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QUIZ: What NYC Neighborhood Are You?

QUIZ: What NYC Neighborhood Are You?

Choosing where to live in the city that never sleeps can be a bit difficult. That’s why we came up with this quiz to help you pick the best New York City neighborhood for you and your family. It’s no secret that New Yorkers have options. We are met with endless choices when it comes to food, entertainment, and even how we get around town. But sometimes choosing where to live in the city that never sleeps can be a bit difficult. That’s why we came up with this quiz to help you pick the best neighborhood for you and your family. Are you a Brooklyn mama who loves to keep it local or an Upper East Side mom who prefers things luxe? Or perhaps an Astoria mom who revels in all the city has to offer?

NYC High School Graduation Rates Are up in 2015

NYC High School Graduation Rates Are up in 2015

The Department of Education reports an overall rise in graduation rates in New York City, despite tougher requirements for students to receive diplomas.

NYC’s First German Dual Language Program Now Accepting Applications

NYC’s First German Dual Language Program Now Accepting Applications

P.S. 17 Hendy D. Woodworth in Williamsburg, is the city’s first German dual language program and is now accepting applications.

Why Do You Love Your Hometown? #NYMP Contest

Why Do You Love Your Hometown? #NYMP Contest

Win FREE family memberships to great area attractions, such as Legoland Westchester, the Children's Museum of Manhattan, and Long Island Children's Museum. To enter, just tell us why you love your hometown or borough!

Prospect Park Zoo Welcomes New Hamadryas Baboon Baby

Prospect Park Zoo Welcomes New Hamadryas Baboon Baby

A Hamadryas baboon was born to mother, Kaia and father, Bole on October 22.

Brooklyn Patriot Soccer Club Opens its Own Indoor Facility

Brooklyn Patriot Soccer Club Opens its Own Indoor Facility

Brooklyn Patriots Soccer Club recently opened a facility of its own, called Soccer R Us.

Brooklyn-Based Speech Buddies Launches Online Marketplace

Brooklyn-Based Speech Buddies Launches Online Marketplace

Speech Buddies Connect is an online marketplace that connects families with children with speech issues with local speech professionals.

Red Panda Cubs Introduced at Prospect Park Zoo

Red Panda Cubs Introduced at Prospect Park Zoo

Two red panda cubs born over the summer at the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Prospect Park Zoo have made their public debut.

Thanksgiving Activities For Kids in New York City

Thanksgiving Activities For Kids in New York City

A roundup of Thanksgiving 2015 events in and around the New York City area.

Pinot’s Palette Offers Painting Classes for Kids

Pinot’s Palette Offers Painting Classes for Kids

Pinot's Palette in Park Slope offers painting classes for kids and adults.

A Reckless Driver Killed My Son

A Reckless Driver Killed My Son

A mom works to make the streets safer, so that no other family has to endure the excruciating pain of losing a child in an avoidable traffic crash.

How To Celebrate Diwali In NYC

How To Celebrate Diwali In NYC

Check out these places to celebrate Diwali in New York City.

Andrew Lloyd Webber Donates $150 Million for NYC Music Programs

Andrew Lloyd Webber Donates $150 Million for NYC Music Programs

Iconic Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber has donated $150,000 to the City of New York’s Fund for Public Schools as part of a new initiative called “Rock the Schools.”

Experienced Speech-Language Pathologist Joins MSKA LLC

MKSA LLC, which offers speech therapy and early intervention services for children in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, and Long Island, welcomes Betty Aboff, M.A., CCC-SLP, as a speech-language pathologist in Brooklyn and Queens.

Family-Friendly Opera for the Holidays

Family-Friendly Opera for the Holidays

The Metropolitan Opera will host family-friendly opera showings this year, including The Barber of Seville and screenings of The Magic Flute, as well as half-price tickets for children younger than 18.

Pediatric Orthodontics Added to Brooklyn and Manhattan Dental Practice

Pediatric Orthodontics Added to Brooklyn and Manhattan Dental Practice

Kaufman Children's Dental Hospital, which has dental practices in Manhattan and Brooklyn, now offers orthodontic services for kids and adolescents in both locations.

Game-Based Learning for NYC Students with Special Needs

Game-Based Learning for NYC Students with Special Needs

Connect the Kids NYC and KNeoWorld Inc. have teamed up to raise money through an Indegogo campaign to supply tablets and game-based learning software to students with special needs in NYC.

New Bill Proposes Modifying Happy Meals with Healthier Options

New Bill Proposes Modifying Happy Meals with Healthier Options

If passed, the proposed Healthy Happy Meals Bill will improve the nutritional value of fast food meals targeted at children in NYC.

Inspired Play at NYC's Imagination Playground

Inspired Play at NYC's Imagination Playground

Bring your kids to Imagination Playground on October 3-4 at FDR Four Freedoms Park to inspire them to get creative with self-directed free play.

Max Adventures Offers Private Birthday Parties in Marine Park

Max Adventures Offers Private Birthday Parties in Marine Park

Max Adventures, which open this summer, offers 2-hour birthday parties for kids in Marine Park. The birthday party location in Brooklyn offers a laser maze, glow parties, soft play area, and more.

Grant Allows Catholic Academy to Expand School Programs

Grant Allows Catholic Academy to Expand School Programs

St. Stanislaus Kostka Catholic Academy, a private school in Brooklyn, was awarded an educational grant, which it is using to upgrade the STEM lab and continue to support its literacy and Spanish Language programs.

For NYC Public Schools, a Short September Schedule

For NYC Public Schools, a Short September Schedule

Thanks to a confluence of calendar quirks, New York City public school students will have classes only 12 days in all of September--delighted children and confounding parents.

Prospect Heights Children’s Studio and Store Now Open

Prospect Heights Children’s Studio and Store Now Open

Tykes in the Heights, a children's store and activity center, recently opened in Prospect Heights. The store offers classes such as sing-alongs, art and creative movement, mommy-and-me time, and creative workshops for kids of all ages.

Kings Bay Y Appoints New Director of Early Childhood Education

Kings Bay Y Appoints New Director of Early Childhood Education

Kings Bay Y at North Williamsburg recently appointed Ilana Friedman, M.Ed., as the new director of early childhood education. Friedman is adding new elements to boost the preschool and pre-K class programming.

That Inspirational Poem Going Viral? It's by a Brooklyn Teen

That Inspirational Poem Going Viral? It's by a Brooklyn Teen

'Worst Day Ever?'--a poem being shared on social media by millions--came from the mind of a 17-year-old Brooklyn teen.




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