As Labor Day weekend approaches, Gothamist faces the city-dweller's eternal dilemma: Where to have a barbecue without getting arrested?

Having been present at an illegal Labor Day barbecue in Riverside Park two years ago, and not wishing to risk yet another summons, we're glad that the Parks Department has designated specific locations in the five boroughs for legal outdoor cooking. Gothamist wishes you a delicious and law-abiding last weekend of the summer.

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