New York’s First Lady Chirlane McCray is launching a book club and welcoming New Yorkers to not only join, but also come to Gracie Mansion to discuss the selected books this spring.
A new paper just released by youcubed, a Stanford University center dedicated to giving research based mathematics resources to teachers and parents, is supporting the use of visual mathematics.
Friday, April 8th is National Empanada Day and Pollo Campero, the world’s largest Latin chicken restaurant brand, is celebrating by treating guests to free empanadas.
New York State's new budget includes a paid family and medical leave requirement.
Smoking during pregnancy may cause alterations to the baby’s DNA, according to a new study.
Thomas the Train fans will surely be excited to know that Thomas Land, the largest permanent Thomas & Friends attraction in North America, is set to reopen for its second season on May 28th.
Nine great animals for families and tips on which one might be best for your family pet.
Gerber issued a voluntary recall for certain organic pouches due to product spoilage during transport and handling.
New York developed a Zika Plan should the virus make its way to the region.
Disney announced a live production of its hit musical film Frozen will hit Broadway in spring 2018.
The American Museum of Natural History is opening a new exhibit called “Dinosaurs Among Us” on March 21 that will compare dinosaurs to modern-day birds.
Beloved children’s author and illustrator Mo Willems now has an exhibit all about his work at the New-York Historical Society.
An annual health report released this week gives a detailed picture of the health of New York City and its surrounding areas, with Manhattan named the healthiest of the five boroughs, according to amNewYork.
After being closed for over three years, the South Street Seaport Museum is finally reopening its doors with a new exhibit called “Street of Ships: The Port and Its People.”
Keep Music Alive, an organization that advocates music education, is celebrating Teach Music America Week by offering one free, 30-minute lesson.
President Obama announced the new Community Diaper Program for families in need and Huggies is donating 22 million diapers.
Springtime, particularly April and May is the time for the beautiful cherry blossoms to bloom in the NYC area. Here's where you can see them!
The Seeds of Change Grant Program, which will award a total of $300,000 to school and community gardens, is accepting applications through March 28.
Dairy Queen is celebrating its 76th anniversary by giving away free cones on Tuesday March 15, 2016.
Common Sense Media launches a new ratings system evaluating character strengths and values in youth media at South by Southwest media conference in Austin this week.
The American Youth Soccer Organization recently announced a change to its rules regarding heading the soccer ball in under-11 and under-12 divisions.
Is your child looking for his first summer job? Has she aged out of camp, but doesn't want to give it up? Here's why young adults should consider being a camp counselor.
A significant number of New York families are more than satisfied with their experience with universal Pre-K, a survey reported by the New York Daily News revealed.
Educators behind a charter school for autistic students in East Harlem hope to open up another location in the South Bronx in time for the 2017-18 school year.
Kiddle, a new Internet search engine, aims to make web browsing safe for kids.