Summer In The City

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 »

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.

Pelham Parkway »

See Who Was Hanging Out at Orchard Beach This Weekend

Portraits of a sunny day in Orchard Beach, Bronx's only public beach

Williamsburg »

VIDEO: 'Hipster Twister' in McCarren Park Stuns the Brunch Crowd

A tornado lookalike swirled on a baseball diamond in Williamsburg, a witness said.

Greenwich Village »

Win Free Tickets to Food Festival by Sharing Photos of Your Favorite Dishes

Win a pair of $50 tickets to Taste of the Village by posting photos of the top dishes at local eateries.

Port Morris »

Where You Can Tour Breweries and Distilleries Around the City

DNAinfo collected some of the top spots to sample locally made brews and drinks to enjoy this summer.

Red Hook »

Take a Look Behind the Scenes of Red Hook's Artisanal Food and Drink Makers

Tour a chocolate factory, sample wine or learn how to make sausages with Red Hook's local producers.

Arverne »

Anthony Weiner Plans Rockaway Restaurant in Sandy Revival Effort

The area's former congressman hopes the eatery will bring healthy food and provide work training.

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