Summer

It was so chilly at local beaches that even lifeguards were bundled up. (Credit: CBS 2)

In Spite Of Chilly Summer Weather Some New Yorkers Still Braved The Beach

It has not exactly been a stereotypical hazy, hot, and humid New York City summer. There have only been a few days with temperatures above 90 degrees.

08/15/2014

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5 Fun Ways To Turn Your Backyard Into A Water Park For Kids

Beat the heat and the doldrums with water fun in your own backyard.

08/11/2014

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Five Fun Activities To Get The Family Outdoors

Make this a summer to remember for the whole family with these five ways to bring everyone together while enjoying the warmer weather.

07/21/2014

Devices like the iSwimband can connect to smartphone apps and make it easier for parents to monitor children while they swim. (Credit: CBS 2)

Potentially Life-Saving App Gives Parents Peace Of Mind During Summer Swimming Season

Swim season is in full swing, but taking your eyes off of your children for even a second can lead to tragedy.

07/16/2014

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Tips For Preventing Child Deaths In Hot Cars

Heatstroke can happen when the temperature is as low as 57 degrees, so here are some tips from safety advocates on avoiding accidental deaths in hot cars.

07/09/2014

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Summer Road Trip Checklist When Traveling With Kids

Packing essentials for a family-friendly road trip that won’t leave you wishing you’d never left home.

07/07/2014

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NYC’s 7 Best Ice Cream Sundaes For Summer

Kids (and kids at heart) always love a decadent ice cream sundae to cool down in the summer heat or to end a meal on the sweetest note. We take a look at New York City scoop shops and restaurants that offer the most heavenly ice cream sundaes.

07/07/2014

Magnolia Bakery's Blondie Ice Cream Sandwich

NYC’s 8 Best Ice Cream Sandwiches

Ice cream treats come in many forms, from cakes and cones, to sundaes and milkshakes. But in honor of National Ice Cream Month this July, we’ve scoped out New York’s best ice cream sandwiches.

07/05/2014

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7 Best Hamptons Fitness Classes For Summer 2014

Spending the summer in the Hamptons may seem like it’s all about indulgence — but your workout routine certainly won’t suffer out East, as boutique fitness workouts are also growing fast at the summer destination.

07/05/2014

New York Hit With Heat Wave

NYC Officials Warn Residents As Summer Weather Heats Up

With summer weather kicking into high gear and another day of 90-degree temperatures on tap for Thursday, officials are cautioning residents on heat safety.

07/02/2014

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CBS Orders James Patterson’s “Zoo” For Summer 2015

The network has made a straight-to-series order for 13 episodes of the show to be broadcast in summer 2015.

07/02/2014

Hundreds Of Thousands Participate In Veterans Day Parade In NYC

Gov. Cuomo Kicks Off New York’s Summer Tourism Season

Cuomo was in Watkins Glen, the home of an international car raceway, on Saturday to unveil new roadside and video ads highlighting destinations such as the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown and the Saratoga Race Course.

06/28/2014

Fans cheer during the Stadium Show on Arthur Ashe Kids' Day prior to the start of the 2012 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 25, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images for USTA)

NYC’s 5 Best Family Friendly Summer Activities

Before it’s time to get the kids ready for back-to-school season, take advantage of the warm weather – and free time – in New York City together. These family friendly activities are great ways to get your kids out and about before the fall arrives.

06/25/2014

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Temperatures Are Rising, But Home Cooling Costs Don’t Have To

With hot summer days now here, there is no better time to look at your home cooling system.

06/24/2014

Bumble bee

Dr. Max Gomez: Surprising Remedies For Bee Stings

As the temperature rises, kids are getting out of school and heading outdoors to play, catch some sun, and share some time with our six-legged friends.

06/18/2014

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