How to Beat the Heat in New York City This Summer

Struggling to stay cool? Here are seven things you can do to beat the heat.

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Riya Bhattacharjee
A museum is the perfect place to cool off during a heat wave. Need some suggestions? You can check out the Robert Rauschenberg: Among Friends exhibit at the MoMA or the new Jacques Herzog, Pierre de Meuron and Ai Weiwei: Hansel and Gretel exhibit at the Park Avenue Armory.
Dr. Beaches
A New York beach has landed on America’s 10 best beaches for 2017 list. Coopers Beach in Southampton is the perfect place to cool off with a swim.
Jessy Edwards
There are plenty of places to grab cool treats in NYC, but Tipsy Scoop is one of the newest trends. It is an ice cream “barlour” serving up alcohol infused ice cream and sorbet. You can check out more NYC ice cream trends here.
Go ice skating indoors at Chelsea Piers, you can pretend like it’s winter at Rockefeller Plaza.
Matthew Staver
Starting in July several Regal Cinemas will be offering $1 admission to kids’ movies. If kids’ movies aren’t your scene, spend your summer night at one of these seven drive-in movie theaters in the tri-state.
Beat the heat by staying inside with a good book! Bring your kids to the library and get them started on their summer reading lists.
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