5 Big Kitchen Design Trends You Can Implement Now

5 Big Kitchen Design Trends You Can Implement Now

Whether you’re getting ready to remodel your kitchen and are looking for inspiration or you’re a weekend warrior looking for a quick project to spruce it up, we found the five biggest trends in kitchen design you can implement now. From pops of col...

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Chelsea: Essential Things Parents Must Know

Chelsea: Essential Things Parents Must Know

A comprehensive guide for families considering a move to Chelsea, including schools, things to do, shopping, and restaurants.

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Mamaroneck: Essential Things Parents Must Know

Mamaroneck: Essential Things Parents Must Know

As a primarily residential community on the shore of Long Island Sound, the Village of Mamaroneck is known as "The Friendly Village." Here's what you need to know if you're considering a move to the Village of Mamaroneck.

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Battery Park City: Essential Things Parents Must Know

Battery Park City: Essential Things Parents Must Know

Boasting beautiful parks and a suburban feel in downtown Manhattan, Battery Park City is a sought-after neighborhood for young families. Here's what you need to know if you're considering a move to Battery Park City.

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Greenwich: Essential Things Parents Must Know

Greenwich: Essential Things Parents Must Know

Originally developed as a resort town for New York City residents, Greenwich's mixture of modern amenities and historic structures makes it a family-friendly community. Here's what you need to know if considering a move to Greenwich, CT.

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Plainview: Essential Things Parents Must Know

Plainview: Essential Things Parents Must Know

Plainview, named as such because of the 'plain view' of Hempstead Plains visible from the top of Manetto Hill, is a family-friendly hamlet in Nassau County's Town of Oyster Bay. From it's school systems to houses of worship to things to do with kid...

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White Plains: Essential Things Parents Must Know

White Plains: Essential Things Parents Must Know

As a corporate and retail hub that combines the traditional amenities of top-quality suburban living with a vibrant urban core, White Plains is a family-friendly city in lower Westchester County. Here's what you need to know if you're considering a...

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Syosset: Essential Things Parents Must Know

Syosset: Essential Things Parents Must Know

Located within the Town of Oyster Bay, here's what parents must know about the hamlet of Syosset and the villages of Muttontown and Oyster Bay Cove if they're considering a move to the area.

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Woodbury, Long Island: Essential Things Parents Must Know

Woodbury, Long Island: Essential Things Parents Must Know

Home to a Gold Coast mansion, Woodbury, Long Island—located in Nassau County—is a family-friendly hamlet. Here's what you need to know if you're considering raising kids in Woodbury, Long Island.

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Nanuet: Essential Things Parents Must Know

Nanuet: Essential Things Parents Must Know

Nanuet is a hamlet and census-designated place in the town of Clarkstown, located in Rockland County. Here’s everything you need to know if you are considering a move to the area.

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Port Washington: Essential Things Parents Must Know

Port Washington: Essential Things Parents Must Know

Located in the Town of North Hempstead, Port Washington is a hamlet tucked away on a peninsula on Long Island’s North Shore. Here's what you need to know if you are considering moving to the area with your family.

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Larchmont: Essential Things Parents Must Know

Larchmont: Essential Things Parents Must Know

What was a 19th-century playground for New York's elite now prides itself on maintaining a family-friendly, small-town atmosphere. Here's what you need to know if you're considering moving to Larchmont.

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Roslyn: Essential Things Parents Must Know

Roslyn: Essential Things Parents Must Know

Located within the town of North Hempstead, the community of Roslyn offers an abundance of family-friendly options. Here's what you need to know if you're considering a move to the Roslyn area.

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Upper West Side: Essential Things Parents Must Know

Upper West Side: Essential Things Parents Must Know

Now considered a cultural and intellectual hub in Manhattan, the Upper West Side offers everything you could want to enrich your family's life. Here’s what you need to know if you’re considering moving your family to the Upper West Side.

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Tribeca: Essential Things Parents Must Know

Tribeca: Essential Things Parents Must Know

Though it has a reputation of being the most expensive neighborhood in Manhattan, Tribeca is a family-friendly hotspot. Here's what you need to know if you're considering a move to Tribeca.

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Upper East Side: Essential Things Parents Must Know

Upper East Side: Essential Things Parents Must Know

The Upper East Side of Manhattan is quickly becoming a go-to area for growing families. Here's what you need to know about the neighborhood if you're considering a move to the Upper East Side.

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Why Do You Love Your Hometown? #NYMP Contest

Why Do You Love Your Hometown? #NYMP Contest

Win FREE family memberships to great area attractions, such as Legoland Westchester, the Children's Museum of Manhattan, and Long Island Children's Museum. To enter, just tell us why you love your hometown or borough!

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Suburban Jungle Realty Group Presents Summer in the Suburbs

Suburban Jungle Realty Group, a real estate agency in Manhattan that helps families in the city move to the suburbs, recently began offering Summer in the Suburb tours in the New York metro area. The tours show families what a particular town is li...

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Renters Insurance: What it Covers, When You Need It, and How to Find the Right Coverage

Renters Insurance: What it Covers, When You Need It, and How to Find the Right Coverage

Most renters are not required to buy renters insurance, but it can provide peace of mind and guard against accidents. Experts weigh in on when you need renters insurance, what it protects, and how to find the right coverage for your home or apartme...

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Westchester's Ridge Hill Offers Shopping, Dining, Entertainment, and Luxury Living in Yonkers

Westchester's Ridge Hill, the new mixed-use community in Yonkers, has become a shopping and dining destination for families. The development also features the luxury condominium complex Monarch at Ridge Hill, now open for sales, which offers eco-fr...

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Brooklyn Artists Gym offers Free Housing to Single Parent Artists in the Park Slope/Gowanus Area

For a few local single-parent-artists, the Brooklyn Artists Gym (BAG), an artists’ studio and gallery facility in the Park Slope/Gowanus area of Brooklyn, can provide financial help in the form of a free or subsidized studio space home. The BAG Fun...

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Vacation Rental Homes for Families in the NYC Area and Beyond

Consider bypassing pricey hotel rooms in favor of the comforts, convenience, and amenities of your own vacation rental home. Check out some options near New York City, including Long Island and Connecticut, as well as those outside the New York met...

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New Website Allows Families to Search for Housing Near NYC's Great Schools

A new website allows parents of New York City's public school children to locate affordable housing near the city's outstanding public schools.

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Confessions of an Ex-City Mommy

One former Manhattan mom talks about her surprisingly enjoyable adjustment to life in the suburbs.

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The Top Family-Friendly Neighborhoods in Brooklyn

Find out which of the borough's neighborhoods are best equipped for families. Plus, read our tips on the five most important things to consider when hunting for a home in Brooklyn.

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Family-Friendly Properties in Brooklyn

A sampling of Brooklyn properties that extend a welcome mat to kids and families. These locations boast family-friendly amenities like playspaces for kids, indoor pools, game lounges, personal washers and dryers, and more.

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Tips for Buying and Selling a Home with Family in Tow

Considering a move? Here's a primer for families looking to dip into the real estate market, with advice on buying, selling, financing, and how to get the timing right.

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How to Design a Kid-Friendly Kitchen

When designing a kitchen with children in mind, there are certain things a family should think about at the beginning of the design process. Independent Kitchen and Bath offers the following tips to help consumers ultimately get the kitchen that be...

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Seven is Sufficient - Family Size and Manhattan Real Estate

Family size in Manhattan is often determined by real estate. A small two-bedroom may limit you to one child, but for Cortney Novogratz, who has six children and a seventh child on the way, the logistics are staggering.

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A Moving Business: From the City to the 'Burbs

Three years ago, Alison Bernstein gave birth to her first child and her first business idea, a real estate company that would help families looking to leave the city for the surrounding ‘burbs. Now, three kids (with a fourth on the way) later, Subu...

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Make Room for the Contractors!

When the desire for additional space becomes a pressing need, many families choose to renovate and expand instead of move to a new location.

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Divorce Dilemma – Can I Still Qualify For A Home Loan?

Jill walked out of the lender’s office with the crash of her collapsing dream ringing in her ears. “I’m sorry, but you just don’t qualify for this home,” her loan officer had informed her.

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