Summer In The City

Jamaica »

Best Spots to Take Your Date in Jamaica

The neighborhood has several parks and restaurants ideal for a romantic get-together.

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. 

East Village »

5 Places for You to Find Peace and Quiet in New York City

New Yorkers can get away from the hustle and bustle without ever leaving the city.

TriBeCa »

Want Wine While You Work? Here's Where to Bring Your Laptop Downtown

Whether you're looking for coffee, wine or sunshine, check out these 9 spots to plunk down your laptop.

Upper West Side »

How to Pick Up Someone on the Subway

DNAinfo talked to dating experts for advice on how to ask someone out during your commute.

Far Rockaway »

See Who Was Hanging Out at Jacob Riis Park This Weekend

Overcast skies didn't keep New Yorkers away from the beach. They offer advice on seaside style.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Pier 97 Concerts Blast Music Across Hudson, Tormenting New Jersey Neighbors

The new concert venue, which faces the Hudson, was designed to prevent sound from bothering New Yorkers.

Crown Heights »

Chickens Scratch Their Way Into Even More NYC Backyards

New Yorkers raising birds in their backyards said they like the organic eggs and fun of having a pet.  

Carroll Gardens »

Tired of Omelets? Try a Foie Gras Doughnut in Brooklyn

From ramen to grits, DNAinfo has a list of brunch spots with great egg alternatives.

Ditmars »

Beat the Summer Heat in Queens With These Icy Treats

Italian ices, Filipino halo-halo and Colombian cholados are among the borough's summer desserts.

Corona »

Make a Shelter from Chopsticks and Tinfoil at Science Museum Design Lab

The Design Lab is made up of five spaces that let kids create and build their own pieces of art

Sunnyside »

Sunnyside Block Will Close for Costume Jazz Fest and Kids Craft Fair

Sunnyside Shines BID will hold it Summer Strolls on 46th Street this Saturday and on Aug. 2.

Corona »

How You Can Spend a Day in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park

It's not just about baseball and tennis at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.

Long Island City »

Lounge Around This Faux-Pool in Long Island City

The piece will be in the Crescent Street lot where a film and music fest will take place this summer.

Prospect Heights »

5 Spots for Your Dog to Swim in New York City

DNAinfo New York rounded up the best places in the city to take your dog for a dip.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Eat Waffle Sliders and Drink Belgian Beer at This New Hell's Kitchen Bar

The Jolly Monk serves waffles, waffle sliders and 24 beers on tap. 

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