Michael Kress

Standardized Test Questions: How Would You Do?

Standardized Test Questions: How Would You Do?

(Aug. 11, 2015) - The New York State Department of Education has released sample questions from the standardized tests given to students in grades three through eight.


5 Reasons We Love the Bronx Zoo's Renovated Children's Zoo

5 Reasons We Love the Bronx Zoo's Renovated Children's Zoo

(Aug. 03, 2015) - After a lengthy renovation, the Children's Zoo at the Bronx Zoo reopened with new animals and activities for the little ones.


That Inspirational Poem Going Viral? It's by a Brooklyn Teen

That Inspirational Poem Going Viral? It's by a Brooklyn Teen

(Jul. 30, 2015) - '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 Wheel: A Massive New Attraction Coming to Staten Island

New York Wheel: A Massive New Attraction Coming to Staten Island

(Jul. 21, 2015) - The New York Wheel, on the Staten Island shoreline, will be the largest of its kind in the world, creating a major new attraction for travelers on the Staten Island Ferry and others who venture to that borough.


5 Reasons We Love Coney Island

5 Reasons We Love Coney Island

(Jul. 20, 2015) - Coney Island offers families an amazing array of activities, from the thrill of its amusement parks to the joy of its beach to the beauty of the fish in the aquarium--to just people watching on the boardwalk.


Sweet Memories of FAO Schwarz

Sweet Memories of FAO Schwarz

(Jul. 14, 2015) - The flagship FAO Schwarz toy store is shutting down for good. Visits there were always about the experience more than the toys--but oh, how magical, those visits were.


The High Bridge, New York City’s Newest Park

The High Bridge, New York City’s Newest Park

(Jul. 13, 2015) - The High Bridge, a pedestrian bridge connecting Washington Heights to the Bronx, reopens as a park, after 40 years of being closed to the public.


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