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How Do Spiderman's Powers Compare to a Real Spider?

How Do Spiderman's Powers Compare to a Real Spider?

With the recent launch of the fourth Spiderman film and the reign of Broadway's "Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark," your kids might be showing interest in arachnids. So, how do Spiderman's abilities stack up against those of a real spider?

Did You Know? Blue Man Group Trivia

Did You Know? Blue Man Group Trivia

Think you know everything about Blue Man Group? Guess again -- here are 10 things you probably didn't know about the cobalt-colored trio.

What to Watch at the NY International Children's Film Festival

What to Watch at the NY International Children's Film Festival

The 2012 New York International Children's Film Festival will span seven NYC theaters and present more than 100 of the best children's films from across the globe, several of which seem likely to keep the festival's tally of Academy Award nominations going strong.

'Dance, Stretch, and Giggle' With The Ohmies: Morning Wish Garden!

'Dance, Stretch, and Giggle' With The Ohmies: Morning Wish Garden!

Interactive musical performers The Ohmies invite kids to "dance, stretch, and giggle" their way to the front of the stage for an exciting new act, "The Ohmies: Morning Wish Garden!" Through a fun combination of dancing, yoga poses, and tumbling, kids can help The Ohmies coax Mr. Sun to come out so their garden of wishes may grow

Fun, Creative, and Educational Summer Activities for Kids in the New York City Area

Fun, Creative, and Educational Summer Activities for Kids in the New York City Area

Once school lets out for the summer, kids are always looking for something fun, interesting, or creative to do. After all, there are only so many TV reruns to watch and video games to play before the "I’m bored!” cries begin. Even in the summer, parents still have time to encourage their kids to do something special (and maybe even a little educational) this year.

Cheap Ways to Keep the Family Entertained During Three-Day Weekends

Cheap Ways to Keep the Family Entertained During Three-Day Weekends

With a three-day weekend ahead, it’s time to start brainstorming entertainment options for that inevitable moment when someone asks “what’s next?” Whether going out of town for a fun weekend away, or opting for a budget-friendly, relaxing weekend at home, games are a great option to have on hand to keep everyone in the family happy and entertained.

'Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 12: The Masters' Golf Video Game Hits Stores

'Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 12: The Masters' Golf Video Game Hits Stores

Electronic Arts Inc., announced today that Tiger Woods PGA TOUR® 12: The Masters has shipped in North America. For the first time in franchise history, players can experience the rich history and tradition of the Masters Tournament and begin their own journey to become a Masters champion.

The Grand Dame of Pelham Returns

The Grand Dame of Pelham Returns

The Picture House in Pelham, NY, reopened this March in time for its 90th anniversary celebration.

Family Outing: 2011 New York International Children's Film Festival Comes to Manhattan this March

Family Outing: 2011 New York International Children's Film Festival Comes to Manhattan this March

The New York International Children's Film Festival includes family screenings and film workshops throughout Manhattan.

Family Theater: 'Dear Edwina' is Back in New York

Family Theater: 'Dear Edwina' is Back in New York

"Dear Edwina," the Broadway sensation that appeals to preteens and the whole family alike, is back in New York City by popular demand — with an all-new cast, and for a limited run.

Billy Elliot The Musical on Broadway: Dinner and a Show Package

Billy Elliot The Musical on Broadway: Dinner and a Show Package

Experience Billy Elliot the Musical on Broadway with Leisure Connect's affordable dinner and a show package. For $136 per person, you'll get a two-course dinner at the Hard Rock Cafe and premium tickets to see the award-winning show live on the big stage.

Mary Poppins on Broadway: Dinner and a Show Package

Mary Poppins on Broadway: Dinner and a Show Package

Experience the magic of Mary Poppins on Broadway with Leisure Connect's affordable dinner and a show package. For $136 per person, you'll get a two-course dinner at the Hard Rock Cafe and premium tickets to see the award-winning show live on the big stage.

The Lion King on Broadway: Dinner and a Show Package

The Lion King on Broadway: Dinner and a Show Package

Experience "The Lion King" on Broadway with Leisure Connect's affordable dinner and a show package. For $140 per person, you'll get a two-course dinner at the Hard Rock Cafe and premium tickets to see the award-winning show live on the big stage.

Dinner and a Show Package: Radio City Christmas Spectacular

Dinner and a Show Package: Radio City Christmas Spectacular

Enjoy Christmas in New York with a dinner and show package from Leisure Connect. For $95 per person, you'll get a two-course dinner at the Hard Rock Cafe and premium tickets to the Radio City Christmas Spectacular.

Theater Review: Broadway's 'Elf: The Musical'

Theater Review: Broadway's 'Elf: The Musical'

Broadway's newest holiday musical proves that "the best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing aloud for all to hear!"

Holiday Shows in Fairfield County, CT

Holiday Shows in Fairfield County, CT

December is filled with family-friendly holiday shows throughout Fairfield County, CT. Get the details here.

Children's Theater Review: Freckleface Strawberry

Children's Theater Review: Freckleface Strawberry

"Freckleface Strawberry," the popular kids' book by actress Julianne Moore, comes to vibrant, musical life Off-Broadway.

Movie Review: The Kids Grow Up

Movie Review: The Kids Grow Up

"The Kids Grow Up" is a new documentary by Doug Block that delves into the anxieties and uncertainties of leaving for college — from a parent's perspective.

Children's Theater: Cool Fall Shows in NYC - October 2010

Children's Theater: Cool Fall Shows in NYC - October 2010

Check out the best shows for kids playing this October in Manhattan - from Angelina Ballerina's stage debut to New York Music Festival's "Shine! The Horatio Alger Musical." You'll find all the information you need here, from plot summaries to show times.

'Beauty and the Beast' Debuts on Blu-ray, Joins Disney's Diamond Collection

'Beauty and the Beast' Debuts on Blu-ray, Joins Disney's Diamond Collection

Disney's "Beauty and the Beast" will be released for a limited time this fall on Blu-ray and DVD, allowing parents to introduce a new generation of kids to this classic tale.

Broadway Review: The Addams Family: A Diabolically Cool Hit with Kids

Broadway Review: The Addams Family: A Diabolically Cool Hit with Kids

Broadway's hit musical "The Addams Family" incorporates classic Addams-style humor and quirkiness into a fresh storyline and has hit super-sized success with families.

Halloween Tricks for Kids

Halloween Tricks for Kids

Beyond the usual card tricks and sleight of hand illusions, the how-to for tricks like this one appear in the new book "Chills and Thrills: The Ultimate Anthology of the Mystical, Magical, Eerie and Uncanny," which is chock full of ghost stories, spells, legends, and lore to entertain your little ones this Halloween and beyond.

Movie Review: Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue

Movie Review: Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue

On September 21, the worlds of humans and fairies collide for the first time in Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue, Disney's third film in the Tinker Bell series. Actor Michael Sheen, who voices the father in the film, talks about what his role means to him.

'The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!' Premieres on PBS

'The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!' Premieres on PBS

Dr. Seuss's most popular character stars in a new series on PBS that will lead preschoolers on adventures of scientific discovery. "The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That" stars Martin Short and premieres September 6.

Stuff We Like: Cool Products for Kids and Moms - August 2010

Stuff We Like: Cool Products for Kids and Moms - August 2010

Check out some noteworthy products on our radar for children and families, including the coolest back-to-school backpack (for kids AND parents) and the scar- and stretch mark-erasing product that celebrities like Heidi Klum, Kourtney Kardashian, and Kate Gosselin swear by.




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