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Jamaica, Queens, is the Next Hot NYC Neighborhood

Jamaica, Queens, is the Next Hot NYC Neighborhood

New Yorkers tired of the sky-high rents in Manhattan and Queens should take a look at Queens, specifically Jamaica.

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!

Camps R Us Day Camp Expands to New Queens Location

Camps R Us Day Camp Expands to New Queens Location

Camps R Us is opening a new location in Queens this summer.

New Orthodontics Office Opens in Flushing

New Orthodontics Office Opens in Flushing

New orthodontics office, My Smiles Orthodontics, opens in Flushing.

Mathnasium Bayside Updates Curriculum for New Common Core Exam

Mathnasium Bayside Updates Curriculum for New Common Core Exam

Mathnasium Bayside has updated its test preparation curriculum to accommodate the new Common Core test.

Flushing Town Hall’s 2015 Holiday Events

Flushing Town Hall’s 2015 Holiday Events

The Winter Holiday Festival, Holiday Historic House Tour, and Holiday Market are just a few of the events happening this December at Flushing Town Hall.

Thanksgiving Activities For Kids in New York City

Thanksgiving Activities For Kids in New York City

A roundup of Thanksgiving 2016 events in and around the New York City area.

Bakery in Long Island City Offering Holiday Workshops

Bakery in Long Island City Offering Holiday Workshops

Pink Canary Desserts offers holiday dessert making workshops.

Mathnasium of Forest Hills Rolls Out New Enrichment Program

Mathnasium of Forest Hills Rolls Out New Enrichment Program

Mathnasium of Forest Hills launched a new enrichment program last month.

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.

Renanim Preschool Opens New UPK and After-School Homework Help Programs

Renanim Preschool Opens New UPK and After-School Homework Help Programs

Renanim Preschool and Summer Camp now has a UPK program as well as an after-school homework help program with licensed Department of Education teachers.

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.”

Celebrate Halloween in Rocket Park with the NY Hall of Science

Celebrate Halloween in Rocket Park with the NY Hall of Science

Celebrate this Halloween, Saturday, Oct. 31, with hands-on science and culture, at the fourth annual Dead or Alive in Rocket Park with New York Hall of Science.

Music Learning Center Opens in Little Neck

Music Learning Center Opens in Little Neck

Joyce Music Center, which offers piano, guitar, and flute lessons, recently opened in Little Neck.

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.

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.

Tutoring Service Offers Reading and Writing Help In-Home and Online

Tutoring Service Offers Reading and Writing Help In-Home and Online

Write Guide NYC, an online and in-home tutoring service, recently began offering its services in Queens and Eastern Long Island. The tutoring service offers reading and writing tutoring.

Reggio Preschool Opens in Rego Park-Forest Hills

Reggio Preschool Opens in Rego Park-Forest Hills

Kuei Luck Early Childhood Center aims to open in October. The preschool follows the Reggio approach to learning in which children learn through play, and is a Mandarin immersion school.

Queens Dance School Offers New Classes for Tots and Teens

Queens Dance School Offers New Classes for Tots and Teens

Jorday Rivera's Dance Studio, a Forest Hills studio that offers dance classes for kids and teens, now offers belly dancing for young girls, salsa for toddlers and young girls, and tap and jazz classes for tweens and teens.

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.

Mathnasium Launches Tutoring Plus Program

Mathnasium Launches Tutoring Plus Program

Mathnasium of Astoria, a math-only learning center, will offer a math tutoring program geared toward high school students beginning in September.




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