By New York Natives Staff

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Daring Enough to Bare It All for a New York Swim by J. David Goodman

This article takes a look at the best way to beat the heat in NYC. You might have to indulge your exhibitionist side to achieve the same results.


We’re listening to…

Jolene by Miley Cyrus

Back before Miley seemed to lose her marbles, she covered this country classic. Other than the fact that Miley Cyrus is singing it, it’s kind of awesome.


We’re watching…

Orange is the New Black

We were big fans of Showtime’s Weeds, so we couldn’t wait for Jenji Kohan’s newest creation. This show lives up to the hype, and is just as offbeat and entertaining as Weeds ever was.


We’re downloading…

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Image Courtesy of iTunes


Our intern hasn’t stopped playing this game since she got it as a free download. After trying it out ourselves, we may have a real problem. Consider this an advisory warning: it’s fun, but highly addictive. Play it at your own discretion. You’ve been warned.


We’re going to…

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Image Courtesy of NY Daily News

The Frying Pan

Yup, it’s been a round a few years now, and is often overrun with yahoos new to the city (and to life, it seems), but we still love a breezy summer night on this Chelsea pier next to the historic Frying Pan. Few spots can match the view of the city from the Hudson. We suggest you go early on a Tuesday (the Native way).


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Image Courtesy of Neiman Marcus

Image Courtesy of Neiman Marcus


While “Aerin” may be new to the beauty scene, Aerin Lauder’s eponymous brand is the direct legacy of the Estee Lauder beauty empire, built for a younger audience with a full aesthetic lifestyle in mind. However new it may be, we officially can’t live without the lip gloss and the Rose Body Cream.

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