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Under the Winter Sky

Under the Winter Sky

Winter is a great time to cozy up under the stars, and there’s a great place to do so right nearby.

Sugarland Express

Sugarland Express

While some kids dream of becoming astronauts or ballerinas, mine fantasize about being appointed Willy Wonka’s heir. So a trip to Dylan’s Candy Bar is almost educational. This bright and shiny shrine to all that is sweet gives you a sugar high from the moment you enter.

Keeping Kids Active, Indoors and Out

Keeping Kids Active, Indoors and Out

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Tiffany Tells All

Tiffany Tells All

Thirteen-year-old Tiffany Giardina, from Waccabuc, Westchester, just signed with 785 Records.

Just like the movie!

Just like the movie!

The American Museum of Natural History has a new sleepover program, A Night at the Museum.

Friends in Sync – and On Ice

Friends in Sync – and On Ice

Seven-year-old identical twins Ira and Sonia Pilling, from Bayside, Queens, link arms as they each slide one blade across the slippery ice, and then the other, in perfect synchronicity.

Magical Sprites, now living in Queens

Magical Sprites, now living in Queens

Most children’s programming comes from magical lands far, far away, but a new show, 'Johnny and the Sprites', is created in the more prosaic neighborhood of Astoria.

Save on Broadway

Save on Broadway

One argument against going to a Broadway show is the cost, but Kids’ Night on Broadway cuts that price in half.

A New Little Lamb

A New Little Lamb

“Believe in yourself and dreams come true” is the positive message of 'Growing Up with Loukoumi', a new children’s picture book and CD.

Tropical Delights

Tropical Delights

St. Thomas, St. Croix and St. John — for families.

Little Dancers at The Little Gym

Little Dancers at The Little Gym

The Little Gym of Scarsdale and Mt. Kisco has a new program which teaches kids how to move and groove with ballet and tap techniques.

With Mickey, on the high seas

With Mickey, on the high seas

If your child’s favorite activity at Disney World is meeting all the characters, a Disney Cruise should be on your radar screen.

Groundwork, Inc. afterschool offerings in Brooklyn.

Groundwork, Inc. afterschool offerings in Brooklyn.

Middle schoolers in Brooklyn have a growing after school alternative.

Paint-Your-Own Pottery

Paint-Your-Own Pottery

Color Me Mine is a new paint-your-own pottery studio in Tribeca.

All Aboard in Danbury

All Aboard in Danbury

If there’s a train-lover in your family, head to the Danbury Railway Museum — a well-kept secret that entertains and educates visitors on the mechanics and history of the railroad, and the role it played in the development of the country.

Puppet Magic

Puppet Magic

Julie Taymor has brought her skills to 'The Magic Flute', in a holiday family opera at The Metropolitan Opera.

Young Talent on View

Young Talent on View

Ten-year-old Alice Burla of Hastings-on-Hudson sits straight and confident on the piano bench, wearing a beautiful green dress and sparkly barrettes in her hair, as the cameras rotate around her.

27 years on, Kids Are Still Westco’s Best Act

27 years on, Kids Are Still Westco’s Best Act

Susan Katz would agree that she has seen some changes since she began her family theater company, Westco Productions, 27 years ago.

Tyler, on his own

Tyler, on his own

Westchester’s own Tyler James Williams, 14, star of ‘Everybody Hates Chris’, is in a new movie, ‘Unaccompanied Minors’.

Carly Simon Rocks the Cradle

Carly Simon Rocks the Cradle

Carly Simon is about to release her latest — a lullaby album. This doesn’t mean, however, that Carly has become a grandmother or that she feels she needs an image change.

The Next Course

The Next Course

Ronni Soled’s New Mothers Luncheons has merged with Laura Deutsch’s Baby Bites NYC, to cover the waterfront with four luncheons a week at baby-friendly restaurants throughout the city.

Real-Time Mary Poppins

Real-Time Mary Poppins

Mary Poppins has landed on Broadway, but British Nanny Care can come to your home.

Music Man

Music Man

What delights Wynton Marsalis? A group of 4-year-olds, jamming.

One-Ring Madness

One-Ring Madness

Summer may be over, but you can still visit the boardwalk: the Big Apple Circus has a new show, Step Right Up!, that recreates an “Amusement Resort by the Sea”.

Slaves of New York

Slaves of New York

New-York Historical Society concludes its groundbreaking series on slavery in New York with New York Divided: Slavery and the Civil War, which opens on November 17 and runs through September 2007.




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