Escape the Heat on a Summer City Cruise

Escape the Heat on a Summer City Cruise

I don’t know about you, but the warmer the weather gets, the more appealing the ocean becomes. As beautiful as it may be, New York City can become an absorbing heat-trap among the asphalt and concrete between the tall buildings and narrow streets. When the weather gets unbearable, I recommend exploring the city in an alternative way- take one of many New York City cruises to enjoy the sun, the breeze, and of all importance, the views.

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Staff Picks: Best Beaches Around NYC

Staff Picks: Best Beaches Around NYC

And so it begins, the sweaty, steamy, hard-to-breath humid summer air in New York City. What better way to cool off and enjoy the day with friends and family than to spend time on the beach. A beach day? In New York City? Yep. The island of New York is not all sky scrapers and beeping taxis; an easy subway, ferry, or bus ride can drop you off at a few great, refreshing beach towns in BrooklynStaten Island, Queens and Long Island. Check out our list of recommended spots.

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Staff Picks: 10 Best Pizzas in New York City

Staff Picks: 10 Best Pizzas in New York City

Pizza is one of the quintessential New York foods, but it’s also one the most polarizing, which is why there are debates about what constitutes a good pizza — thin crust, thick crust, wood-fired or coal-oven. The good news is that regardless of your preference, there’s a style of pizza for everybody, from Roman pies to the classic New York slice. After a focused and long discussion, we’ve agreed that these are our favorites.

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Top 10 New York City Parks

With approximately 14 percent of the city being covered by public parks, one of the great things about New York City is being able to get closer to nature without traveling too far. Here, we’ve gathered ten of our favorite New York City parks

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8 Things You Will Only See in NYC

Like most major cities, the Big Apple has its share of distinctive and quintessential places to see: the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty, the Brooklyn Bridge and plenty more. But, also iconic to New York City are those who live here. Perhaps it’s the size and the diversity of the population — or maybe it’s something in the water. Regardless of what the case may be, there is nothing like what you will see in the streets of New York City.

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