5 Ways to Beat the Heat in Arlington

With temperatures expected to top 100 degrees today, why not go to the beach, a spray pool, a movie, ice-cream parlor or just an air-conditioned building, all here in Arlington.

With temperatures expected to hit 101 degrees in Arlington today, the National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for all of eastern Massachusetts.

Here are five ways to beat the heat:

1.) is now open. is not due to high levels blue-green algae.

2.) The spray pool at on North Union Street is also open, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Just as an FYI, the park has no bathrooms.

3.) If you’re looking to stay out of the sun altogether, here’s what’s playing at the air-conditioned (which also serves Richardson’s Ice Cream):

4.) Speaking of ice cream, why not stop by or the ?

5.) The Council on Aging has put together a list of tips to stay cool and a list of air-conditioned buildings in town:


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