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8 NYC Schools Named Top Innovative Schools in U.S.

8 NYC Schools Named Top Innovative Schools in U.S.

Eight New York schools named to the Top Innovative Schools list in a country-wide round-up of boundary breaking educational institutions.

Should You Still Be Eating Processed Meat? Experts Weigh In.

Should You Still Be Eating Processed Meat? Experts Weigh In.

Several experts weigh in on the World Health Organization's announcement that processed meat causes cancer.

Fall TV Roundup for Kids and a November Theater Release

Fall TV Roundup for Kids and a November Theater Release

Common Sense Media shares ratings for three new fall shows for kids and families, plus what to anticipate in the November release of 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2'.

The State of the Kid: 2015 Survey Results

The State of the Kid: 2015 Survey Results

Highlights magazine released its annual “State of the Kid” report for 2015, focusing on three main areas: discipline, indulgence, and competition.

Sesame Street Introduces a New Character Who Has Autism

Sesame Street Introduces a New Character Who Has Autism

As part of a new initiative to destigmatize autism, Sesame Street is introducing Julia, a new character who has autism, and with it resources for parents to use.

NY Cosmos in Playoff Contention

NY Cosmos in Playoff Contention

The New York Cosmos, part of the North American Soccer League, is headed into Championship Semifinals in early November. But don't miss the chance to see the last two home games of the 2015 season!

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!

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.




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