We’re ToastedEast Coast Heat Wave Brings Out the Fans, the AC, and the Parasols (PHOTOS)07.20.13We’re ToastedEast Coast Heat Wave Brings Out the Fans, the AC, and the Parasols (PHOTOS)Sorry, Stevie Wonder, but nothing is hotter than July this summer. See how these folks beat the heat up and down the Eastern Seaboard all week.07.20.13 8:45 AM ETEPA, via Landov; Getty; APSorry, Stevie Wonder, but nothing is hotter than July this summer. See how these folks beat the heat up and down the Eastern Seaboard all week. Matt Rourke/AP It’s heating up in Philly. Tour bus salesman Shariff Davis cools off with a drink of water on Philadelphia’s Independence Mall during dangerous afternoon heat Friday. The region is expecting highs in the upper 90s yet again. Andrew Gombert/EPA, via Landov With “feels like” temperatures over 100 degrees and recorded temperatures in the upper 90s, the concrete jungle of New York City is sweltering. People lay in the strong sun in Washington Square Park on Friday afternoon. Stan Honda/AFP/Getty The ice in this New York City vendor’s soft-drink container looks just about ready to melt. Refreshment business must boom on days like this. Julio Cortez/AP Javier Soler, 20, from West New York, New Jersey, pulls a Willow Smith in this fountain. Mike Segar/Reuters, via Landov In Chinatown in lower Manhattan, women used umbrellas to shield themselves from the sun’s rays on Thursday. Extreme heat across the tri-state area was in its fifth-straight day. Mary Altaffer/AP On Thursday at New York City’s Barclays-Atlantic Ave. subway station, a woman cooled herself off with a magazine, while awaiting the hot breeze from an incoming subway car. Julio Cortez/AP In Union City, New Jersey, Maria Guevara, 66, harnesses her inner child as she cools off in the sprinkler's stream. Matt Rourke/AP In Philadelphia on Thursday, Appliances R Us salesman Lu Pichardo helps a customer carry out an air conditioner. Good purchase. Spencer Platt/Getty This is one way to catch a breeze: a couple soars high above New York City’s boardwalk on a ride at Coney Island. Matt Rourke/AP In Philadelphia on Thursday, Angel Figueroa stood outside his un–air conditioned shop. But his neighbor Jose Leyes, seated, had beat him to the shady spot. Scott Olson/Getty Hudson the polar bear cools off by playing with a block of ice at the Brookfield Zoo on Thursday in Illinois. Jon Gerberg/AP Tour guide Tyler-Marie Council was lauded for leading her group even through 95-degree heat down Wall Street on Wednesday. Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times, via Landov On Wednesday in Alexandria, Virginia, camp counselor Marco Lin, 16, plays with Rikhil Thuramalla, 7, and other campers at Camden Run wave pool. In heat like this, what could be better than being in camp? Julio Cortez/AP In Hoboken, New Jersey, on Wednesday, Miguel Torres, 77, rides his electric wheelchair near–but not through–a fountain at Pier A Park. Andrew Burton/Getty Channeling their inner Ramones, these kids took a ride to New York City’s Rockaway Beach on Wednesday to play in the waves. Andrew Burton/Getty A man naps in the hot sun on Wednesday at Rockaway Beach in New York City. Relief from the heat won’t come until Saturday night, at the earliest. Tim Hawk/South Jersey Times, via Landov The Delaware River provides a much-needed source of cool water for Lindsey Cuellar, 10, from Wenonah, New Jersey, and her brothers, Adrian, 4, Victor, 13, and cousin Mariana Arrieta, 7, from Ohio. Lucas Jackson/Reuters, via Landov Playground sprinkler systems have replaced open hydrants as the way for kids to beat the heat in New York City on Wednesday. Andrew Burton/Getty A man takes a break on a bench near New York City’s Times Square on Tuesday, in the middle of a tiring–and seemingly never-ending–heat wave.