Most people don’t have yards in NYC because space is scarce. So, we used to hang out on rooftops and stoops when we felt cooped up needed some fresh air.
- yard = patio/cesped
- scarce = escaso
- hang out = estar de relax/quedar
- rooftop = azotea
- stoop = escalera de entrada
- cooped up = enjaulado/encerrado