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Summer in the city is many things, and hot is definitely one of them. As in, if that restaurant doesn't have air conditioning, we're not going in, hot. We don't blame you, fellow New Yorkers. When a walk through your neighborhood is more skyscraper than palm tree, it's easy to forget we actually live on an island.
So, we're taking your summer outings where they belong: right by the water. We've rounded up the best waterfront bars and restaurants in the city. Because the passing subways shouldn't be the only breeze you catch this summer.
Photo: Courtesy of Riverpark.