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LEGO Store Flatiron Introduces Birthday Party Program

LEGO Store Flatiron Introduces Birthday Party Program

Kids can now host LEGO-themed birthday parties at the LEGO Store in the Flatiron District.

Senate Bill Requires Some NYC Day Cares to Post Report Cards

Senate Bill Requires Some NYC Day Cares to Post Report Cards

A new bill passed by the Senate on Thursday would require all NYC supervised day care providers to post report cards detailing their safety histories.

Rachael Ray Launches Petition for Free NYC School Lunches

Rachael Ray Launches Petition for Free NYC School Lunches

Rachael Ray, in conjunction with the Lunch 4 Learning (L4L) campaign, has launched a petition via Change.org urging New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio to all of NYC's public school students to have universal free lunch.

50 Things Every Kid Should Experience in NYC

50 Things Every Kid Should Experience in NYC

Our top 50 picks for things to do with your kids in New York City.

Seamless Launches Future Order Feature

Seamless Launches Future Order Feature

Seamless, the popular food ordering service, now allows users to place orders up to 72 hours in advance.

NYC Overhauling Eight Parks to Make Them More Accessible for Residents

NYC Overhauling Eight Parks to Make Them More Accessible for Residents

New York City officials announced that eight parks will undergo substantial facelifts in an effort to make the spaces more welcoming to their neighborhoods and its residents.

The Top Baby Names in New York

The Top Baby Names in New York

In New York, the top baby names of 2015 were Olivia for a girl and Liam for a boy, slightly different than the nationwide most popular names.

Teens Can Caddy Their Way to 4-Year College Scholarship

Teens Can Caddy Their Way to 4-Year College Scholarship

Caddying is not only a way to learn valuable skills, it can also earn teens a 4-year college scholarship through the Western Golf Association Evans Scholar Foundation.

Fine-Dining Club in NYC Makes Eating at Restaurants with Kids a Breeze

Fine-Dining Club in NYC Makes Eating at Restaurants with Kids a Breeze

A new fine-dining club in NYC, for young families, takes the stress out of eating out with kids.

NYC Kids Can Step into an Animated World with Pip’s Island

NYC Kids Can Step into an Animated World with Pip’s Island

It’s probably every kid’s dream to be about to step into the world of his favorite animated story, and NYC kids will get the chance to do just that with the launch of Pip’s Island.

Little Boy to Become Honorary FDNY Member

Little Boy to Become Honorary FDNY Member

As 3-year-old Trucker Dukes fights cancer, he’s found support from some local heroes—the FDNY, who will be honoring the little boy by swearing him into the New York City Fire Department as an honorary firefighter .

Huffington Post's New Series Opens Parent-Child Communication

Huffington Post's New Series Opens Parent-Child Communication

Arianna Huffington talks with us about The Huffington Post's new web series 'Talk to Me.'

Children Trust Knowledgeable Characters on Educational Shows

Children Trust Knowledgeable Characters on Educational Shows

A new study finds children trust knowledgeable characters on educational TV shows.

Where Does New York Rank Among the Best and Worst States for Working Moms?

Where Does New York Rank Among the Best and Worst States for Working Moms?

New study ranks 50 states and District of Columbia from best to worst for working mothers.

Celebrate Star Wars Day at Discovery Times Square

Celebrate Star Wars Day at Discovery Times Square

In honor of Star Wars Day on May 4, Discovery Times Square is hosting a special celebration with their Star Wars and the Power of Costume: The Exhibition display.

New Poll Shows NYC Teens' Online Behavior

New Poll Shows NYC Teens' Online Behavior

A new survey shows a discrepancy between what New York City parents think and what teens experience when online using social media, and reveals rampant cyberbullying among middle and high school aged kids.

Playground-Related Concussions on the Rise

Playground-Related Concussions on the Rise

According to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for data collected between 2001-2013, playground injuries among kids aged 14 and below are at an all-time high.

Free-Flight Bird Show Set for Seven Weekends at Bronx Zoo

Free-Flight Bird Show Set for Seven Weekends at Bronx Zoo

“Birds in Flight,” presented by JetBlue, will return to the Bronx Zoo’s historic Astor Court for seven weekends beginning Saturday and Sunday, May 7 and 8.

Being the Sibling of a Child with Special Needs

Being the Sibling of a Child with Special Needs

Their brothers and sisters have special needs, but these children face their own unique challenges—and opportunities for growth.

Report Finds that Most HS Seniors Aren’t Ready for College or Career

Report Finds that Most HS Seniors Aren’t Ready for College or Career

The results of the Nation’s Report Card are in, and it looks like the majority of high school seniors aren’t college or career ready.

The 2016 Kids' Cover Contest Is Now Open!

The 2016 Kids' Cover Contest Is Now Open!

Enter your child in the 2016 NYMetroParents Kids' Cover Contest for the chance to see your cutie on a cover of an upcoming magazine and win awesome prizes!

Architecture Firm Creates Prototype for a Vertical Park in Times Square

Architecture Firm Creates Prototype for a Vertical Park in Times Square

Shanghai-based architecture firm 100architects has created an idea for a six-floor park in Times Square called Vertical Square to make a twist on the idea of “urban parks.”

Music May Help Babies Develop Better Speech Skills

Music May Help Babies Develop Better Speech Skills

In a study published by the journal PNAS, researchers found that 9-month-old babies that listened to waltz music were able to recognize sound patterns better than those that did not.

The New NYC’s Official Family Ambassadors Are… The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles!

The New NYC’s Official Family Ambassadors Are… The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles!

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles have been recently declared the latest New York City official family ambassadors.

New Observation Tower to Open at Kreider Farms in Pennsylvania

New Observation Tower to Open at Kreider Farms in Pennsylvania

Kreider Farms, in Manheim, PA will unveil a brand new observation tower on May 3.




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