Man, it’s hot out there!

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Yeah, yeah, you know it was hot yesterday. And we know it’s going to be hot today. But the good news? Relief is on the way.

We hit near record temps yesterday — and today is expected to get up to 97 — but a nice summer thunderstorm is set to move in on Friday, drenching the temperatures down to the mid-80s.

And it’s Brooklyn-Queens Day — the single most sacred day on the civic calendar — so all the kids are off from school (hmm, we wonder what they’re doing while you’re in your air-conditioned office reading this).

Holiday celebrants should head to Iglesia Pentacostal on Knickerbocker Avenue at Starr Street in Bushwick for this morning’s festivities (they really get into Brooklyn-Queens Day there).

So for now, stay cool. There are designated “cooling centers” all over town — the mayor even stopped by one in the borough yesterday. To find one near you — and there is one near you — go to

Updated 5:24 pm, July 9, 2018
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Lovely from Jubbly says:
Lovely kiddy yummy!
June 9, 2011, 4:22 pm

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