He caved!

Hours after denying that the Upper East Side was not neglected during the harsh winter storm that walloped New York City with more than 11 inches of snow, recently inaugurated Mayor Bill de Blasio changed his tune.

"More could have been done" to keep city streets clear of snow, de Blasio said, and he ordered plows to "double down" on cleanup efforts.

The remarks came after a plow-tracking website showed that the Upper East Side — an affluent Manhattan neighborhood — was one of the last sections to be plowed, causing some residents to cry foul.

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