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Good Morning, Snowy Gotham

Good Morning, Snowy Gotham

Photo Credit: the Lower East Side Lo-Down

This is the FDR Drive Friday night. The uptown going lanes have been cleared, the downtown not so much yet.

The Eastern Seaboard has received its first serious snow blast of the season. After the barrage of complaints from our Israeli friends about their plight of being stuck without services and mobility for as many as 4 days – it’s time to see how our American friends are doing it. All the images here are published courtesy of my friends at the Lower East Side Lo-Down.

This is my turf, Grand Street, the pink structure on the left is the Henry Street Settlement art center. On the right is the Lower East Side mikvah.

grand street under snow

And this is Chinatown under a layer of white stuff.

chinatown under snow

About the Author: Yori Yanover has been a working journalist since age 17, before he enlisted and worked for Ba'Machane Nachal. Since then he has worked for Israel Shelanu, the US supplement of Yedioth, JCN18.com, USAJewish.com, Lubavitch News Service, Arutz 7 (as DJ on the high seas), and the Grand Street News. He has published Dancing and Crying, a colorful and intimate portrait of the last two years in the life of the late Lubavitch Rebbe, (in Hebrew), and two fun books in English: The Cabalist's Daughter: A Novel of Practical Messianic Redemption, and How Would God REALLY Vote.


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