Soft news! How Brooklyn spent its snow day

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Snow much fun: This mom and her son ripped down the snow-covered hills of Owl’s Head Park.
A family affair: This family takes sledding to a whole new level in their old-school sled.
Snow day: Owl’s Head Park in Bay Ridge is packed with tykes and their parents getting in as much sledding, skiing, and snowboarding as they can before the snow day is out.
Boarding: Some Bay Ridgites broke out their snowboards.
Ski style: Others swapped a sled for a pair of skis.
A blur: Teens and kids whizzed down Owl’s Head Park’s snowy slopes for hours.
Fresh powder: The snow hadn’t even stopped before Bay Ridgites hit the streets with sleds in hand.
The gourmet choice: Lisa and Pauleen throw down some kosher salt to melt the snow.
Get it, DOT!: Plows clear the road at 93rd Street and Third Avenue.
Many hands: Liam and Eamon Richards, and neighbors neighbors Mateo and Tommy, shovel the sidewalk on 92nd Street.
Look out!: Alice-Ann and Pierce Brogdon get ready to hurl some snowballs.
Brrr!: Lina Oleynikova took the plunge with the Polar Bear Club in a bikini.
That’s dedication: Polar Bears Eddie Mark and Antoinette Bruguera take a selfie in the waters off Coney Island.
Nice day for a walk: A lone MTA worker patrols the tracks in Gravesend.
Fun house: From left, pals Conor Brennan, 6, Lyla Velie, 7, and Rufus Schaffner, 7, build an igloo in Prospect Park.
Fearless: Brave teens snowboard and slide on the slopes of Brooklyn Bridge Park.

Hey Brooklyn, we see you out there shovelling your walk, breaking out the sleds, and chucking snowballs. Here’s what your neighbors were up to during Winter Storm Niko.

Updated 10:17 pm, July 9, 2018
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