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Articles about "NYC Summer"

  • 5 Things To Do This July in New York City By Shayna Murphy | July 03, 2017

    From French festivals to summer swing dance parties, there's something for everyone in NYC this July.

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  • 6 Awesome NYC Playgrounds To Check Out This Summer By Diana Eastman | June 28, 2017

    Get kids off the couch and away from the video games this summer by visiting these great NYC parks.

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  • 5 Exciting Things to Do This June In New York City By Shayna Murphy | June 01, 2017

    It's summertime in NYC, do you know where to go and what to see?

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  • Music is in the Air for the First Day of Summer in NYC By Clemence Fontaine | June 21, 2013

    The first day of summer will get off to a good start today with Make Music New York (MMNY). An entire day dedicated to make New Yorkers vibrate to the rhythm of musicians coming out in the streets. Enjoy the music of the iconic Canadian composer R. Murray Schafer, with 144 singers and 12 trombones, enhanced by Central Park’s acoustic properties; sing along the tune of Nate Buccieri in his piano-bar truck that makes his way down from Harlem to the East Village; or go to a Jam session in Williamsburg or Gowanus.

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  • New Yorkers Might Finally Be Able to Swim in Their Rivers By Nikki Hess | June 20, 2013

    Sometimes a person's dreams can, in fact, become a reality. Case in point: a floating swimming pool atop the East River that will allow New Yorkers to swim in the river without growing a mutant arm or leg. This proposed community pool, known as + POOL, is the multipurpose, plus sign-shaped brainchild of three friends; Dong-Ping Wong, an architect at Family Architects, and Archie Lee Coates IV and Jeffrey Franklin, engineers at PlayLab. Together, the young creators are working to revolutionize New York's waterfront scene and construct a 9,000 square foot pool designed with everyone in mind.

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  • I Got My Eye On You: NYC Prepares for Another Hurricane Season By Andrew O'Neill | May 29, 2013

    As New Yorkers gear up for summer, their plans usually consist of where to vacation, what family BBQ to attend and what bathing suit to go swimming in.  Unfortunately, New Yorkers, as of the last couple of years, have to make sure they are prepared for a potential hurricane. In addition, Mayor Bloomberg and a variety of city offices have updated building codes and rethought flood zone boundaries, to avoid a repeat of Hurricane Sandy.

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  • Post-Sandy Shorelines Ready for Summer Floods By Joel Bennett | May 28, 2013

    After a dreary Memorial Day weekend marked Summer’s beginning in anticlimactic fashion, New Yorkers still have good reason to celebrate the coming season. Just seven months ago, the city’s most popular staples of the season were ravaged by Hurricane Sandy, and now familiar seafront destinations in Coney Island and Rockaway are open for business. There’s been an unprecedented amount of work that has gone into restoring the beaches in time for the busy season, a task that would never have been completed without community effort.

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  • Swimming on the Rooftop: Building Amenities for a NYC Summer By Aby Thomas | May 23, 2013

    As summer rolls into New York City, many of us will be feeling an overwhelming need to go out for a swim several times in the coming few months. Having said that, most of us will probably not act on that want—after all, it’s a rather long trek to get to New York City’s beaches, be it Coney Island or Rockaway Beach. In such a scenario, maybe you’d like to consider moving into an apartment building that has a swimming pool as an amenity.

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