Some residents were grateful the blizzard largely missed the city, while others wished for more snow.
The blizzard spared the city, but several inches of snow fell in Brooklyn.
Light snow and wind will continue through sundown Tuesday, the National Weather Service said.
Bed-Stuy Campaign Against Hunger served five times as many people as usual on Monday.
As a huge snowstorm moves through the city, DNAinfo is your best source for news and information.
Workers and intrepid toursits braved the begining of a blizzard in New York on Monday.
Residents lined up for groceries, batteries and beer to prepare for the oncoming storm.
Only one person was working to make appointments at the Jackson Heights location.
The waterfront neighborhood is bracing for the "historic" blizzard that's set to hit the city.
As the snow bears down, frenzied New Yorkers are stocking up on food and supplies.
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that schools would be closed Tuesday because of the storm.
The heaviest snow will start falling after 10 p.m. Monday.
Forecasters had feared up to 3 feet. Schools will be open Monday, but will likely be closed Tuesday.
The 4, 5, 6, 7, A, C, E, Q and the 42nd Street shuttle will be disrupted this weekend.
A snowstorm hit the city this weekend, with more on the way.
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