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Fans cheer during the Stadium Show on Arthur Ashe Kids' Day prior to the start of the 2012 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 25, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images for USTA)

NYC’s 5 Best Family Friendly Summer Activities

Before it’s time to get the kids ready for back-to-school season, take advantage of the warm weather – and free time – in New York City together. These family friendly activities are great ways to get your kids out and about before the fall arrives.

06/25/2014

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Guide To Disney World

Pack up the family and head out for a vacation at the “Happiest Place on Earth.” As a guest of the Walt Disney World Resorts, you and your family will be treated to themed accommodations, fabulous theme parks, unique dining venues and lots of activities.

06/11/2014

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The 6 Best Doggy Day Trip Destinations Near New York

Whether your pooch prefers to doggie paddle at the beach or roam free in open fields, there are fun activities for the whole family and man’s best friend at the best places to take a doggy day trip near New York.

08/23/2013

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NYC’s 10 Best Summer Happy Hour & Drinking Events 2013

New York is filled with bars, rooftop restaurants and happy hour menus — but we’ve scoped out some of our favorite digs for drinking this summer. Cheers to great specials and events at these New York City bars.

08/02/2013

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There Is Fun To Be Had In New York City This Memorial Day Weekend

Did your Memorial Day itinerary go down the drain with the rain? Or maybe you waited to long to even make a plan, and now it looks like you’ll be sticking around the wet, Fleet Week-less city this weekend. Not all is lost.

05/24/2013

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NYC’s 5 Best Places To Play Tennis

You can play tennis any time of the year, but now that the weather is getting warmer, it’s time to get out there. Grab your racket, don your tennis whites and head to one of these year-round locations.

04/29/2013

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The 5 Best Pet-Friendly Restaurants In New York

New York City provides plenty of dog parks, but if you really want to make it a dog day, take that furry fella out with you to grab a bite and soak up the sun. The area’s most pet-friendly restaurants offer delicious food, pet-friendly service and ambiance galore.

04/05/2013

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New York’s 5 Best Go-Kart Racing Spots

If you are looking for a way to get the whole family’s motor running, then go karting may be just the sport. A short ride from the city sits some of the best go kart racing in the state.

04/02/2013

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Best Places For Outdoor Winter Activities In Chicago

Once you’ve pushed yourself to brave the lower temperatures, you’ll find that Chicago does have some fun winter activities to offer.

01/18/2013

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6 Fun Ways To Try Something New In NYC This Year

You’ve resolved to eat healthier and take fitness classes in NYC for the New Year — why not add “try something new” to your 2014 checklist? Check out these classes, workshops and courses to become an expert in a new skill for a productive and rewarding year.

01/14/2013

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NYC’s 6 Best Winter Season & Cold Weather Date Ideas

Take your date to one of these restaurants, bars or fun activities to get close (or hot and bothered) this season.

01/01/2013

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5 Fun Things To Do Before School Starts In New York

Share quality time as a family before the hustle and bustle of studying and school activities begins. Check out these perfect places for end-of-summer outings.

08/30/2012

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The 5 Best Batting Cages In New York

There is no sport more American than baseball, and whether it’s overhand or underhand, most anyone can throw a ball. Batting, however, can be a challenge, and nobody’s better than a New Yorker for knocking that challenge out of the park.

08/16/2012

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New York Back-To-School Guide

As parents count down to the first day of classes, they’re also counting down to some serious shopping. Check out our guide to the best places for unique supplies, gadgets, outfits and more back-to-school essentials.

08/03/2012

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NYC Summer Streets Guide

The program aims to get New Yorkers to go green and get thinking about other ways to use the streets besides driving. In addition to getting some fresh air and exercise, don’t miss out on the top events this year.

07/31/2012

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