[Brooklyn, December 19. Image via Getty.]

NEW YORK - DECEMBER 19: A couple watch birds in Prospect Park the morning after a snowstorm on December 19, 2009 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Heavy snowfall blanketed portions of the east coast yesterday with the Washington, DC area receiving up to two feet of snow while New York City saw about a foot. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)