Tag: Summer (Season)

The Memes Are Pouring the White Claw Down Your Throat!

Now that the last drops of summer have been shaken from the can, White Claw can be declared the winning beverage of the season. Its lightning-quick adoption by consumers and the small factory of meme makers, T-shirt designers, content producers (that’s me!) and others that have encircled the drink provide a perfect portrait of brand […]

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Summer’s Not Over Yet! 8 Ways to Extend Your Vacation

By most academic calendars, summer is over after Labor Day. But fall doesn’t officially begin until late September and continued warm weather in many destinations means you can effectively extend your summer vacations throughout the month, with the bonus of fewer tourists — and often, lower prices. So, whether you’re an empty nester, a millennial […]

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Summer Streets

The Look New York in this season exists principally out of doors. ImageCreditAndre D. Wagner for The New York Times Some New Yorkers live to get out of town in the summer, to country homes and beach rentals and European villas far from the din of this metropolis. Then there are those who wake up […]

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Holidays Are a Way of Life in France in August. Yellow Vests Can’t Afford Them.

AUMETZ, France — It wasn’t supposed to turn out this way, spending summer vacation by a traffic circle. But even as much of the rest of France spent August at the beach, “Yellow Vest” demonstrators gathered near their habitual roundabout on a Friday evening. They shared drinks, sitting on mismatched chairs and lounging on castoff […]

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A Very Full Day at Snug Harbor on Staten Island (and Where to Eat and Drink Nearby)

You’re reading Summer in the City, our limited-edition newsletter that rounds up the best things to do in New York City during the hottest season of the year. The Game Plan What to do On the northeastern edge of Staten Island, an iron fence encloses a campus of grand columned buildings, Victorian-style cottages and classical […]

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The Peaches Are Sweet, but Growing Them Isn’t

DEL REY, Calif. — When I first visited this tiny farm town to pick peaches, I did not expect to return. Certainly not every summer. Yet in July, here I was again, in triple-degree heat, for the ninth straight year of a pilgrimage with friends to an orchard just south of Fresno, near the geographic […]

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A Sailing Lesson on the Hudson, Followed by Nature, History and Good Eats in Inwood

You’re reading Summer in the City, our limited-edition newsletter that rounds up the best things to do in New York City during the hottest season of the year. Sign up here to get future editions delivered to your inbox. The Game Plan What to do One of the joys of Manhattan is perching on the […]

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The Season When Fruit Consumes Us

Summer brings with it a certain set of rites and rituals — and everyone’s are personal and unique. For our summer-long ode to the season, T has invited writers to share their own. Here, the writer Chia-Chia Lin describes the fruit blitz her family experiences every year. My husband gorges on bursting plums over the […]

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A Summer Camp on the Border, Where the Border Crisis Feels Far Away

EDINBURG, Tex. — The Hawks wore blue. The Foxes were in green. The teams gathered outside in the pit, in the shade beneath a collection of trees. The dust was soon flying in a game of gaga ball, a summer camp staple that is a fast-paced, low-slung version of dodgeball, and the campers were having […]

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Horseback Riding on the Beach, in Brooklyn. Seriously.

You’re reading Summer in the City, our limited-edition newsletter that rounds up the best things to do in New York City during the hottest season of the year. Sign up here to get future editions delivered to your inbox. What to do Imagine riding a horse through a corridor of towering reeds, past splashes of […]

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Italy’s Most Powerful Populist Rules From the Beach

SABAUDIA, Italy — Like a nationalist gone wild, Matteo Salvini took off his shirt, picked up his mojito and partied with Spring Break abandon. In the D.J. booth of the Papeete Beach club on the Adriatic coast, Mr. Salvini, Italy’s interior minister, spun Italian rap music and joked with his boys as strutting go-go dancers […]

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The Leopard-Print Midi Skirt Is the Summer Trend That Won’t Die

You’ve seen it on Instagram, the racks of your favorite department store and your morning commute. The silky, sultry leopard-print midi skirt is everywhere these days and has become a seemingly tailor-made wardrobe staple for “hot girl summer,” Megan Thee Stallion’s seasonal mantra of unabashed self-confidence. The trend’s origins have been widely attributed to the […]

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A Day on City Island, a Small Town in the Big City

You’re reading Summer in the City, our limited-edition newsletter that rounds up the best things to do in New York City during the hottest season of the year. Sign up here to get future editions delivered to your inbox. The Game Plan Maine is far away. Conveniently, the Bronx is closer. On City Island, a […]

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