Chalk this up for the “Only in New York” file:
A despondent West Side man took a leap out of his ninth-floor window this afternoon — but was saved when he landed onto a huge pile of garbage that’s been collecting since New York’s devastating post-Christmas blizzard, officials said. — NY Post
It’s an ironic lesson for all of us: If you’re planning to jump, make sure the city hasn’t blown off collecting trash for 2 weeks.
And of course, it brings us one step closer to this.