The resounding goal of summer, no matter where in the country you live, is to spend as much time as possible outdoors. From cooking up some chicken on the grill to hanging by the pool, the more time under the sun, the better.
But where does that leave city-dwellers who don’t have a sprawling suburban backyard to turn to? Well, for some, summer means it’s fire escape season. Before you climb out your window and onto your apartment’s perch, there are a few important things you should know.