We had an Indian summer day on Saturday. The heat returned, and everyone put on their summer clothes again. The crowd at the Brooklyn Bridge Park was happy to catch what could be the last hot day of the year, cooling their heels by the river. The Marble Ice Cream stand was doing a roaring trade. Everyone wanted their organic ice cream made from grass-fed cows' milk. We watched the sun set over the Statue of Liberty and wandered around DUMBO just as night fell. The Arts Festival was in full swing and we found ourselves marveling over various art installations that were set off so spectacularly against the historic architecture. People spilled all over the streets, happy to be out on such a beautiful night, partaking in the festive atmosphere. It was one of those times that New York City seems to offer just the right mix of nature and culture.