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Just a bite: Getting kids to try new holiday foods

Good Sense Eating: Many children shut down when they’re faced with eating something that is unfamiliar. And it can be embarrassing when you’re aware of how much time the preparer spent on the dish — particularly one that has been passed down through family generations. Read more…
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Beautiful keepsake ornaments with Bubzi Co’s kit

The perfect gift for new parents, grandparents, aunts, and uncles. Read more…

Teach kids to give back to New Yorkers in need this holiday season

Feeding Your Family: Donate to or organize your own food drive to help families struggling to put food on the table. Read more…

Nutty ballet update ‘The Hard Nut’ returns to BAM

The beloved Brooklyn tradition, a cheeky homage to “The Nutcracker,” dances into the Opera House for the month. Read more…

‘The Nutcracker’ at Florence Gould Hall

Featured Event: The ballet dances on stage for showings on Dec. 14, 15, 16. Read more…

The perfect holiday finds from Lyss Stern

Fabulyss Finds: There are so many great places to find the ideal gifts for everyone this holiday season. Read more…

‘I Spy Butterfly’ puppet show at Symphony Space

Featured Event: Children of all ages will enjoy this musical eco-friendly romp full of fun critters, and lively music on Dec. 15. Read more…

‘The Snow Queen’ at Galli Theater

Featured Event: The endearing tale of friendship is performed weekends in December. Read more…

Celebrating culture: ‘Navidad – A Mexican American Christmas’

Featured Event: A festive performance by the youngsters in the Calpulli Dance Company now through Dec. 16. Read more…

Family Day collage-making at Brooklyn Historical Society Dumbo

Featured Event: Get a dose of history and have fun making a collage on Dec. 8. Read more…

‘The Rainbow Fish’ swims into Flushing Town Hall

The striking puppetry production — along with a pre-show puppet workshop — will enchant on Dec. 8. Read more…

Diagnose and ‘adios’: The landscape of diagnosing and treating autism

Diagnosis: In her new book, autism scientist and psychologist Bryna Siegel, PhD, explains the current practices of autism — and why they need to change. Read more…

Brooklyn Museum transforms to ‘Winterfest’

Featured Event: Museum grounds become a winter wonderland where visitors can enjoy shopping, activities, entertainment and fun activities for the kids. Read more…

‘A Christmas Carol in Harlem’ at City College Center for the Arts

The classic tale is re-imagined in present-day Harlem, now through Dec. 8. Read more…

Ballet Hispanico’s “Carmen.maquia” at Apollo Theater

Featured Event: This modern Picaso-inspired version of the classic opera “Carmen” on Dec. 7 and 8 is a thrill to all. Read more…

Explore historic home at Van Cortlandt by Twilight

Featured Event: Visitors enjoy the splendor of this grand Victorian home all dressed up for the season on Dec. 7. Read more…

Old-fashioned fun with Historic Games event at Lefferts Historic House

Featured Event: Children get a dose of history while playing fun games every weekend in December. Read more…

The end of the year — a new beginning

Letter from the Publisher: The year is almost over and exciting things are in store for 2019. Read more…
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