Heat Wave

Getting Those Fire Hydrant Sprinkler Caps

Posted July 17, 2018 at 5:09 am

It’s hot as fuck out there. So tempting to bust open that fire hydrant like this guy did on Eldridge Street. However, like clockwork, the fire department each summer warns city dwellers against uncapping fire hydrants for relief. While the ensuing torrent is fun, doing so is illegal. The penalty is up to 30 days […]

When the Heat is Unbearable, Visit the Eldridge Street Geyser [VIDEO]

Posted July 5, 2018 at 5:09 am

Did you see this? Earlier this week, locals cracked open the fire hydrant at the northeast corner of Eldridge and Stanton Streets for some much-needed relief. It became a geyser of epic proportions with the culprit using a cap to control the directional flow of the water, soaking everything in sight. Apparently, the cops shut […]

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How All Cabbies Should Rig Their AC System [PHOTOS]

Posted July 24, 2013 at 6:11 am

Cab drivers, take note for the next heat wave.

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Here’s How to Keep Cool on the Lower East Side

Posted July 16, 2013 at 7:14 pm

Lower East Side resident Six Lowa shares the following photo of a Ford truck with a new-to-market cooling system. An air conditioning unit in the roll-down window! How convenient. The car was parked outside the Pitt Pool earlier today. Stay cool out there, people. [h/t Shawn Chittle]

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Beating the Heat with Sprinklers on Essex

Posted June 22, 2012 at 6:18 am

On sweltering days like this, it’s mighty appealing.


Stay Cool with This Water Slide [Video]

Last modified June 21, 2012 at 8:27 pm

Yes, we know it’s hot as balls out there right now. The entire city is walking around with a case of swamp-ass.  So why not cool off with this gem from a few years ago. Note the dude with the broken arm. Would love to see this go down in Manhattan!

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Scenes from the Heat Wave

Posted July 25, 2011 at 11:18 am

In case you missed it, an unbearable heat wave had the Tri-State area by its collective balls last week. Choice photos after the jump!

Weekend Edition: July 24

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:11 am

[Photo Credit: Michelle Rick]

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Weekend Edition: July 23

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:11 am

[Photo Credit: Several Seconds]

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