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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.
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Thirteen-year-old Tiffany Giardina, from Waccabuc, Westchester, just signed with 785 Records.
The American Museum of Natural History has a new sleepover program, A Night at the Museum.
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.
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.
One argument against going to a Broadway show is the cost, but Kids’ Night on Broadway cuts that price in half.
“Believe in yourself and dreams come true” is the positive message of 'Growing Up with Loukoumi', a new children’s picture book and CD.
St. Thomas, St. Croix and St. John — for families.
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.
If your child’s favorite activity at Disney World is meeting all the characters, a Disney Cruise should be on your radar screen.
Middle schoolers in Brooklyn have a growing after school alternative.
Color Me Mine is a new paint-your-own pottery studio in Tribeca.
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.
Julie Taymor has brought her skills to 'The Magic Flute', in a holiday family opera at The Metropolitan Opera.
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.
Susan Katz would agree that she has seen some changes since she began her family theater company, Westco Productions, 27 years ago.
Westchester’s own Tyler James Williams, 14, star of ‘Everybody Hates Chris’, is in a new movie, ‘Unaccompanied Minors’.
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.
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.
Mary Poppins has landed on Broadway, but British Nanny Care can come to your home.
What delights Wynton Marsalis? A group of 4-year-olds, jamming.
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”.
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.
New Yorkers may get our water from upstate reservoirs, but did you know that the milk that most of us drink is from Queens?