We know it's not actually summer yet, but Memorial Day weekend has always been considered the unofficial start of the season. Outdoor bars are suddenly open, garden tours begin in earnest, and convertibles, open-toed sandals and white jeans come out of hibernation. To start you off right, here are 19 signature summer pleasures to put on your bucket list this year. See how many you can get done by Labor Day. Looking for some date-night ideas?
The Journal News/lohud.com is looking for photographs of Mount Vernon's Memorial Field (also known as Memorial Stadium) during its early years. The venue was once popular for concerts, sporting events and community activities. If you have photographs of the stadium that are more than 10 years old, please contact Visuals Editor Carrie Yale at email@example.com or 914-694-5092.