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Food Delivery Services in the NY Metro Area

Food Delivery Services in the NY Metro Area

A roundup of grocery, meal, restaurant, and make-your-own meal delivery services available in the New York metro area, plus snack box subscription services.

2016 Cultural Festivals and Events in the New York Area

2016 Cultural Festivals and Events in the New York Area

Check out our guide to New York's cultural events and festivals for 2016.

NYC’s Top 10 Playgrounds: One Mom’s View

NYC’s Top 10 Playgrounds: One Mom’s View

NYC has more than 1,700 parks and playgrounds across the five boroughs. Here are our top 10 favorite playgrounds.

Where to Celebrate Earth Day throughout the New York City Region

Where to Celebrate Earth Day throughout the New York City Region

Spring is finally here, and it's the perfect time to get outside with the family and celebrate our beautiful planet! Here's our round up Earth Day events happening all month, and on Friday, April 22 throughout NYC's five boroughs and the surrounding regions.

Awesome Places to Play Laser Tag in the Tri-State Area

Awesome Places to Play Laser Tag in the Tri-State Area

Check out these nine places to play laster tag in the New York City area.

African American History Landmarks in the New York Area

African American History Landmarks in the New York Area

We put together a list of some of the New York region's important public monuments and statues that commemorate famous African Americans who contributed to American history, from the Civil War through Civil Rights. Check out these historical landmarks and buildings in Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, Long Island, Westchester, and Connecticut .

Roller Rinks in the New York City Area

Roller Rinks in the New York City Area

Check out these Roller Skating Rinks in the New York City area.

Indoor Play Spaces and Activities on Long Island

Indoor Play Spaces and Activities on Long Island

A roundup of indoor activities and play spaces on Long Island.

Indoor Play Spaces and Activities in New York City

Indoor Play Spaces and Activities in New York City

A roundup of indoor activities and play spaces in New York City.

Indoor Play Spaces and Activities in Rockland, Westchester, and Fairfield Counties

Indoor Play Spaces and Activities in Rockland, Westchester, and Fairfield Counties

A roundup of indoor activities and play spaces in Rockland, Westchester, and Fairfield counties.

Family-Friendly International Restaurants in Queens

Family-Friendly International Restaurants in Queens

No need to get in an airplane to give your kids a taste of cuisines from a wide array of cultures, including Burmese, Malaysian, Russian, and Pakistani. Just hop on the subway to Queens to dip your spoon in the melting pot!

Celebrating Alice's 150th Birthday

Celebrating Alice's 150th Birthday

This fall, events all over New York City are commemorating the 150th Anniversary of Lewis Carroll's beloved classic, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.

Find the After-School Activity That Makes Your Kid Smile

Find the After-School Activity That Makes Your Kid Smile

Ah, fall. Crisp air, shiny apples, and the squeak of new sneakers. After finally getting a handle on the morning rush, all the supplies and forms, and providing a lunch they’ll actually eat, it hits us. What about after school?

Haunted Houses, Corn Mazes, and Pumpkin Activities for Kids Around NYC

Haunted Houses, Corn Mazes, and Pumpkin Activities for Kids Around NYC

Whether you’re looking for something spooky or just outdoor fall fun, these haunted houses, corn mazes, pumpkin blazes, and autumn activities in New York, Long Island, and Connecticut are sure to make this Halloween one to remember.

Gyms with Child Care in NYC, Long Island, and CT

Gyms with Child Care in NYC, Long Island, and CT

Want the flexibility of working out at the gym without having to look over your shoulder every minute to make sure your child is safe and entertained? We've rounded up a list of local gyms with child care programs in Westchester, Rockland, NYC, Long Island, and Connecticut, so kids can stay fit and have fun while you do the same.

Art Classes for Kids on Long Island

Art Classes for Kids on Long Island

If your child is an aspiring artist, it may be beneficial to enroll them in an art program. We've compiled a list of some great art studios on Long Island that offer art classes for kids in Nassau County, including Massapequa, Hempstead, Elmont, Lynbrook, New Hyde Park, Glen Cove, and Merrick and Suffolk County, including Amityville, Patchogue, Jamesport, Manorville, Northampton, and Fire Island.

The Best Kids' Bookstores in the New York City Area

The Best Kids' Bookstores in the New York City Area

If you typically order children’s books online (or scoop up hand-me-downs from friends and relatives), you’re missing out! Manhattan, Brooklyn, Long Island, and Connecticut all have something unique to offer, whether your little one is just learning to read or pursuing a new favorite. (Bonus: These options are fun for Mom and Dad, too!)

16 Unique Gifts for Kids All Made in NYC

16 Unique Gifts for Kids All Made in NYC

Each of these made-in-NYC kids' gifts is sure to thrill the recipient while you support local artisans and commerce--so go ahead, go shopping and show your city pride!

Zoos, Nature Centers, and Botanical Gardens in New Jersey and Staten Island

Zoos, Nature Centers, and Botanical Gardens in New Jersey and Staten Island

UPDATED MAY 2016: Explore zoos, nature centers and botanical gardens in New Jersey and Staten Island. Read through our guide to find petting zoos, arboretums, nature preserves, farms and public gardens, all packed with fun nature activities for the whole family. Let your little ones loose to try their hands at zoo feedings and touch tanks, explore wooded trails, and learn about exotic plants. The spring season is the perfect time to explore the outdoors.

Zoos, Nature Centers, and Botanical Gardens in NYC, Long Island, and CT

Zoos, Nature Centers, and Botanical Gardens in NYC, Long Island, and CT

UPDATED MAY 2016: Find the best zoos, nature centers, and botanical gardens in New York City; Long Island; Westchester and Rockland Counties, NY; and Fairfield County, CT.

Family Day Trips and Destinations in NY, NJ, CT, MA, and PA

Family Day Trips and Destinations in NY, NJ, CT, MA, and PA

From museums and parks to festivals and beaches, this list has something for everyone, all within easy traveling distance from the New York City area, including Upstate New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Pennsylvania.

Family-Friendly Bowling Alleys in the NY Metro Area

Family-Friendly Bowling Alleys in the NY Metro Area

Bowling alleys across the country have upgraded to appeal to kids and youth players, and New York City is no exception. Check out our list of the best bowling alleys for families in the New York metro area.

Best Beaches in the New York City Area

Best Beaches in the New York City Area

UPDATED JUNE 2015: What better way to cool off this summer than at the beach? Pack up your suits, towels, and sunscreen and head to one of these family-friendly sandy spots for a day full of sun, swimming, and sandcastle construction. There are many places to enjoy the miles of coastline in the New York City area, including Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, Staten Island, New Jersey, and Westchester and Rockland Counties.

Where to Cut Your Own Christmas Tree in the NYC Area in 2015

Where to Cut Your Own Christmas Tree in the NYC Area in 2015

Find local Christmas tree farms to cut your own Christmas tree in the New York City area, including Long Island, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Southeast New York (Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess, Orange, and Ulster counties) for the 2015 holiday season.

Where to Find New York-Area Mini Golf Courses

Where to Find New York-Area Mini Golf Courses

Miniature golf promises a fun time for all. Here's a listing of putt-putt courses throughout the New York City area, including indoor and outdoor mini golf in NYC, Long Island, Westchester County, and Rockland County.




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NYMetroParents is the parenting division of Davler Media Group and encompasses 9 regional print magazines within the greater NY metro region as well as the website (nymetroparents.com). Following the success of the first NYC parenting resource book, "Big Apple Baby," BIG APPLE PARENT was launched in 1985; it is now the largest publisher of regional parenting content in the United States.

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