New Yorkers may be fearless when it comes to actual, life-threatening danger, but if NY1 so much as even mentions the word "snow," everybody loses their minds. Today's first-day-of-spring nor'easter had schools closed and people working from home. But the fluffy flakes seemed harmless, and those who were brave enough to take a stroll outside managed to capture some pretty dreamy shots.

[Photo via @thecubancarrie]