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Family Nights at Old-Fashioned Burger Restaurant

Family Nights at Old-Fashioned Burger Restaurant

Old-fashioned burger restaurant Jake’s Wayback Burgers, a family restaurant in Hartsdale, now offers family nights on Sundays. The Westchester County burger place serves fresh, high-quality burgers, made-to-order milkshakes, house-made potato chips, a kid’s menu, and more.

Family Play Space Opens at the Palisades Center

Family Play Space Opens at the Palisades Center

Indoor family play space Billy Beeze will open in the Palisades Center this fall. The family activity center features large rainbow wave slides, over-sized trampolines, soccer, basketball, and dodgeball courts, and a climbing wall that is safe for all ages.

Creative Director Michael Natiello Dishes on the 2013 Great Jack O' Lantern Blaze

Creative Director Michael Natiello Dishes on the 2013 Great Jack O' Lantern Blaze

Michael Natiello of Garrison has served as the creative director of Westchester's famous Great Jack O' Lantern Blaze for the past nine years. Here, he tells us what we can expect at the 2013 Blaze, which will feature more than 5,000 jack-o'-lanterns.

Top 5 Places to Show Off Your Halloween Costumes in Queens

Top 5 Places to Show Off Your Halloween Costumes in Queens

Your child has finally settled on what she wants to be for Halloween this year. Take her to show off her Halloween costume at these kid-friendly Halloween parties in Queens, and she could take home a prize for the most creative costume.

Top 14 Places to Show Off Your Halloween Costume in Westchester

Top 14 Places to Show Off Your Halloween Costume in Westchester

What are your kids going to be this Halloween? Whether they decide they want to be a witch, ghost, goblin, or a superhero, they'll fit right in with all the kids in costume at some of the best kid-friendly Halloween parties in Westchester.

Top 7 Places in Fairfield to Show Off Your Halloween Costume

Top 7 Places in Fairfield to Show Off Your Halloween Costume

Choosing a Halloween costume is a monumental decision for kids, one that they have been thinking about probably since last Halloween. Help them be proud of their Halloween costume and take them to show off at some of the best kid-friendly Halloween parties in Fairfield.

8 Places to Show Off Your Halloween Costumes In or Near Rockland

8 Places to Show Off Your Halloween Costumes In or Near Rockland

Picking the "right" Halloween costume is a big deal for kids, who have probably been thinking about what they want to be for Halloween last year. Now that they've decided, take them to show off their costume at some of the most fun, kid-friendly Halloween events in and around Rockland County.

Fun Fall Festivals in Westchester and Rockland

Fun Fall Festivals in Westchester and Rockland

UPDATED 2013: Celebrate the harvest season in the Hudson Valley at these fall fairs and festivals in Westchester and Rockland counties, including Bear Mountain, Brewster, Cortlandt Manor, Katonah, Pleasantville, Sleepy Hollow, and beyond. Bring the kids for apple picking, pumpkin carving, hayrides, corn mazes, and more fun fall activities.

Into the Wild: The Many Reasons to Visit the Bronx Zoo

Into the Wild: The Many Reasons to Visit the Bronx Zoo

The Wildlife Conservation Society's Bronx Zoo is New York City's largest zoo, and there's no shortage of animals to see or things to do there. Here, we break down what the zoo has to offer and how to plan an outing there with your family.

Bounce! Trampoline Sports Opens Syosset Location

Bounce! Trampoline Sports Opens Syosset Location

Bounce! Trampoline Sports recently opened its Syosset location. The indoor trampoline center on Long Island offers birthday parties, trampoline fitness classes, and open bounce time.

Pick Your Own Pumpkin Farms in New Jersey

Pick Your Own Pumpkin Farms in New Jersey

Find out where to go pumpkin picking in New Jersey this fall. Our guide includes pick-your-own pumpkin farms throughout NJ that, in addition to pumpkin patches, offer bonuses for fall visitors, like corn mazes, hayrides, haunted houses, and harvest festivals.

Pick Your Own Pumpkins in NYC

Pick Your Own Pumpkins in NYC

That's right - there's pumpkin picking right here in New York City! Read all about the Queens County Farm Museum's own pumpkin patch, where you can pick your own orange gourd in preparation for Halloween.

Pick Your Own Pumpkin Farms in Rockland County NY

Pick Your Own Pumpkin Farms in Rockland County NY

These two pick-your-own farms in Rockland County, New York, offer visitors the full fall experience, complete with pumpkin and apple picking. Tramp through the pumpkin patch with your little ones, then enjoy seasonal activities like hayrides and a haunted house.

Pick Your Own Pumpkin Farms in Fairfield County CT

Pick Your Own Pumpkin Farms in Fairfield County CT

Find out where to go pumpkin picking in Fairfield County, Connecticut. Our guide includes pumpkin patches and farms throughout the area that offer pick-your-own pumpkins in the fall, plus fun autumn activities like hayrides, pumpkin carving, haunted houses for Halloween, corn mazes, and cider pressing.

Pick Your Own Pumpkin Farms on Long Island

Pick Your Own Pumpkin Farms on Long Island

Find out where to go pumpkin picking on Long Island. Our guide includes pumpkin patches and farms throughout the area that offer pick-your-own pumpkins in the fall, plus fun autumn activities like hayrides, haunted houses for Halloween, corn mazes, and cider pressing.

NYC Hotel Freebies that Add Family Value

NYC Hotel Freebies that Add Family Value

Several New York City hotels offer complimentary family activities including bike rides and tours, as well as in-room amenities for family-friendly vacations in Manhattan.

Where To Pick Your Own Apples in New Jersey

Where To Pick Your Own Apples in New Jersey

Apple picking makes for a quintessential family weekend getaway or day trip that brings fruitful rewards far after you've left the orchard. Here, we've put together a guide to pick-your-own apple farms in New Jersey, which are all just a short trip from NYC.

Where To Pick Your Own Apples in Connecticut

Where To Pick Your Own Apples in Connecticut

UPDATED SEPTEMBER 2013: Apple picking makes for a quintessential family weekend getaway or day trip that brings fruitful rewards far after you've left the orchard. Consult our guide to find pick-your-own apple farms in Connecticut, many of which offer fun fall activities like hay rides, cider pressing, and corn mazes.

Where To Pick Your Own Apples on Long Island

Where To Pick Your Own Apples on Long Island

UPDATED SEPTEMBER 2013: Apple picking makes for a quintessential family weekend getaway or day trip that brings fruitful rewards far after you've left the orchard. Here, we've put together a guide to pick-your-own apple farms on Long Island, many of which include fun fall extras like hay rides, corn mazes, and cider pressing, making these spots ideal for families.

Where To Pick Your Own Apples in Southeast and Upstate New York

Where To Pick Your Own Apples in Southeast and Upstate New York

Apple picking makes for a quintessential family weekend getaway or day trip that brings fruitful rewards far after you've left the orchard. Here, we've put together a list of pick-your-own apple farms throughout New York state, including Southeast, Central, and Upstate NY.

Theater Review: 'Gazillion Bubble Show: The Next Generation'

Theater Review: 'Gazillion Bubble Show: The Next Generation'

The newest installment of this the Gazillion Bubble Show in NYC features more tricks, more laughs, and most importantly -- more bubbles! Our theater editor gives you a behind-the-scenes look at this popular show and the family who works magic with bubbles.

23 Fun Things to Do on Long Island this September

23 Fun Things to Do on Long Island this September

Our list of fun and low-cost things to do on Long Island this September includes fall fairs and festivals, kids shows, and more in Amityville, Centerport, East Hampton, East Meadow, Huntington, Old Westbury, Rockville Centre, Syosset, Uniondale, and beyond.

2013 Fall Fairs and Festivals on Long Island

2013 Fall Fairs and Festivals on Long Island

We've rounded up a list of the fall fairs and festivals happening on Long Island this year, including harvest festivals, craft fairs, cultural festivals, and more in East Northport, Hempstead, Long Beach, Old Bethpage, Riverhead, Southampton, Westbury, and beyond.

12 Fun Things to Do with Kids in Manhattan this September

12 Fun Things to Do with Kids in Manhattan this September

Our list of fun and low-cost things to do with kids in Manhattan this September includes Meet the Breeds, a Medieval Festival, and more fall fairs and festivals in Lower Manhattan, Midtown, Upper West Side, Upper East Side, Washington Heights, and beyond.

10 Fun Things to Do with Kids in Queens this September

10 Fun Things to Do with Kids in Queens this September

Our list of fun and low-cost things to do with kids in Queens this September includes the 2013 World Maker Faire, a "kids for kids" flea market, and more in Astoria, Douglaston, Floral Park, Flushing, Kew Gardens, and Rockaway.




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