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Ice Skating at Rockefeller Center 2015 Season Info

Ice Skating at Rockefeller Center 2015 Season Info

The Rink at Rockefeller Center opens its ice to the public on Tuesday, October 13. Read on to find out about opening day activities, the 2015 season schedule, and fun extras that Rockefeller Center has in store for visitors this winter.

The Top Holiday Toys for Kids 2015

The Top Holiday Toys for Kids 2015

The Toy Insider gives us the scoop on the holiday toys for kids that will be flying off the shelves this year. Time to get your shopping list together!

The Joys of the Mom-and-Pop Toy Store

The Joys of the Mom-and-Pop Toy Store

In the age of big box stores that have everything you need in one place, mom-and-pop toy stores are thriving. Find out why, and the benefits of buying from your neighborhood toy store.

The Uni: Pop-Up Reading and Art in Public Spaces

The Uni: Pop-Up Reading and Art in Public Spaces

A pop-up reading room and drawing cart is bringing arts, inspiration, and learning to public spaces across NYC for free. Learn more about The Uni!

Halloween Movies for Kids and Families

Halloween Movies for Kids and Families

If your kids like a little spookiness along with their tricks and treats, this list of scary (but not too scary!) Halloween movies for kids and families compiled by Common Sense Media is sure to hit just the right note.

October DVD, Streaming, and Theater Releases

October DVD, Streaming, and Theater Releases

Common Sense Media shares what you need to know about the movies available in October on DVD and streaming, plus a preview of "Pan".

WATCH: 3rd and 4th Graders in NYC Share the Questions They’ll Ask Pope Francis on Friday

WATCH: 3rd and 4th Graders in NYC Share the Questions They’ll Ask Pope Francis on Friday

Local NYC school children spoke with The Seventy Four about what they might ask Pope Francis when visits Our Lady Queen of Angels school in East Harlem during his visit to the United States.

Local Teen Awarded for His Charity Work to Save Elephants

Local Teen Awarded for His Charity Work to Save Elephants

Josh Kauderer of Englewood, NJ, has been awarded the 2015 Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes for his work to save elephants through his nonprofit organization Elephant Highway.

Fall TV Preview: 5 Top Shows for Families

Fall TV Preview: 5 Top Shows for Families

Superheroes, puppets, and a family-friendly variety show highlight this season's roster.

NYC 10-Year-Old Gives 400 Kids Care Bears

NYC 10-Year-Old Gives 400 Kids Care Bears

Ten-year-old Zachary Kaplan partnered with Care Bears to give 400 at-risk children teddy bears as part of Care Bears National #ShareYourCare Day on Sept. 9.

SpongeBob SquarePants Broadway Production in the Works

SpongeBob SquarePants Broadway Production in the Works

Everyone's favorite porous pineapple dweller is bringing all of Bikini Bottom to the stage. With a world premiere set for 2016 in Chicago, fans can expect a Spongebob Squarepants musical on Broadway in NYC for the 2016-2017 season.

Meet the Winner and Finalists of Our 2015 Cover Contest

Meet the Winner and Finalists of Our 2015 Cover Contest

Presenting the winner of our 2015 cover contest, plus a peek behind the scenes at our photo shoot with all eight awesome finalists, photographed at PhotoOp NYC, and sponsorship provided by Appaman, Pear Tree Greetings, and CityPass.

Pley Offers Lego Rental Service and Unique Lego Sets

Pley Offers Lego Rental Service and Unique Lego Sets

Dubbed the "Netflix for Legos," Pley is a subscription service that lets you rent unlimited Legos each month, including several exclusive sets not available outside the service.

Sky Zone Bethel Launches Birthday Party Giveaway

Sky Zone Bethel Launches Birthday Party Giveaway

Your child can win a birthday party from Sky Zone Bethel, one of the best trampoline parks in Connecticut, by answering one simple question on Facebook. We give you the details on how to enter!

Standardized Test Questions: How Would You Do?

Standardized Test Questions: How Would You Do?

The New York State Department of Education has released sample questions from the standardized tests given to students in grades three through eight.

How Friendships Change When You Become a Dad

How Friendships Change When You Become a Dad

So you think your relationships won’t change after having kids? Think again. Here's how your relationships may change with your partner, friends, and family when you become a father, and what you can do about it.

Is Your Kid Lego Obsessed? No Worries!

Is Your Kid Lego Obsessed? No Worries!

While the little bricks hurt when you step on them barefoot, the are a beneficial toy for your kids to build with, both for educational and entertainment purposes. Are your kids obsessed with this STEM activity? Immerse them in building at Legoland's new hotel in Florida.

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.

New York State Law Benefits Those Who Require ABA

New York State Law Benefits Those Who Require ABA

A New York state law now requires insurances to cover up to 680 hours of applied behavior analysis for children with autism spectrum disorder.

Harlem Globetrotters Player Sweet J Attempts 150-Foot Trick Shot in this Video

Harlem Globetrotters Player Sweet J Attempts 150-Foot Trick Shot in this Video

Harlem Globetrotters basketball player Sweet J Ekworomadu recently visited Morey's Piers in Wildwoods, New Jersey. She and fellow player Bull Bullard hopped on the AtmosFEAR ride and from 150-feet up in the air, Sweet J attempts a trick shot in this exciting video.

Sesame Amigos!

Sesame Amigos!

Just when you think Sesame Street can't get any better...Sesame Street & Univision are launching Sesame Amigos, their first-ever Spanish language show for U.S. audiences.

New York Ranks 4th in States with Best Disability Services

New York Ranks 4th in States with Best Disability Services

New York State ranks fourth in the nation for states that have the best services for individuals with special needs and their families.

Massive New Attraction Coming to Staten Island

Massive New Attraction Coming to Staten Island

The New York Wheel, on the Staten Island shoreline, will be the largest of its kind in the world, creating a major new attraction for travelers on the Staten Island Ferry and others who venture to that borough.

Sweet Memories of FAO Schwarz

Sweet Memories of FAO Schwarz

The flagship FAO Schwarz toy store is shutting down for good. Visits there were always about the experience more than the toys--but oh, how magical, those visits were.

10 Tips & Tools for Organizing Your Family Life

10 Tips & Tools for Organizing Your Family Life

Deciding that you're going to organize your family life is one hurdle to get over. So here are 10 tips and tools to make it easier to organize your life and get a clutter-free home.




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