Your park & playground picks
With summer temps rising, staying indoors certainly has its appeal. (Central air comes to mind.) But don't forget about the world of play beyond Xbox game consoles and DirecTV.
Here are Boston.com readers' favorite local parks and playgrounds. Obviously, the great outdoors aren't that far away — in and around Boston, you can fly kites, play ball, or just take a long walk. Get out and see for yourself!