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Winter is over, spring is here

With highs reaching almost 60 degrees this week, it's time to forget the worst things about winter and move on to celebrating spring.

Of course, we know this warm weather can't last forever, so here's how to enjoy it before New York becomes a frozen tundra yet again.

Sunbathe

OK, you might not get that golden glow
Photo Credit: srslyguys via Flickr

OK, you might not get that golden glow like at the beach, but bask in the sun for a few hours while it's still not totally freezing out.

Watch the snow melt

No, seriously, look at the reflections; it's pretty.
Photo Credit: Collin Erickson via Flickr

No, seriously, look at the reflections; it's pretty. Plus, if you catch a good reflection you're guaranteed to get a good Instagram out of it.

Drink some iced coffee

Missed your cold brew? Sip it up, extra
Photo Credit: kankan via Flickr

Missed your cold brew? Sip it up, extra ice, on these days when you don't even need gloves.

Make your spring fashion statement

That's right, break out that outfit you've been
Photo Credit: Melissa Kravitz

That's right, break out that outfit you've been saving for April! Chances are, you'll be one of the first to debut whatever look your planning and you can lock it down as your signature. The Spring 2016 runways offer inspiration.

Go for a bike ride

Thaw out your bicycle with a leisurely ride
Photo Credit: Vélocia via Flickr

Thaw out your bicycle with a leisurely ride by the river this week. Citi Bike is up and operating too, if you need a loaner.

Wait in line for the giant milkshake all of NYC wants

Black Tap's insanely decadent milkshakes come with a
Photo Credit: Black Tap

Black Tap's insanely decadent milkshakes come with a New York-approved wait time of up to three hours. Now that it's not freezing, and it's ice cream season again, take advantage.

Train for the Coney Island Polar Bear Club

Take a dip in the Atlantic Ocean before
Photo Credit: Bruce Handy

Take a dip in the Atlantic Ocean before it snows again and maybe you'll be able to handle the icy-cold rituals of this infamous swim group. Here, The Coney Island Polar Bears meet for a swim during the blizzard on Jan. 23, 2016.

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