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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 Biggest Pregnancy Myths Debunked by Expert Linda Geddes

Simon & Schuster author Linda Geddes explores and debunks common baby and pregnancy myths here.

03/11/2014

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Best Family-Friendly Activities In New York For St. Patrick’s Day 2014

You don’t have to be Irish to enjoy what the city has to offer for St. Patrick’s Day but you do have to get ready to have a great time with your kids.

03/05/2014

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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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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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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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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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Best Childbirth Classes In New York

With so much new-baby information available, and so many resources at their finger tips, it’s easy to overwhelm moms to be. Finding the right child birth class can also be confusing at a time when what you really need is calming, concise answers. The most comprehensive child birth education centers in the city offer something for everybody, from first-time parents to veterans who just need a refresher course. Start here and alleviate those worries at the best child birth classes in New York.

05/25/2012

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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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