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Every summer, New Yorkers get a few truly sweltering days, when no amount of window unit air conditioning can stop you from sweating. Instead of resigning yourself to the terrible weather, beat the heat with these clever ways to cool off in NYC. Find a shady spot in one of the best NYC parks or just grab an ice-cold cocktail at one of the many rooftop pools in NYC. Your dreams of outdoor adventures might have to wait for a more temperate day, but hey—at least you can console yourself with ice cream.
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