As hurricane Irene slammed the east coast, there was only bad news to report. Flooding, damage, and even deaths have been reported. Leave it to New Yorkers to make something positive out of Irene.

Video has surfaced with a happy view of hurricane Irene. As most New Yorkers were told to stay indoors, Times Square turned into a ghost town. But some fun doers didn’t want to waste a once in a life time¬†opportunity, so they grouped up, and went slip and slidding in the streets of Times Square. The video is featured on AnimalNewYork.¬†