A Bright Future for New York City’s Summer

The city’s beach and outdoor pool season is starting on schedule after a partial and delayed reopening last summer.

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Businessman Pays Overdue Utility Bills for Dozens of Floridians, Again

Mike Esmond knew what it was like to be broke and get his heat cut off in a brutal winter. So, for the second year in a row, he paid residents’ overdue utility bills in Gulf Breeze, Fla.

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Anatomy of a Public Pool in a Pandemic

Reopenings around the country have varied, but one thing is consistent: Summer crowds are not allowed.

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‘I Missed You, Pool’: Children Rejoice as N.Y.C. Public Pools Finally Open

At one of the eight pools to reopen, a swimmer almost forgot to remove his mask before making a cannonball jump. So, he placed it on his flip-flops and then — splash.

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How to Share Your Backyard Pool (Safely)

Even in a pandemic you can still invite friends over for a safe swim. And go ahead, hog the pool float.

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Is It Safe to Go to a Pool During Coronavirus?

Worry less about the water, and more about the person standing next to you in a crowded locker room or wading in the shallow end as you swim by.

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Hoping to Buy an Aboveground Pool to Salvage Summer? It May Be Too Late

The hunt for pools is fierce as homeowners search for ways to stay cool in the safety of their backyards.

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New York City Doesn’t Have to Suffer This Summer

Officials shouldn’t let the coronavirus end a long history of helping people stay cool.

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Turning Your Backyard Into a Vacation Spot

With summer camps shut down and beach vacations seeming risky, homeowners are investing in ways to create a summer retreat at home.

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First They Fled the City. Now They’re Building $75,000 In-Ground Pools

When the going gets tough, the rich buy oases.

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How to Save Summer From the Coronavirus

A balance can be found to be both safe and outdoors.

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