There’s something special about NYC in summertime. Move between alfresco meals on sidewalks in all five boroughs, or catch one of the many outdoor concerts or street festivals.
Photographers capture the best of summer at parks across the boroughs.
The nation's biggest tennis tournament takes places at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.
Take in a baseball game at their home in Queens, Citi Field.
One of the most successful franchises in sports, the Yankees have won a staggering 27 World Series championships.
Official public-beach season runs from Memorial Day weekend through mid-September.
Riverside Park has free summerlong programming of festivals, music, dance and family events.
Enjoy free musical, theater and dance performances on the Bryant Park lawn.
See dozens of free and ticketed live music performances in parks.
No visit to New York City would be complete without a visit to the City's most famous beach, boardwalk and rides.
This expansive open-air night market celebrates the rich cultural diversity of NYC.
The New York Botanical Garden features more than a million plants on 250 acres.
The 52-acre garden is home to more than 12,000 kinds of plants from around the world.
The largest park in Queens, which has served as the backdrop for countless iconic hip-hop music videos.
See Staten Island's premiere arts and cultural center.
The Rockaways are a popular summertime spot, but surfers flock to Rockaway Beach in particular year-round, as the area contains the only two surf beaches in the five boroughs.
The world's best-known zoo is home to more than 6,000 animals.