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Summer has arrived — and so has the heat. Blasting the AC may seem like the only solution to avoid a (literal) meltdown, but our city also offers a prime alternative: pool-hopping. So, take a dip and cool your jets in these sublime bodies of water — just don’t forget to shield your locks from the sun and chlorine! Ahead, our shortlist of the city's best pools and a whizbang arsenal of hair protectors to match.
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