Summer In The City

Prospect Heights »

Here's What Happened at Brooklyn's Outdoor Markets This Summer

DNAinfo New York asked vendors at Brooklyn food festivals what they remember from summer 2014.

About this feature

Each day, DNAinfo.com New York features news you can use to enjoy the best possible summer in the city. From family activities to outdoor concerts, quick weekend getaways and the best summer date spots, DNAinfo’s neighborhood reporters present something unique for every age range. 

Upper West Side »

5 'Secret' Gardens to Help You Savor the Last Days of Summer

Find the ideal spot to escape from it all and bask in the last of summer's greenery. 

Downtown Brooklyn »

How to Keep Your Makeup Sweat-Proof in the Summer Heat

Tweaking your makeup routine can keep you looking polished, not shiny, in hot and humid weather.

Fort Greene »

See Who Was Hanging Out at the Afropunk Festival This Weekend

Bands such as Fishbone and Unlocking the Truth played the festival in Fort Greene.

Prospect Heights »

13 Special Meals, Treats and Drinks to Enjoy Before Summer Ends

DNAinfo New York found dishes you can only get from now through early autumn.

Upper East Side »

5 Ways to Make Eating Lunch at Your Desk Healthier

Eating lunch at your desk is bad for your health. These five steps can make your lunch habit healthier.

Upper West Side »

How to Make a Light, Easy Italian Appetizer With Zucchini Blossoms

Zucchini blossoms are in season and, when combined with smoked mozzarella, make for a delicious dish. 

Governors Island »

See Who Was Dancing to 1920s Tunes at the Last Jazz Age Lawn Party of 2014

The ninth annual event brought flappers and Roaring '20s fans to Governors Island Saturday and Sunday.

South Beach »

See Who Was Hanging Out at South Beach This Weekend

Sunbathers at Staten Island's South Beach stopped for a photo and a chat.

Greenwich Village »

Escape City Chaos by Dining in These Backyard Gardens

Restaurants across the city have turned their outdoor seating areas into green getaways.

Chinatown »

10 Unpretentious Rooftop Bars in the City

DNAinfo found no-fuss rooftop bars where you can get reasonably priced drinks.

Bay Ridge »

QUIZ: What Plants Should You Grow In Your Apartment?

Take our quiz to see what plants will work best in your home.

Rockaway Beach »

Women Surfers From Around the Globe Take the Screen at Rockaway Film Fest

Women of the Seven Seas will show a slate of movies on Saturday, Aug. 16.

Lower East Side »

Braids Are the New Blowout in Cool Twist That's Hot For Late Summer

Braids are a solid alternative to a short-lived blowout on these sticky summer days.

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