The Snowiest January Ever: Images from a Morning Walk

According to the Weather Channel, 19 inches of snow fell in New York yesterday, as measured in Central Park. An unexpected amount of snow fell yesterday morning, and a considerable snow fell overnight.

Total snowfalls for January 2011 have broken the all-time record for the month.

Schools are closed. City bus service has been suspended.

That leaves walking.

on Mercer Street near Houston. Is this your car?

'gton Square Park, Greenwich Village.

Washington Square Park, looking north toward Fifth Avenue

Washington Square Park

Street closed, on Thompson Street looking north toward the park.
The Empire State Building is in the distance.

Thompson Street, looking south.

Statue of Mayor Fiorella LaGuardia, now a penguin.

Delivery bikes. Better make your own pizza today.

Images by Walking Off the Big Apple from the morning of January 27, 2011, taken with the iPhone 4 camera and apps. South Village, La Guardia Place, Thompson Street, Mercer Street, Washington Square Park, not necessarily in that order. The Republic of Greenwich Village. Clicking on the images greatly enlarges them.

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