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Faith Prince: Hilarious in 'The Little Mermaid'

Faith Prince: Hilarious in 'The Little Mermaid'

A Saturday matinee at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre and the pre-show flurry are pretty much what you’d expect – only better – at Broadway's 'The Little Mermaid.'

Alison Sweeney: The Biggest Loser’s Advocate Mom

Alison Sweeney: The Biggest Loser’s Advocate Mom

While awfully good at playing it bad as Sami Brady on Days of Our Lives, and serving as host of the popular TV reality show The Biggest Loser – actress/mom Alison Sweeney has recently taken on another role: advocate for allergy sufferers.

Movie Ratings for Kids...

Movie Ratings for Kids...

Taking your child, no matter his age, to movies for which he is not emotionally ready is a very big deal. This is the perfect time to think about the type of movies you will allow your child to see and how to communicate this...

Baseball’s League of Nations: A Salute to Native American Baseball Players

Baseball’s League of Nations: A Salute to Native American Baseball Players

The new exhibition at the Stamford Museum & Nature Center, presents images and biographical sketches of many Native American baseball players,

Sister Rivalry

Sister Rivalry

Fed up with your daughters’ constant bickering? The ABC TV news show, 20/20 would like to step in and help.

Atlantis Marine World Aquarium on Long Island

Atlantis Marine World Aquarium on Long Island

Contemplating a day trip with the family that’s not too distant, yet far enough away to make the kids feel like they are out of their element? Consider Atlantis Marine World in Riverhead, where nature and science, blend with legend and entertainment for a fun, under the sea adventure.

Parks in Westchester, Rockland, Fairfield County & Long Island

Parks in Westchester, Rockland, Fairfield County & Long Island

Here are some of the best local parks in Westchester, Rockland, and Fairfield, Nassau, & Suffolk Counties!

'Bob the Builder™' Returns with a LIVE Show for Kids!

'Bob the Builder™' Returns with a LIVE Show for Kids!

Back on a U.S. tour for the first time in five years, Bob the Builder and his machine team take kids on a singing, dancing, and, of course, building adventure in Bob the 'Builder™ LIVE! Spud’s Big Mess.'

Day Trips: Rye Playland in Westchester

Day Trips: Rye Playland in Westchester

For more than 80 years, Rye Playland — America’s first completely planned amusement park and a National Historic Landmark — has created memories for generations of Westchester families.

Day Trips - Nassau County: Living History at Sagamore Hill

Day Trips - Nassau County: Living History at Sagamore Hill

Sagamore Hill is maintained by the National Park Service and is the only presidential site on Long Island (known as the Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site).

Fun and Games for Kids in May...

Fun and Games for Kids in May...

See what new, fun games and books came out this month for kids!

New Places, New Programs on Long Island - May '09

New Places, New Programs on Long Island - May '09

Take a look at some new buzzing programs & places on Long Island...

Classic Toys in the 21st Century

Classic Toys in the 21st Century

This year marks major birthdays for many favorite toys. In 2009, Pinocchio celebrates his 70th birthday and Barbie her 50th; the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles turn 25, and SpongeBob is already 10.

'Wicked': A Behind the Scenes Tour of the Broadway Musical

'Wicked': A Behind the Scenes Tour of the Broadway Musical

Welcome to Behind the Emerald Curtain (BEC), brainchild of veteran 'Wicked' actors Sean McCourt and Anthony Galde,* two musical-theater pros/dads whose weekly behind-the-scenes tour-de-'Wicked' offers the ultimate peek at what makes a Broadway blockbuster tick.

Family Fun Day in Westchester

Family Fun Day in Westchester

ave an enjoyable day out with the whole family and support a worthy cause at the same time, at the Community YMCA of Northern Westchester’s 7th Annual Family Fun Day.

Broadway Bound!: NYC Theater Arts Center at Queensborough Community College

Broadway Bound!: NYC Theater Arts Center at Queensborough Community College

Karen Mason, Broadway star of 'Sunset Boulevard,' 'Mama Mia,' and 'Hairspray' is joining the staff at NYC Theater Arts Center at Queensborough Community College this summer.

Celebrity Parents: Cynthia Nixon — Actor & Mom

Celebrity Parents: Cynthia Nixon — Actor & Mom

Cynthia Nixon is best known for playing lawyer Miranda Hobbes on the hit TV show 'Sex and the City' and its record-breaking big screen follow-up in 2008. Lucky New York theatergoers, however, are privy to another aspect of the Emmy-winner’s acting gifts...

How Famous Moms Take a Break: Excerpts from 'If You Give a Mom a Martini...'

How Famous Moms Take a Break: Excerpts from 'If You Give a Mom a Martini...'

Just in time for Mother’s Day, Julie Klappas and Lyss Stern, two NeYC moms, have written a new book to help us remember. In 'If You Give a Mom a Martini … 100 Ways to Find 10 Blissful Minutes for Yourself' (Random House $16.95), they present a collection of ways that their stressed-out counterparts take time for themselves.

Mother's Day Recipe: Build a Bagel Face

Mother's Day Recipe: Build a Bagel Face

Here’s a food craft that you can set up in advance & the kids can have fun with on their own. Then, when they serve up their creations, you can all share a tasty meal & a good laugh!

Mother's Day Crafts

Mother's Day Crafts

Make a flowery paper mâché vase with blooming flowers this Mother's Day...

Earthly Messages in a Sci-Fi Film for Kids: 'Battle for Terra'

Earthly Messages in a Sci-Fi Film for Kids: 'Battle for Terra'

Roadside Attractions’ 'Battle for Terra', the new the sci-fi, CG-animated movie for kids, opens May 1st!!

Aladdin’s Whole New World on Stage in Park Slope

Aladdin’s Whole New World on Stage in Park Slope

One of the most famous of Scheherazade’s 1001 Tales of the Arabian Nights, Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp is coming to the Puppetworks stage.

Mini Museum for Kids in Long Island

Mini Museum for Kids in Long Island

The Nassau County Museum of Art in Roslyn welcomes families with young children to enjoy the new, kid-friendly, culturally appealing Ridder MiniArtMuseum.

The Gazillion Bubble Show...an Off-Broadway Family Show

The Gazillion Bubble Show...an Off-Broadway Family Show

The Gazillion Bubble Show is a multi-sensory force to be reckoned with, one that delivers a blend of Vegas glitz, technical prowess and mesmerizing beauty.

Making Matzah with Your Children for Passover

Making Matzah with Your Children for Passover

A great way to teach your children the Passover story is to make matzah with them, just like the Jewish slaves did thousands of years ago.




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