Image: As Heavy Snows Recede, Trash Artifacts Appear On NYC Streets

NEW YORK, NY – FEBRUARY 20: A paper heart is viewed on top of a melting mound of snow as temperatures in New York City reach into the mid 40’s revealing trash that’s been buried for weeks on February 20, 2014 in New York City. After weeks of bitter cold weather and heavy snow, New York and much of the Northeast got a break from winter with sun and warming temperatures. The forecast calls for temperatures to remain warm through the weekend before falling back down next week. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)