Nothing has ever really happened until it's happened in New York, so today marks the first big snowstorm of the year. Forget that DC bullshit over the weekend. This is the real-deal. Here are some photos documenting the historic event.

The New York Snow Day

Doesn't look like much yet, but it's piling up! via Flickr

The New York Snow Day

So many pedestrian accidents today. via Flickr

The New York Snow Day

"They like it because the snow hides their poopy shame." via Flickr

The New York Snow Day

Looking at that guy, I am glad to be lying in bed right now. via Flickr

The New York Snow Day

GET IT?? via Flickr

The New York Snow Day

Isn't this how The Brave One started? Watch out, Sayid! via Getty

The New York Snow Day

The gayest man in Times Square. via Getty

The New York Snow Day

Where's his rifle? via Getty

The New York Snow Day

A job I am glad to not have. via Getty

The New York Snow Day

Who walks through Central Park in the middle of the day anyway? via Getty

The New York Snow Day

Kids have no school and they get stuck tromping around Times Square in a blizzard? Unfortunate. via Getty

The New York Snow Day

Auditioning for a Dunkin' Donuts commercial. via Getty

The New York Snow Day

The storm gathers. via Getty

The New York Snow Day

Why owning a car sucks. via Flickr

The New York Snow Day

Weird stuff going down last night. via AP

The New York Snow Day

LaGuardia. You are never getting home. via AP