The start of summer is not just a date on the calendar. The season really arrives once New Yorkers start taking to rooftop bars, settling in at outdoor restaurants and packing picnic baskets for DIY dining in the five boroughs’ loveliest green spaces. Fortunately, we have plentiful parks ideal for impromptu alfresco feasts all around town. Here, however, we’ve selected a few particularly perfect picnic picks, along with all the best snack spots nearby.
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