Summer in New York City

It's finally here! And with summer comes free concerts, festivals galore, roller-coaster rides and more sunshine than we know what to do with. To plan your summer days (and nights!), check out the links below and soak up the City at its best and most vibrant.

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Summer Calendar

Don't Miss: August Events Check out the Metropolitan Opera HD Festival, Summer Streets, the Jazz Age Lawn Party and the US Open Tennis Championships. more.
Summer Guide Enjoy the West Indian American Day Carnival, Mostly Mozart, Harlem Week and other seasonal events. more.

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Outdoor Art

See 10 great New York City art installations that wouldn't fit under a roof.
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Sporting Events

See US Open tennis, Mets and Yankees baseball, Liberty basketball and more soccer than you can kick a cleat at.
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Only in NYC

Brooklyn Dining 101 Become a Brooklyn dining expert with our guide to classic institutions, trendy new spots and neighborhood favorites. more.
Family-Friendly Hotels Vacationing with your kids can be a dream. These hotels make it a reality. more.

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Hot Dogs: The Article

Looking for a good NYC hot dog? How about 70? Frankly speaking, this list is delicious.
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NYC's Newest Hotels

Stay in a historic skyscraper, a converted paper factory and other recently opened properties.
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Free and Affordable

Free Summer Concerts You're gonna rock 'n' roll all night, and you're not going to pay at these performances in all five boroughs. more.
Free Summer Movies There are no-cost outdoor screenings every night of the week in New York City. more.

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Free in NYC

There's always something fun to do in New York City that doesn't cost a dime.
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Green Queens: Astoria Park and Beyond

Astoria Park offers swimming, plus great river and skyline views.
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Out and About

Outdoor Hotel Spaces Find hotels offering alfresco options like relaxing gardens, popular pools and airy rooftops. more.
NYC Summer Weekend Taking three days to explore the City? Here's how to make the most of its warm-weather attractions. more.

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5 Days, 5 Boroughs

Explore a borough a day with our guide to the City’s highlights.
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Summer Festivals

Whether you're into film, music, dance, theater or even dragon boat racing, NYC's festival season is a chance to get out and see something new.
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