Photo by myself on Van Brunt and Pioneer Streets, in Red Hook, Brooklyn.
New York City is bracing itself for as much as 16 inches of snow.
The snow and wind began Sunday, and is expected to continue through the night. At this writing at Sunday 9 pm, snow drifts are piled 10 inches high.
I took the above photo outside a bar called the Brooklyn Ice House. By sheer chance, there were many spots of red in this image.
Red Hook is a cool, arty neighborhood that is still a little rough around the edges. Some of the streets are paved in cobblestone. There are a lot of bars and garden centers. There is no direct subway. Those who live in Red Hook take the bus or own cars.
The East River is just a couple blocks away from where this photo was taken. From the edge of Red Hook, you can see lower Manhattan and the Statue of Liberty.
For an earlier photo of the Statue of Liberty from Red Hook, click here.
Click here for some incredible readers' photos of the snowfall on the Times.
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