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Send Your Crush a Creepy-Crawly Cockroach Valentine

Send Your Crush a Creepy-Crawly Cockroach Valentine

Because roaches need love, too.

NYC To Pay Bullied Girl’s Private School Tuition

NYC To Pay Bullied Girl’s Private School Tuition

In a landmark decision by the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, New York City will pay for a learning-disabled student’s private school tuition.

Outrageous Milkshakes are Taking New York City By Storm

Outrageous Milkshakes are Taking New York City By Storm

Black Tap Craft Burgers & Beer's milkshakes are sure to be the most delicious and creative shakes you’ve ever tried.

NYC Students’ Weight Loss Affected by School Water Dispensers

NYC Students’ Weight Loss Affected by School Water Dispensers

Research shows that schools that have water jets in schools have lower obesity rates in children.

Where to Celebrate the Lunar New Year in the New York City Area

Where to Celebrate the Lunar New Year in the New York City Area

The Lunar New Year is on February 8th, this year. Here's where to celebrate in New York City and the surrounding area.

Summer Arts Camp Welcomes New Executive Director

Summer Arts Camp Welcomes New Executive Director

USDAN Summer Camp of the Arts encourages children to explore freely and develop artistic skills, during multiple sessions running from June 27 through August 12.

Pre-K Enrollment Begins Jan. 25 in New York City

Pre-K Enrollment Begins Jan. 25 in New York City

Pre-K enrollment in New York City starts Jan. 25. Are you ready?

Where to Celebrate Black History Month in the New York City Area

Where to Celebrate Black History Month in the New York City Area

Celebrate and honor Black History Month by visiting one of these attractions in the New York area.

Liberty Science Center Welcomes Sid the Science Kid

Liberty Science Center Welcomes Sid the Science Kid

Sid the Science Kid exhibit opens at Liberty Science Center in New Jersey.

Sand Tiger Shark Nursery Found in Long Island’s Great South Bay

Sand Tiger Shark Nursery Found in Long Island’s Great South Bay

Workers at the New York Aquarium have discovered a nursery ground for sand tiger sharks on Long Island’s Great South Bay.

'MTV’s 16 and Pregnant' Star Makes Controversial Statements About Going on ‘Dates’ With Son’

'MTV’s 16 and Pregnant' Star Makes Controversial Statements About Going on ‘Dates’ With Son’

MTV's "16 and Pregnant" star posts controversial statements on Facebook about going on 'dates' with her six-year-old son.

American Girl’s 2016 Girl of the Year™ Announced

American Girl’s 2016 Girl of the Year™ Announced

2016's American Girl doll, Lea Clark, is here and ready for adventure!

NYC Schools Celebrate Lunar New Year

NYC Schools Celebrate Lunar New Year

For the first time, New York City schools will be observing the Lunar New Year.

Where to Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in the New York City Area

Where to Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in the New York City Area

Celebrate and honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a variety of events and memorials in your community. Here are some suggestions for families to experience.

New Study: Differences in Family Income Affect How Parents Raise Their Children

New Study: Differences in Family Income Affect How Parents Raise Their Children

According to a recent report in The New York Times covering a new Pew Research Center survey, family income levels make an impact on how parents rear their children.

Five Families Discuss Their School Choices

Five Families Discuss Their School Choices

Five area families discuss why they chose the type of school to which they send their children—parochial, charter, public, or private—and the benefits they found in each school setting.

Dinosaur Ice Sculptures Roar Into Bryant Park

Dinosaur Ice Sculptures Roar Into Bryant Park

Arts Brookfield hosted its Grace-ful Ice: Dinosaurs carving demonstration in front of Grace Plaza, where artists created dinosaur sculptures out of ice.

IDNYC Card Holders Receive Added Benefits

IDNYC Card Holders Receive Added Benefits

IDNYC released their list of updated benefits and discounts for all municipal ID holders.

Amazon Stops Sale of Hoverboards Because of Safety Concerns

Amazon Stops Sale of Hoverboards Because of Safety Concerns

Top online retailers, like Amazon and Overstock, have stopped selling hoverboards because of safety concerns.

President Signs New 'Free Range Kids' Legislation

President Signs New 'Free Range Kids' Legislation

President Obama signs new legislation that gives parents the right to determine if their children are old enough to walk to school alone

United Airlines Sends Sick Kids on a

United Airlines Sends Sick Kids on a "Fantasy Flight' to the North Pole

United Airlines organized a special flight for sick children to fly to the North Pole at Newark Liberty International Airport, where they met Santa Claus, Mickey Mouse, Minions, and Batman.

What’s Open in NYC on Christmas Day

What’s Open in NYC on Christmas Day

Check out these great ideas for what to do with kids on Christmas Day in NYC!

Santa Asks a Little Girl What She Wants for Christmas Using Sign Language

Santa Asks a Little Girl What She Wants for Christmas Using Sign Language

Mali Phoenix Williams-Cody, 3, struggles with speech and language, but when she visited Santa Claus at the Cleveland Centre mall in Middlebrough, U.K., Santa was able to communicate using sign language!

Bowl a Strike at Bowlmor and a Dollar Will be Donated to Feeding America

Bowl a Strike at Bowlmor and a Dollar Will be Donated to Feeding America

Bowlmor AMF has teamed up with Fighting America from December 18 to January 3 to host the third annual Jingle Bowl, where a dollar will be donated to for every strike bowled.

Parents Surprise Daughters With an Adopted Baby Brother Under the Christmas Tree

Parents Surprise Daughters With an Adopted Baby Brother Under the Christmas Tree

Parents surprise their daughters by giving them the best present ever - an adopted baby brother under the Christmas Tree!




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