Tag: summer

Summer is here, and so is Brooklyn Paper’s Beach Vibe Guide

beachgoers in coney island

Jun. 13, 2024 By Kirstyn Brendlen & Gabriele Holtermann

The sun is out, the temperatures are rising, and Brooklyn’s beaches are beckoning. Brooklyn’s southern shores are home to four main beaches: Coney Island Beach, Manhattan Beach, Brighton Beach and Plumb Beach.

Summer weather: Adams rolls out new preparations for extreme heat, poor air quality

mayor eric adams heat announcement

May. 31, 2024 By Ethan Stark-Miller & Brooklyn Paper staff

With summer right around the corner, Mayor Eric Adams announced Thursday new preparations that aim to keep New Yorkers safe from and informed about intense heat, poor air quality and other extreme weather that may befall the city this season.

Brooklyn’s summertime spectacle: The ultimate guide to street fairs and festivals

Brooklynites enjoy the annual Atlantic Antic Festival

May. 23, 2024 By Meaghan McGoldrick O'Neil

Picture it. It’s summertime, and the smell of sausage and peppers sizzles through the air from a mobile food truck. The sound of live music can be heard from block-to-block, and you’re deciding between a sweet corn arepa or a paper bag full of deep fried sandwich cookies.

Summer heat brings increased concerns for cooling center accessibility in Brooklyn

Jul. 20, 2023 By Isabel Song Beer

July is on average New York City’s hottest month of the year, and with climate change steadily heating up the planet, summer months will undoubtedly increase in temperature: the first week of July this year was the hottest week ever recorded, with global temperatures breaking previously-set record highs.