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Central Park’s a Real Zoo

  November 10, 2015  //  Central Park Zoo

  …and I mean that almost literally. While its 5 acres makes it much smaller than, say, the Bronx Zoo, the Central Park Zoo nonetheless has fun, charm, and (of course) animals to bedazzle and delight. With a low fee to enter and a high amount of amusement to be had, going is a no-brainer.…

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Let’s do the Monster Mash!

  October 27, 2015  //  Monster Mash

This Halloween, the Brooklyn Children’s Museum is giving you and your child a chance to groove to the hippest dance in Halloween before trick-or-treating! On Saturday the 31st, from 10am to 5pm, the museum is hosting a fun-filled Monster Mash event! The event is only $11 per person (or free if you’re a member of…

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It Blinded me with Science

  October 23, 2015  //  New York Hall of Science

The museum, I mean. But I can tell you one thing: if you’re ever feeling bored with the day to day of normal life, and you think you might just want today to be a bit… I don’t know. Special. If you ever feel like that, you should check out the New York Hall of…

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Art à la Carte

  September 9, 2015  //  Art à la Carte

Want a walk in the park without it being your typical… well, your typical walk in the park? Want to absorb nature and be in direct contact with actual sunlight, while still being able to give your mind its own something to absorb? Then good news! You may want to check out the Art Cart…

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Now Mu-seum, Now You Don’t

  September 4, 2015  //  Children's Museum

Are your little ones giving you a headache during the last few days of summer, running around and enjoying their precious moments of freedom? If so, the Children’s Museum of Manhattan may be the ideal place for you to take them. The Museum (CMOM) can be found in The Tisch Building, at 212 West 83rd…

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Point Pleasant Beach: It’s Named That Way for a Reason

  June 18, 2014  //  Destination Guides, Kids, Point Pleasant Beach, Visiting New Jersey

New Jersey is famous for its miles of stunning beaches and its unique boardwalk culture. Point Pleasant Beach offers an amazing combination of sun, sand, and fun for the whole family. The Beach The primary attraction of this delightful locale is, of course, the beach, the entrance to which is actually directly across the street…

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Visiting the World’s Headquarters: A Trip to the UN

  June 13, 2014  //  Kids, New York City, Visiting the World’s Headquarters: A Trip to the UN

If you have any interest in world affairs, then UN Headquarters, located at 760 United Nations Plaza, is the place to be. Just imagine being guided through the halls by some of the UN’s international staff, knowing that you’re walking the very same corridors as great presidents, chancellors, and diplomats. It’s a way to be…

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No Flash in the Pan: The New York City Fire Museum

  June 10, 2014  //  Kids, New York City, New York City Fire Museum

If you’re looking for a fun time, either alone or with the kids, and don’t mind learning a little bit in the process, take a trip to the New York City Fire Museum! This fascinating and unique destination, located at 278 Spring St. between Varick and Hudson streets, will show you all kinds of fire…

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Build-A-Bear 5th Avenue

  May 27, 2014  //  Build-A-Bear 5th Avenue, Kids, New York City

Why not take a staple in your children’s lives and step it up a notch? The biggest Build-a-Bear store, located on 5th Avenue, is a beary big wonderland. The place “where best friends are made”is two floors full of bears, stuffing stations and shopping!   You know the drill. Choose your bear, and make a…

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Eloise at The Plaza

  May 7, 2014  //  Eloise at The Plaza

“Hello, yes this is me, Eloise!” It’s easy to stay friends with a particularly rambunctious six year-old who takes up residence at one of the most prestigious hotels in the world when you visit her exclusive shop. Snap a selfie with Eloise’s portrait in The Plaza en route to the event of a lifetime! If…

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