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5 Fun Things To Do Before School Starts In NYC

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.

08/27/2014

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NYC 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.

08/13/2014

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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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The Best Potato Latkes Recipe Ever

The holiday season is here, bringing good tidings, visitors and delicious delicacies. Just as Christmas is celebrated with gingerbread and fruit cakes, the festivities of Hanukkah include eating potato latkes, also known as delicious potato pancakes.

11/28/2012

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Navigate Tricky Gift Return Policies After The Holidays

The holiday season has arrived and with it the efforts to find the perfect gifts for loved ones. As the hunt for gifts gets going, so does the dread of returning the thoughtful presents that are just not the right fit. Follow these tips to get through the season of returns.

11/13/2012

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Best Ways To Save During The Holiday Sales Rush

The race is on to be first in line for this year’s best deals on holiday gifts: Black Friday is almost here. Every year, the stores open earlier in the wee hours of the morning, some even open at midnight after Thanksgiving Day, while other stores start the Black Friday sales on Turkey Day itself. If you’re going to get up that early (on a day off, no less), it is important to be prepared.

11/13/2012

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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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Ways To Dress Up Your Doors To Energize Your New York Home

Forget dead as a doornail. Check out these ideas for bringing your doors to life.

06/27/2012

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Tips For Building A Homemade Doghouse In Your New York Backyard

Consider your local climate as well as these tips before getting started.

06/20/2012

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Baby Nurseries 101: Setting It Up Right In Your New York Home

Here is some stress-relieving, helpful advice and tips to get your new nursery baby ready.

06/06/2012

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3 Easy Tips To Revamp & Refresh Any New York Home

Check out these creative ways to energize your home décor.

05/30/2012

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5 Tips To Turn Your New York Home Into A Summer Haven

Bring the happy sunshine inside to freshen up the décor’s furnishings for the upcoming summer season.

05/16/2012

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5 Tips To Organize Your New York Entertainment Center

The show must go on, so follow these tips to ensure it does in an organized fashion.

04/25/2012

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5 Tips For A Successful Sidewalk Sale In New York

Plan well before and get ready to rake in the cash.

04/11/2012