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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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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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The 5 Best New York Spots to Spend A Summer Day With Your Family

With school out and longer days, it is the perfect time to take the family out to enjoy a beautiful sun-soaked day. This city boasts no shortage of fun for any family. From zoos to ballgames, it’s all-American excitement every day. Pack up the kids and head out to the best spots to spend a summer day with your family in New York.

07/13/2012

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The 5 Best Volunteer Opportunities For Kids In New York

Finding the right fit for the family can be tough, but these area organizations hit it out of the park every time.

CBS New York–07/11/2012

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The 7 Best Places To Watch 4th of July Fireworks In New York

Broadcast live on 1010 WINS, the official radio station of Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular, the show promises more than 20 minutes and roughly 70,000 pounds of explosions.

07/03/2012

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The 9 Best Outdoor Dates In NYC

In New York City, you may think that ‘being outdoorsy’ is limited to rooftop bars and a trip to Central Park. Not true.

CBS New York–06/28/2012

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Best Gyms With Classes For Kids In New York

Whether it’s specialized training or just plain exhausting playtime, New York’s best gyms with classes for kids go above and beyond to make each workout exciting with everything from dance to sailing.

06/22/2012

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NYC’s 5 Best Summer Theater Activities For Kids

Whether your little one dreams of taking the stage as a Broadway baby, or your teen has visions of comedic fame, these are the coolest summer programs for your aspiring star.

06/21/2012

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The 5 Best Things To Do By The Hudson River

Instead of hitting up your tired inland haunts, why don’t you venture out to the water’s edge for something different as spring-like temperatures move in?

CBS New York–06/19/2012

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NYC’s 6 Best Stargazing Spots

Even in a big city with bright lights, there are still great places to see the stars.

CBS New York–06/05/2012

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Best After-School Enrichment Activities For Kids In New York

Parents know how important it is to keep their children engaged in positive, safe activities outside of school. This is never more important than during a child’s formative years. New York’s after-school programs abound, but the best set themselves apart by going above and beyond for each kid.

05/18/2012

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5 Best Broadway Musicals To See In NYC This Spring

This spring, dance and sing your way down Broadway with your pick of new productions and long-running shows. From paranormal love stories to tap-dancing newsboys and singing missionaries, Broadway has something for everyone.

CBS New York–03/19/2012

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The 5 Best Cold Weather Activities For Kids & Families In N.Y., N.J., Conn.

While many of us love the crisp, cold air of winter and all the outdoor activities that come along with it, some may find it difficult to keep the children entertained indoors. Here’s our favorite cold weather activities for kids in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.

CBS New York–01/03/2011

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