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NEW YORK - AUGUST 02:  A boy cools himself off in the water jets in Battery Park  August 2, 2006 in New York City.  Near-record high temperatures have hit the eastern United States this week.  (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Some New Yorkers Try To Beat The Heat, Others Step Outside To Soak Up The Sun

The worst of the heat may be over, but for some New Yorkers it may have already been too much. When the Big Apple turns into the ‘baked Apple’, some like it hot and others do not.

07/07/2013

Waves 2 Curls Before (left) and After (right)

10 Awesome Beauty Products For New Yorkers This Summer

Women of New York are no strangers to style and wanting to look their best, so we compiled a few of our favorite products – and tested some new ones – to give our readers the ultimate must-haves for the summer season.

06/26/2013

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NYC’s 7 Best Parks With Fountains

Summertime in city parks are even better with the cool sprinkle of water on your skin. Here are some of the city’s prettiest parks with a little extra chill.

CBS New York–06/26/2013

Dog During Heat Wave

Some Advice On Keeping Your Pets Cool In The Heat

People take precautions to stay safe in the heat, but are reminded not to forget about their furry friends.

06/25/2013

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LA’s Best Public Beaches And Reservoirs

From among any other big cities in the entire country, Los Angeles is arguably the most alluring when it comes to enjoying a sensational summer day spent by the sea.

06/25/2013

DIY Party Ideas

Summer Party Decor: Affordable DIY Ideas For Throwing A Seasonal Soiree

Style & DIY expert Michelle Park visited The Couch to share some affordable ideas to keep your summer gatherings cool and stress-free.

06/21/2013

Juggle

Unique Outdoor Games To Keep Kids Active This Summer

It’s summer and the kids are out of school….now what? These outdoor games are designed to get kids moving and actively engaged in activities that will keep them having fun off the couch.

06/21/2013

6.20 Alexis Wolfer

Summer Skim Savers: Products To Protect You From The Sun

Alexis Wolfer, Founder & Editor-in-chief, TheBeautyBean.com, stopped by The Couch with products to give us the best sun protection — from the inside out.

06/20/2013

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NYC’s 12 Best Outdoor Brunches

Here are twelve of our favorite spots to indulge in eggs benedict, banana pancakes and a Bloody Mary—and maybe even a cityscape view. Hit up one of these brunch spots this weekend.

06/19/2013

Kids Swimming In Lake, Summer Camp

Surviving The Anxiety Of Summer Camp

Summer camp season is here. But for many families, a child leaving home for the first time can create a stressful situation. TV 10-55′s Katie McGee reports on what you need to know about prepping you and your child for camp.

06/18/2013

4th of July food

4th Of July Party Essentials

Creating a memorable family gathering for the Fourth doesn’t have to be fussy or complicated. Here’s how to set a sizzling table, serve a crowd-pleasing meal, and keep everyone entertained with minimal effort or hassle.

06/17/2013

6.14 Beatrice Tosti di Valminuta

Cooking On The Couch: Penne With Zucchini, Carrots, And Basil

The Italian restaurant Il Bagatto is a fixture in the East Village, thanks to its great vibe and delicious food. The cook and creator of Il Bagatto, Beatrice Tosti di Valminuta, visited The Couch to share one of her great summer pasta recipes.

06/14/2013

6.12.13 Brittney Levine

5 Dual Purpose Products To Make Summer Living Easy Breezy

Everyday items that make things easier and help cut down on the clutter are a big help. Style & trend expert Brittney Levine visited The Couch to “double duty” products to make your life easier this summer.

06/12/2013

6.6.13 Jessica Herrin

The Best Summer Accessories

Stella & Dot CEO & Founder Jessica Herrin visited The Couch to talk summer accessories and jewelry trends.

06/06/2013

6.5.13 Sylvia Day

Steamy Summer Fiction Author Releases Latest Beach Read

Before there was E.L. James and 50 Shades Of Grey, there was Sylvia Day and her adult fiction novels — which have made her a New York Times bestseller several times over.

06/05/2013

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