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The Orchid Show at the New York Botanical Garden is Open

The Orchid Show at the New York Botanical Garden is Open

The 14th Annual Orchid Show, Orchidelirium, is open at the New York Botanical Garden.

New App Keeps Parents and Teachers In Touch

New App Keeps Parents and Teachers In Touch

A new app is making it easier than ever for parents and teachers to communicate about students.

Teachers Use New Hudson River Bridge to Spark Interest in STEM

Teachers Use New Hudson River Bridge to Spark Interest in STEM

As the area's first new bridge in more than 50 years arises across the Hudson River, local educators are seizing the opportunity to spark students' interest in STEM learning.

Education Panel Signs off on De Blasio's First School Closures

Education Panel Signs off on De Blasio's First School Closures

The Panel for Educational Policy approved the closing of three schools in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, the first three of 22 schools Mayor Bill de Blasio has moved to close.

LEGO Is Creating Stay-at-Home Dad and Working Mom Figures

LEGO Is Creating Stay-at-Home Dad and Working Mom Figures

The new set of LEGO minifigures were unveiled at the 67th International Toy Fair in Nurenberg, Germany.

Where to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in the New York City Area

Where to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in the New York City Area

Where to celebrate St. Patrick's Day 2016 in New York City and the surrounding regions.

Tommy Hilfiger and Runway of Dreams Launch Adaptive Clothing Line

Tommy Hilfiger and Runway of Dreams Launch Adaptive Clothing Line

Runway of Dreams, a nonprofit that collaborates with fashion designers to adapt mainstream clothing for the differently abled community, announced the launch of its collaboration with Tommy Hilfiger.

Community Supported Agriculture: Fresh Produce from the Farm to Your Table

Community Supported Agriculture: Fresh Produce from the Farm to Your Table

Think the only way to get farm fresh produce is going to the farmers' market? Think again. Here's what you need to know about CSA: community supported agriculture.

New Study: New York City Kids Who Attend Pre-k are More Likely to Try Out For Gifted Classes

New Study: New York City Kids Who Attend Pre-k are More Likely to Try Out For Gifted Classes

A new study shows that New York City kids who attend Pre-k are more likely to try out for gifted programs later on.

Shopping Cart for Special Needs Families Coming to Target

Shopping Cart for Special Needs Families Coming to Target

Caroline’s Carts are coming to Target and they will help families with children with special needs shop with greater ease.

Future NYC Doctors Awarded Scholarships for Med School

Future NYC Doctors Awarded Scholarships for Med School

A group of aspiring doctors from the New York City area have been awarded scholarships from the Health and Hospitals Corporation.

Meet Dogs From the Westminster Dog Show at Discovery Times Square

Meet Dogs From the Westminster Dog Show at Discovery Times Square

It turns out that man’s best friends have been dogs ever since the Viking era!

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show Hits NYC

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show Hits NYC

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show in New York City brings to life a beloved children's book character. Here we talk to creator, Jonathan Rockefeller about the process of putting the show together.

NYC Parents Getting More Involved with their Kids Education

NYC Parents Getting More Involved with their Kids Education

When it comes to their children’s education, NYC parents are more involved than ever, Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña told the New York Daily News.

Learn About How Vikings Actually Lived at Discovery Times Square’s New Exhibit

Learn About How Vikings Actually Lived at Discovery Times Square’s New Exhibit

Learn how the Vikings actually lived their lives and walk out of this exhibit at Discovery Times Square with a whole different perspective.

1.1 Million NYC Students to Get Free Microsoft Office

1.1 Million NYC Students to Get Free Microsoft Office

Thanks to a new partnership between New York City Public Schools and Microsoft, all of NYC’s 1.1 million students will be receiving free copies of Microsoft Office Software.

It’s Official: Childcare Now Costs More than Rent

It’s Official: Childcare Now Costs More than Rent

A new research paper from the Economic Policy Institute (EPI) has confirmed that in most parts of the U.S., families spend more on childcare than they do on rent.

'School Of Rock-The Musical' to Hold Open Call Audition in NYC

'School Of Rock-The Musical' to Hold Open Call Audition in NYC

Ever dream of being a performer on Broadway? 'School of Rock-The Musical' is holding a massive open call audition for child performers this February in New York City. Get ready to rock out!

NYC Investigates Dangers of WiFi Baby Monitors

NYC Investigates Dangers of WiFi Baby Monitors

The Department of Consumers Affairs (DCA) in New York issued a warning against the security issues of some WiFi-enabled cameras on baby monitors.

The First-Ever Play Fair Debuts in NYC

The First-Ever Play Fair Debuts in NYC

Play Fair, hosted by the Toy Industry Association and LeftField Media, will be held at the Javits Center on February 13-14.

Lego Introduces its First Disabled Figure

Lego Introduces its First Disabled Figure

Lego introduced its first ever disabled figure.

Zika Virus - What You Need to Know

Zika Virus - What You Need to Know

The Zika Virus has reached the United States. Here's what you need to know.

Barbie Gets a Makeover: Mattel Adds Three New Body Types

Barbie Gets a Makeover: Mattel Adds Three New Body Types

Barbie is receiving a makeover for the first time in 57 years. Toymaker Mattel will make the iconic toy in three new body types: tall, curvy, and petite.

Startup Raising Money for First-Ever Self-Driving 'Smart' Stroller

Startup Raising Money for First-Ever Self-Driving 'Smart' Stroller

One company is trying to raise funds for the first-ever “smart” stroller that drives itself.

Send Your Crush a Creepy-Crawly Cockroach Valentine

Send Your Crush a Creepy-Crawly Cockroach Valentine

Because roaches need love, too.




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