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K9 officer hot car deaths at a record high: PETA

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) told Metro exclusively that at least 13 K9 officers died as a result of being left in a hot car so far this year, already surpassing 2016’s K9 officer fatality numbers. Of the 13 K9 officer deaths, two resulted in criminal charges, four...

Friday, November 10, 2017 - 6:32pm

How to stay safe – and cool – when it's hot in NYC

With New York City under yet another heat advisory until Tuesday evening, not only is it miserable to be traversing through the streets and subway system (or at least even worse than normal), it can also be downright dangerous. Today is set to be another scorcher, with temperatures expected...

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 9:31am

Dominique Ansel turns peach tea into soft serve for August

After going uber-trendy with cold brew for his first special soft-serve flavor of Summer 2017, Dominique Ansel decided to kick it back to a Southern classic this month. Peach Tea is the newest soft serve flavor crafted by the Cronut creator and award-winning French pastry chef. Made with peaches...

Friday, August 11, 2017 - 10:18am

Swineapple could be the most obnoxious Pinterest food trend ever

Grilled pineapple, if you haven’t tried it already, is a heavenly delight. The heat does something to the fruit’s sugar and makes summer magic in your mouth. And in the spirit of “if that’s good, let’s make it better” stakes-upping, a Texas man has introduced the...

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 6:09pm

Free movies at Brooklyn Bridge Park now come with beer and wine

Brooklyn Bridge Park is already one of our favorite places to catch a free outdoor movie in the summer, and it just got a perk no other park has. When Movies With a View returns to the Harbor View Lawn on July 6, it’ll be accompanied by Warsteiner beer and Oak Beverages wines available for...

Friday, June 30, 2017 - 3:12pm

Everything that must be on your 2017 NYC summer bucket list

There’s nothing quite like New York City in the summer. With so much going on across the five boroughs from June to September, where do you even begin? We did the hard work for you and came up with the ultimate 2017 summer bucket list for our fair city. Visit the Bronx Zoo Zoos don...

Friday, June 30, 2017 - 1:01pm

Glam up your summer with music and drinks in MoMA's garden

There’s a new after-hours spot for live music, cocktails and some seriously elevated conversation: the Museum of Modern Art. In a nod to the non-tourists who may want to unwind with its world-class collection of art on weeknights, the museum is extending its evening hours to 9 p.m. on...

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 5:47pm

Is your sunscreen lotion useless?

It’s summer and the sun is blaring. You’re wearing sunscreen lotion, right? (And you’re doing it year-round too, correct?) If you’re anything like us, maybe you grabbed a spray bottle from the back of that overcrowded closet you’re always meaning to clean. Maybe you...

Friday, June 23, 2017 - 1:21pm

This genius new tool wants to keep kids safe on hot summer days

In case you’ve been living in a state-of-the-art air-conditioned cube of joy, you’ve probably noticed it’s been getting really freaking hot lately. And among other concerns like heat stroke and dehydration, excessive summer sun brings serious parental concerns over children...

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 5:45pm

Take a dive at these luxury pools around Boston

If you’re in search of a swimming pool with all the perks of a beach resort cabana, look no further. From Newton to the Seaport, these area hotels have everything you need for a fun day splashing around town. Check out these luxury pools in Boston. 1. Hotel Indigo The popular BOKX Pool...

Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 10:45am

11 T-friendly beaches around Boston

Just because you're without a car doesn't mean you have to be stuck jumping through sprinklers with the neighborhood kids to cool off this summer. There are plenty of awesome beaches in the Boston area that are reachable with nothing but your good old CharlieCard. Here's a roundup of...

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 4:27pm

How to upgrade your outdoor space: the best deals on patio sets

Upgrade your patio with the best deals on patio sets this summer. Whether you're looking to make a big space smaller or a small space cozier, these sets will help you enjoy the outdoors more this year. We found the best sites to shop for the best deals for the outdoor furniture that fits your...

Monday, April 24, 2017 - 2:20pm

Hampton mansions you can only dream of renting for the summer

These six Hampton mansions you can only dream of renting are jaw-dropping. These Hampstom homes will cost you thousands, that's right thousands, of dollars to rent for just one night, and while not all of us can afford to spend a summer in one, we can all dream. From mansions that sit on an...

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 3:12pm

9 lawn games for outdoor parties that you'll want to play all summer

These lawn games are the best for your parties outdoors. From giant Jenga to Kan Jam, they will be a hit at your next family reunion, summer cookout, office barbecue. Or they can make great entertainment for your kids on a nice summer day.  1. Giant Jenga - $102.99 A giant game of...

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 1:16pm

Your complete guide to New York's summer music festivals

Sometimes, it’s the little things that make life great — music festivals are no exception. These festivals all tout great headliners, but they’ve also got their own, individual perks that make them unique. BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival June-August, Prospect Park...

Monday, April 10, 2017 - 7:31pm

Beaches to visit on the East Coast this summer

These 5 east coast beaches are our top places to visit this summer. We've found vacation rentals in Cape May, Montauk, Martha's Vineyard and more so you can plan your next getaway or family vacation. 1. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina - $99 a night Myrtle Beach is a classic family...

Monday, April 10, 2017 - 6:27pm

10 must-have beach items to help survive the summer

These are the 10 must-have beach items you can't live without this summer. To surive the heat, you'll need all the best products for sun protection, fashion, style and tech!    1. Igloo Maxcold Cool Fusion Cooler – Amazon; $93.99 Don’t let beach umbrellas...

Monday, April 10, 2017 - 1:27pm

The best places to shop for bikinis online

Summer is quickly approaching. Save yourself the pain of trying on swimsuit after swimsuit by shopping online for the perfect style. These are the best sites to shop from this summer for everyone from petite to plus.1.Missguided US - $14-$77Missguided is a great site to shop for petites and anyone...

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 12:34am

Boston sets new high temperature record on balmy Thursday

Boston set a new high temperature record Thursday when thermometers hit 66 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.The unseasonably warm February day surpassed the previous record just after 12:30 p.m. — beating out a65-degree day on Feb. 23, 1990. By 4 p.m.temperatures had climbed to 68...

Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 2:39pm

Inside Look: Rooftop luxury in Fairmount for $450K

I know, Punxsutawney Phil told us we’d have six more weeks of winter. But with all the “alternative facts” we’ve been hearing in the last month, who’s to say that furry prognosticator isn’t taking his cues from a certain White House aide?It’s not even March 1st, but I’m willing to bet the gorgeous...

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 5:01am