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Chelsea »

PHOTOS: Cooling Centers Offer a Chance to Cool Down, Play Games

On hot days, the Hudson Guild center at 119 Ninth Ave. is open and air-conditioned until 8 p.m.

Midtown »

Second Heat Wave of Summer Arrives With Temps Expected To Be in the 90s

The hot weather will last for the next five days, the National Weather Service said.

West Brighton »

Power Outages Hit More than 20,000 Customers on Staten Island, Con Ed Says

The outages began on Monday afternoon and 127 customers were still out on Tuesday afternoon.

Midtown »

Survive This Hot Weather With These Life Hacks

Guide to sprinklers in each borough, where to take your dog swimming, sweat-proof makeup tips and more.

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.