This is exactly what we needed.

It's been a rough winter here in NYC. Record cold. So much snow that the Weather Channel is running out of dumb names with which to brand storms. Plans are going cancelled and wardrobes are being put on hold in the closet as we're all forced to trudge in rubber boots and double-lined parkas. It's a nightmare.

It's also the best thing that could ever happen to New York City. Here's why!

1. People Might Stop Moving Here.