A summer evening in Cleveland.

Enjoying Summertime in Cleveland

Cleveland is blessed both with dreamy summertime weather and the outdoor recreational pursuits to lure folks out into it. Learn about all there is to do in the city during the summer.

The Bolton Hill neighborhood of Baltimore is a favorite destination of local sculptor Alessandra Torres.

An Artist’s Tour of Baltimore

Sculptor Alessandra Torres loves Baltimore for its festivals, its food, and its haunts that “aren’t too cool and aren’t too fancy.” Visit her favorite neighborhoods, attractions, and festivals to experience the best of Baltimore in the summertime.

Brooklyn Bridge Park in New York City.

On the Waterfront: A Long Summer Weekend in New York City

With its cooling winds and summery atmosphere, the New York Harbor can be a great place to relax in the summer, as well as a good jumping-off point for sightseeing. If you’ve got a long weekend and a wide-brimmed hat, take to the water to experience a unique side of NYC.

An A-to-Z Guide to Summer in New York City: X

Pardon our spelling, but do try an espresso (or a gelato, or a charcuterie plate, or a glass of wine) at Eataly, the fantastic Italy-themed market and food court in the Flatiron. If the weather is mild, check out La Birreria, Eataly’s pretty rooftop beer garden and restaurant.

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The Museum of Modern Art’s contemporary annex, PS1, is located in Long Island City, Queens. Every Saturday in the summer, the legendary Warm Up dance parties are held in the courtyard of the museum. See and be seen starting on June 29.

An A-to-Z Guide to Summer in New York City: V

See recent Tony Award winners on Broadway, like Best Play—Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, starring Sigourney Weaver and David Hyde-Pierce—and Best Musical—Kinky Boots, which features music by 80s pop star Cyndi Lauper.

An A-to-Z Guide to Summer in New York City: U

Celebrating its 75th anniversary this summer, the Cloisters—the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s early European art annex—is known for its unicorn tapestries and breathtaking medieval gardens. Come in the summer to enjoy the splendid greenery.