Hot for Summer in New York CIty

If you find yourself in the city that never sleeps this summer then you’re in luck. New York city has a glut of things to hear, see and do this summer.

On June 12, the Central Park Zoo will feature a new Snow Leopards exhibit. The wild cats are currently adapting to their new home at 830 Fifth Avenue. Admission is only $10 and the kiddies will love it.

On July 4th the Statue of Liberty’s crown will fittingly reopen. Making it the first time New Yorkers and tourists will be able to ascend higher than Lady Liberty’s feet since 9/11. You will be able to buy a Statue of Liberty access pass when you buy your ferry tickets from Statue Cruises. Ferry fees: Adults, $12; kids

For the more fashionably minded, check out designer Diane von Furstenberg’s sample sale from June 2 though June 6. DVF retail will be going for between $70 and $150. The DVF sale will be mobbed on Fifth Avenue between 28th and 29th Street.

If you’re not yet familiar with the Waterpod Project, you will be by summer. A living space or Waterpod, with select artists and environmentalists living on board, will be floating up and down the Hudson and East Rivers. You will be able to catch scheduled events  all summer long.  The sustainable project hopes to prove that living on water-based communities will be possible in the future.

Or get cultured with some of the most historic architecture in New York City. Take a walking tour with Architectural historian Tony Robins. Robins will lead you through the restored General Electric Building to Rockefeller Center,the Waldorf-Astoria and beyond.  Tickets are between $10 and $15 at 457 Madison Avenue and 51st Street.