Be Careful Where You Sit: Temps Top 140 on Park Surfaces During Hot Day in New York City

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Basic wooden benches can reach uncomfortably high temperatures.
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Stay off of the fake grass if you are trying to sit and relax.
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Steer clear of the real grass as well.
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Looking for a place to enjoy lunch? Try somewhere in the shade.
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Sitting atop the rocks in Central Park is nothing new, but maybe find a new spot for the time being.
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Look for another way to show off your artistic skills, rather than the rubber ground.
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Save the swings for a cloudy day.
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Save your hands from blisters and burns.
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