My birthday is in August. But guess what? I hate the summer. Despise it. I know everyone loves this time of the year - no school, beach visits, vacations, etc. But I hate the heat and it gets really gross, humid, and hot here in New York City during the summer.
However, I know I can't just sit in my house for three months straight. So here are some of the things I do during those three(ish) months that are summer, but not too summer for me.
Go To The Highline
I'm not a big fan of parks (do I like anything, really?), so I've never really liked Central Park. However, New York City has another (newly) iconic park - The Highline. It's an elevated park that runs up and down a few streets of Manhattan. One of my friends and I have made it tradition to go there when the weather starts to get nice and just chill out.
Coney Island Boardwalk
Yes, I really mean just the boardwalk. I hate beaches (this goes back to my hatred of summer, keep up). There's no real
There's tons of these here and I have yet to visit one. I've always liked the idea of one, because they seem to trendy, and depending on where it's located, I'll get a great view of...whatever's down below.
Hanging Out At Chelsea Piers
Again, I like just looking at things and appreciating their beauty. So as soon as the last Winter wind is gone, I start heading to the pier (not just the ones at Chelsea, actually). I walk around a bit, and just watch the boats on the river and take in the wonderful air and vibe there.