New York City officials created a boat-naming contest for second graders as part of the city's new ferry service. Some winning names were recently announced.
Staten Island FunPark, formerly known as Staten Island Go Karts, will open on April 1, the new name a reflection of the park’s improvements and future new attractions.
‘Sesame Street’ is introducing a new character named Julia: a muppet with autism.
'Peppa Pig Live! Peppa Pig’s Big Splash!' is coming to Staten Island and New Jersey this spring. The charming British pig will also appear in a brand-new live show, 'Peppa Pig's Surprise!,' touring the U.S. this fall.
Nowruz is the Persian New Year, which this year takes place on March 21. Here's where you can celebrate it in New York City.
Kalahari Resorts and Conventions has expanded its amenities and more than doubled its rooms at its African-themed family resort in the Pocono Mountains.
NYMetroParents won seven awards for editorial, design, and digital excellence at the Parenting Media Association's 2017 Awards Banquet.
New research shows women get less sleep than men in a household with children.
A survey by KRC Research shows how many parents give their children an allowance, and the percentage who pay up for good grades.
NYC First Lady Chirlane McCray aims to reach high-need populations with free baby showers for new and expecting parents and caregivers as part of the NYC Baby Showers series.
Stop by your local Ben & Jerry’s Scoop Shop for a free cone on April 4.
Just in time for Women’s History Month and the Oscar-nominated movie ‘Hidden Figures,’ Lego announced it will be creating a fan-designed set called Women of NASA, featuring Katherine Johnson, Margaret Hamilton, Sally Ride, Nancy Grace Roman, and Mae Jemison.
East Hill Farm School provides middle school students with a hands-on farm experience.
After filing for bankruptcy last year, Big Apple Circus is set to return this fall for the 2017-2018 season under Big Top Works.
NYC arts education organization, Broadway Bound Kids, is giving away five Golden Tickets to 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory' on Broadway.
Okay, babies, now let’s get in formation.
The National Center for Health Statistics released a study about sugar-sweetened beverage consumption among U.S. youth.
Kids share why they love summer camp.
Governors Island will open one month early for the 2017 season.
Ruby Shamir is the co-author of the book "What's The Big Deal About First Ladies." Here she answers our questions about the book and relays some interesting facts about America's first ladies.
Three students from Trinity Regional School on East Northport, Long Island won first place at the regional finals round of DiscoverE’s Future City Competition on Jan. 21.
FIGMENT's artist-designed mini golf course will not be able to return for its 10th season if its Kickstarter campaign is not successful.
Animal Planet will soon premiere 'The Zoo,' which will give audiences an in-depth look behind the scenes at the Bronx Zoo.
Reece School will be launching a residential summer camp, Camp Reece, at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs this July
After 146 years, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey is ending all circus shows due to high costs and a decline in ticket sales.