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STAY COOL (PHOTOS)

Posted 07.06.2012 | New York

The heat is here to stay this weekend in New York City. Temperatures will jump into the triple digits Saturday, nearing 100 degrees, with the cement-c...

Hot? Learn How To (Legally) Beat The Heat

Posted 09.19.2011 | New York

One of the most enduring and mesmerizing tropes in New York City photography is that of kids dancing around in the spray of opened fire hydrants, cool...

How Did New Yorkers Deal With Heat Waves in Centuries Past? (SLIDESHOW)

Megan Doherty | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Megan Doherty

In New York, where concrete ratchets temperatures from hot to hellish, refuge can only be found inside air-conditioned interiors. But how did New Yorkers deal with the heat in the days before A/C?