove the most enduring. Seriously, how often does one see a guy in shorts and no shirt jogging during the height of a powerful […]

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