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Urban Fishing in NYC

Urban Fishing in NYC

Empire State Building, Madison Square Garden, Metropolitan Museum of Art, and...fishing? When people think about the Big Apple, planning a fishing excursion is not necessarily the first thing that comes to mind. In reality, however, NYC boasts plenty of fine watering holes across the five boroughs. Not convinced? Check out the following videos from the New York Department of Environmental Conservation about catching Blue Fish in the East River and the I Fish NY program.

Family Fishing in Fairfield County, Connecticut

Family Fishing in Fairfield County, Connecticut

If past family fishing trips have yielded little more than stolen bait, empty hooks, and a whole lot of idle sitting on the water, consider planning your next fishing excursions in an area bursting with trout. The nine maps here detail various brooks, rivers, ponds, and other bodies of water in Fairfield County, CT, where the fish are stocked. Simply pick a spot using one of the maps, cast a line, and get ready to reel in the trout.

Family-Approved Watermelon Recipe: Watermelon Donuts

Family-Approved Watermelon Recipe: Watermelon Donuts

Kids love watermelon, and while eating it plain more than satisfies, why not put a fun twist on a summertime classic? Check out this recipe for watermelon donuts. Parents will love the healthy component, and kids will devour their favorite summer treat as a dessert.

Fishing and the Sun: Reduce Your Risk to Skin Cancer

Fishing and the Sun: Reduce Your Risk to Skin Cancer

If a family fishing trip is on your calendar this summer, make sure you're taking extra precautions against the sun's harmful rays. Here are some tips on how to reduce your risk to skin cancer while still enjoying this outdoor sport.

Tips to Make Memorial Day Trips Memorable

Tips to Make Memorial Day Trips Memorable

Start your summer right by enjoying a fun-filled Memorial Day weekend with the family. Here are nine tips for planning a stress-free vacation, stay-cation, or day-trip adventure that will delight grandma just as much as the kids.

Wanderlust Yoga In The City Offers a One-Day Yoga, Music, and Community Event in NYC

Wanderlust Yoga In The City Offers a One-Day Yoga, Music, and Community Event in NYC

Have you ever dreamed of doing the warrior pose on a pier in the middle of the peaceful Hudson River in New York? This spring, Wanderlust and smartwater have partnered to make those scenarios a reality through a series of one-of-a-kind yoga events held at some of the nation’s most popular venues. Each Wanderlust Yoga In The City event will feature yoga instruction by each city's top teachers and live music, all in a beautiful outdoor setting.

“Roll Model” Campaign During National Bike Safety Month Helps Parents Put the Brakes on Child Bike Fatalities

“Roll Model” Campaign During National Bike Safety Month Helps Parents Put the Brakes on Child Bike Fatalities

May is National Bike Safety Month and as summer approaches, millions of Americans will climb onto their bikes to enjoy one of the ultimate warm-weather experiences. To help curb bike injuries and fatalities, AAA and NHTSA have partnered to remind parents to set positive examples that encourage children and teens to ride safely.

2011 Jones Beach Air Show Welcomes Summer on Long Island

2011 Jones Beach Air Show Welcomes Summer on Long Island

Break out the beach towels and welcome summer with the Air Show at Jones Beach. The eight annual Air Show will help celebrate America's Centennial of Naval Aviation.

Family Travel: Indoor Water Parks in the Northeast

Family Travel: Indoor Water Parks in the Northeast

Indoor water parks are a perfect family vacation option during the cold winter months. We've rounded up six awesome indoor water parks that are within easy traveling distance of the New York metro area.

Family Travel on a Budget: San Juan, Puerto Rico

Family Travel on a Budget: San Juan, Puerto Rico

San Juan, Puerto Rico's capital, is tropical, picturesque, and loaded with family-friendly options.

Family Travel: Maine's Kennebunk Region

Family Travel: Maine's Kennebunk Region

The Kennebunk region of southern Maine offers visitors a taste of old New England charm by the sea. Find out what family-friendly attractions this area has in store, from fabulous seafood to beautiful beaches and resorts, all in the air of a rustic sea town.

Summer Activities at Bayville Adventure Park

Summer Activities at Bayville Adventure Park

If you're looking for a family outing on Long Island this summer, see what attractions and pirate-filled fun awaits you at Bayville Adventure Park in Bayville, NY.

How to Prepare Your Family for Ocean Swimming

How to Prepare Your Family for Ocean Swimming

Consult our tips before you head to the shore this summer, and be confident that your children are prepared for swimming in the ocean.

Summer Fun in the Parks and on the Water on Long Island

Summer Fun in the Parks and on the Water on Long Island

Check out our roundup of parks and outdoor activities for families in Nassau and Suffolk Counties on Long Island.

Summer Fun in the Parks and on the Water in New York City

Summer Fun in the Parks and on the Water in New York City

Check out our roundup of parks and outdoor activities for families in New York City, including Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens.

Summer Fun in the Parks and on the Water in Rockland, Westchester, and Fairfield Counties

Summer Fun in the Parks and on the Water in Rockland, Westchester, and Fairfield Counties

Check out our roundup of parks and outdoor activities for families in Rockland and Westchester Counties, NY, and Fairfield, CT.

Family Outing: Brooklyn's Prospect Park

Family Outing: Brooklyn's Prospect Park

Families looking for some outdoor activity in Brooklyn are sure to find something that interests them in Prospect Park. Spanning 585 acres, the park is situated between many popular neighborhoods and attractions and has something to offer everyone, from picnics to carousel rides to sea lion shows.

Summer Family Outing in Westchester County, NY: Rainbeau Ridge's Open Farm Days

Summer Family Outing in Westchester County, NY: Rainbeau Ridge's Open Farm Days

See what activities and events Rainbeau Ridge, a local produce and animal farm, has in store for kids and families this summer.

Just for Moms: The Best Bathing Suits for Summer

Just for Moms: The Best Bathing Suits for Summer

If you're among the many women who have come to dread swimsuit season and its skimpy options, check out this season's more modest options that have every body type covered.

Passover Recipe: Tasty Tuna Boats

Passover Recipe: Tasty Tuna Boats

Update your Passover recipe repertoire this year with this delicious dish full of healthy ingredients and kid-pleasing decorations. Plus, see our tips for getting your kids involved in the cooking.

Passover Recipe: Pear and Apple Kugel

Passover Recipe: Pear and Apple Kugel

Update your Passover recipe repertoire this year with this delicious dessert dish full of healthy ingredients. Plus, see our tips on how to get your kids involved in the cooking.

Family Travel: Turks and Caicos, a Caribbean Paradise

Family Travel: Turks and Caicos, a Caribbean Paradise

Jillian Ryan, a freelance travel writer living in Brooklyn, outlines opportunities for family fun on the sunny Caribbean islands of Turks and Caicos.

The Hacienda Tres Rios: Where the Mayan Heavens Kiss the Sands

The Hacienda Tres Rios: Where the Mayan Heavens Kiss the Sands

Read about the sustainable Caribbean resort Hacienda Tres Rios, a "green" luxury hotel full of opportunities for family fun.

Family Travel: Bon Bini to Curacao!

Family Travel: Bon Bini to Curacao!

Curacao's balmy temperatures and white sand beaches may be enough to satisfy many families all day, but this Dutch island can provide lots of other fun activities as well.

River Day at Van Cortlandt Manor in Westchester

River Day at Van Cortlandt Manor in Westchester

This summer, explore local history and the landscape on the fifth annual River Day at Van Cortlandt Manor.




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