Kids

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For the younger set in the city there’s lots to do this summer. All kids have to do in some cases is drop in and participate. For others, they have to apply, which means deadlines. Either way, planning helps. Much of what we mention is free. When an activity costs, we’ll tell you that, too. [&hellip
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Lectures

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Want to challenge your brain, even when it’s hot, hot, hot in the city? When it comes to lectures, Manhattan has it covered Here are some ways to build your brain power this summer. Managing U.S.-China Relations ‘Unprecedented in the History of Nations’: Managing U.S.-China Relations; part of Asia: Beyond the Headlines, a series of [&hellip
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Music

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Music is one thing that makes summer in New York worth it. When the mercury soars, the city sings, rejoices because of the sounds of summer. Live music from doo wop, jazz, and swing to rock, Broadway, and classical herald in a season that has something for everyone. Upper East Side Making Room on Broadway: [&hellip
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Sports

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Tennis, squash, Ping-Pong. It’s all here. You just have to know where to go. Besides the City of New York Parks & Recreation tennis courts, which are a relative bargain, there are a few others in Manhattan that are open to the public. One caveat: Be prepared to pay. Just how much depends on where [&hellip
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Pools

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One way to cool off during summer is at an outdoor or indoor pool. Here are places to chill out in Manhattan. Asphalt Green Located at 555 E. 90t St. on York Avenue, this not-for-profit organization has a 50-meter Olympic indoor pool with a variety of memberships; The athletic complex is situated on a 5 [&hellip
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With Visitors

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When guests come to town, you want to show off the city. Where to take them? Here are some options we think they’ll like. The Carousel in Central Park Situated mid-park at 64th Street, The Carousel draws close to 250,000 riders each year, Even so, there are those who don’t know where it is. The [&hellip
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Day Trips

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One way to beat the heat of summer is to roam within an hour or so of the city. Beyond its borders, there’s less cement, a dearth of skyscrapers, and, generally, fewer people. There’s a lot to see and do. Here are some of our favorites for a day away. Stone Barns Center for Food [&hellip
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Drink

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So you want to imbibe, and you want the atmosphere to be exotic, tranquil, lively, remote, romantic, zen, chaotic or a combination. It’s asking quite a bit but in New York, people try to fulfill their every wish. Bemelmans Bar at the Carlyle Bemelmans, named for Ludwig Bemelmans who created the classic Madeline books for [&hellip
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Eat

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If you want to eat your way through summer, we can count the ways. Citymeals-on-Wheels 28th Annual Chefs’ Tribute Chefs from New York and California will congregate at Rockefeller Center, 45 Rockefeller Plaza between Fifth and Sixth avenues, and between 49th and 50st streets, Monday, June 10, for the benefit of Citymeals-on-Wheels. Besides renowned chefs [&hellip
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Hidden Treasures

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Hidden between retail shops, on nearby islands, in Central Park, and in other public spaces are little-known places to go and things to do in Manhattan. While the list is subjective and the options endless, here are a few treasures. Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park At 1 FDR Four Freedoms Park, Roosevelt Island, takes [&hellip
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