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Big Brother Ed

Big Brother Ed

Former mayor Ed Koch recently collaborated with his sister, Pat, on their second children’s book.

PAVE-ing the Way for Future Artists

PAVE-ing the Way for Future Artists

In today’s climate of ever-shrinking funding for the arts, one need only turn to a city in southern Westchester to understand the power of vision and commitment.

Bourne Identified

Bourne Identified

British choreographer and director Matthew Bourne has adapted Tim Burton’s movie, 'Edward Scissorhands', for the stage. We caught up by email to discuss Edward and other muses.

Curtain up!

Curtain up!

The (almost) new A Class Act also offers New York City kids something unique in its acting classes — the opportunity to train with Broadway professionals.

Lights, camera . . .

Lights, camera . . .

Kids are involved in drama classes throughout the city, but City Lights Youth Theatre occupies a special niche.

Singing for Somers

Singing for Somers

Somers has a star in the making. Meet Kristi Nicole, 15.

Anime: What's Safe for Kids?

Anime: What's Safe for Kids?

Anime (also known as Japanese animation) is not like most cartoons for kids, and care has to be taken when allowing them to view it.

Behind the Bat

Behind the Bat

Yankee games make for great family outings, but their hour-long behind-the-scenes tour adds an extra thrill for young baseball fans (and moms and dads).

Life Imitating Art

Life Imitating Art

The American Museum of Natural History has launched “A Night at the Museum” sleepovers.

The King Has Returned

The King Has Returned

The renowned 'Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs' exhibition has reached its only Northeast destination, and its final stop on the current U.S. tour.

Jolly Holiday

Jolly Holiday

For those parents who bemoan the loss of childhood, the Broadway 'Mary Poppins' is the perfect antidote.

Paradise Found

Paradise Found

The mega Atlantis Resort on Paradise Island, Bahamas, satisfies so many needs (except those of the budget traveler) that it seems niggling to criticize anything.

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

When cold winds blow ...

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.




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