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New York City »

So... Are You Going to Turn on the AC Today?

Are May AC users monstrous energy gluttons, or sensible folk deserving of reasonable temperatures?

Upper West Side »

Everything You Need to Know About Air Conditioning for August in New York

An amateur's guide to air conditioning your New York City apartment this August.

Civic Center »

Elderly Brooklyn Man Dead from Heat Stroke

The 84-year-old man died from overheating on July 21.

New York City »

Three More Deaths Related to Last Week's Heat Wave

Eight people have died in the city so far this summer from hyperthermia.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Three New Heat-Related Deaths Add to City's Summer Toll

Three heat deaths of elderly residents over the weekend upped the city's death toll to 5.

New Dorp »

57-Year-Old Staten Island Man is Summer's First Heat-Related Death, ME Says

A 57-year-old Staten Island man died of hyperthermia on July 8, the Medical Examiner ruled.

Times Square & Theater District »

Heat Wave Enters Second Day With Temps Soaring to 93 Degrees

Heat and humidity were expected to envelop New York through Sunday, the NWS said.

Williamsburg »

Quinn Had to Call Ray Kelly to Speed Up EMS Aid to Collapsed Intern

EMS took 30 minutes to arrive when a City Council intern collapsed at a press conference.

Midtown »

Heat Wave to Scorch City This Week with Temperatures in Mid-90s

Temperatures won't drop until Sunday with high humidity all week.

Long Island City »

The Best Water-Filled Playgrounds in Western Queens

Astoria, Long Island City, Woodside and Sunnyside offer plenty of parks where the kids can cool down.

East Village »

Sizzling Sunday Breaks Electricity Usage Record, Con Ed Says

New Yorkers used a record amount of electricity Sunday, though temperature records were not broken. 

East Harlem »

Official Heatwave Declared as New York Swelters for Third Day

Temperatures are expected to reach 90 on Wednesday for the third straight day.

Canarsie »

Con Edison Asking Customers in Parts of Brooklyn to Conserve Energy

Con Edison was asking customers in certain Brooklyn neighborhoods to conserve energy Tuesday evening.

Upper East Side »

Temperatures Expected to Top 90 in City Monday and Tuesday

A heat advisory is in effect across the city until 6 p.m. Tuesday.

New York City »

Early Summer Sizzle Lets New Yorkers Test Tactics for Keeping Cool

Residents across the city have devised ways of keeping cool.