More articles about summer-fun

Making Your Hometown Feel New

Why get out of Dodge when you can recreate Dodge? There are people you haven’t met, tourist traps you haven’t considered, road configurations you haven’t taken—and at the end of the day, it’s a fine place to live. And it’s up to you to make it so. Since the start of the recession in 2007, Americans’ overall mobility—that is, the number... CONTINUE READING 10

Fun Ways to Burn Calories at the Beach

Still haven’t reached your goal weight even though swimsuit season is actually here? Want to burn off those hot dogs and beers at the beach? Here are the top beach sports to get you toned up…and they’re fun! See our seven faves, listed from least calories burned to greatest. -Natalie Gavilanes HACKY SACK It may sound silly at first, but before you know... CONTINUE READING 18

Watermelon Feta and Cucumber Salad with Apple Honey Cider Vinaigrette

It's no secret that summer brings tons of fresh produce, and there's no better way to wow at a BBQ than by taking a break from mayo-drenched sides (cough, full of calories!) and bringing something healthy instead. Lucky for you (and us!), this Watermelon Feta and Cucumber Salad With Apple Honey Cider Vinaigrette by Elegant Affairs is the perfect blend of... CONTINUE READING 11

Summer Sports Survival Guide

If you’re an athlete looking to update your game-day attire or a first-time spectator unwillingly dragged to a sporting event and in search of the essentials, look no further. Stock up on these must-haves to combat the summer sun, heat or anything else that comes your way—on the field or in the stands that is. Best of all? They’re... CONTINUE READING 13

Your Tastiest Tailgate Ever

Move over, football! Baseball is the national pastime, and I’ve got a few great recipes that are sure to hit a home run with anyone. Not a sports fan? These could work for any outdoor party, too! -Cait Rohan Let’s face it—lots of tailgating favorites are fattening...and who wants that, especially now that it's bikini season? Prepare Food Network’s Slim Six-Layer Dip,... CONTINUE READING 17

Our Favorite Hot Dog Spots

The dog days of summer are (unofficially) here, and what better way to celebrate than by visiting one of the nation's top hot dog spots? We've compiled five hot-diggity favorites, and one DIY dog for all those cookouts you're attending and hosting! -Lynden Halpern & Elana Lott Shake Shack may be best known for their burgers and shakes, but their Shack-cago dog... CONTINUE READING 9

Cool off with Shecky’s Ship and Sip After-Work Boat Cruise

Hey, New York City! Summer is (finally) here in a big way, and no matter how much we love the city, we're ready for a break from near-sauna subway stops, sizzling streets and our un-air conditioned sixth-floor walk-ups. And what better way to catch a break than by sailing away? That's why Shecky's is bringing you our first Ship and Sip After-Work Boat... CONTINUE READING 3

What Bachelorette & Bridesmaid Traditions Do You Hate?

It's officially June, which means that wedding season is well underway. Sure, I love weddings—getting dressed up, free food, open bars, true love, yada yada—but anyone who's seen Bridesmaids (if you haven't yet, highly suggested) knows that today's bachelorette/bridesmaid culture is a leeeetle bit over-the-top. That's why I was sooo psyched to come across an article on TheFrisky.com delineating eight bachelorette... CONTINUE READING 17

Cool off with Shecky’s Ship and Sip After-Work Boat Cruise

Hey, New York City! Summer is (finally) here in a big way, and no matter how much we love the city, we're ready for a break from near-sauna subway stops, sizzling streets and our un-air conditioned sixth-floor walk-ups. And what better way to catch a break than by sailing away? That's why Shecky's is bringing you our first Ship and Sip After-Work Boat... CONTINUE READING 0

Cool off with Shecky’s Ship and Sip After-Work Boat Cruise

Hey, New York City! Summer is (finally) here in a big way, and no matter how much we love the city, we're ready for a break from near-sauna subway stops, sizzling streets and our un-air conditioned sixth-floor walk-ups. And what better way to catch a break than by sailing away? That's why Shecky's is bringing you our first Ship and Sip After-Work Boat... CONTINUE READING 7