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Holidays: From “Spongebob Squarepants: The Musical” to the “Hip Hop Nutcracker,” there are loads of festive fun to be had in and around the city during the holiday season. Read more…
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Family Issues: There’s a toolkit you can use to make your family’s holidays sweet and fun, not stressful and frustrating. Read more…

Hot topic: Book explores the influence of enslaved cooks on American food

The Book Worm: “Bound to the Fire” is an eye-opening story of how slavery and cuisine intersected on the plantations of Colonial Virginia. Read more…
Featured Event: The fun filled concert will have parents and children up and singing along with old favorities and new hits. Read more…
Featured Event: This performance is perfect for childrne of all ages Read more…

A tasty and creative way to celebrate the holidays

Featured Event: Youngsters will enjoy decorating holiday cookies, and making their own creations, just before Christmas at the Bartow-Pell Mansion Read more…

Bring hope home for the holidays

Bring hope home for the holidays

Family Issues: One of the best gifts a parent can give this season is the warmth and inspiration that comes from hope. Read more…
Healthy Living: Taking on the burden of doing everything for your family all the time can wear you down, stress you out, and cheat your kids of the important opportunity to have responsiblities and chores, too. Read more…

Start financial planning for the new year now

Schooling: Some end-of-year planning can be beneficial for your growth of your retirement or college savings accounts. Read more…

Protect your daughter in hazardous digital world

Mental Health: Author Laurie Wolk shares advice on how parents and their daughters can avoid the emotional distress of bad digital encounters. Read more…

Young performers bring the classic tale of Little Red Riding Hood to life on stage

Featured Event: The whole family will once again enjoy this enchanting fairy tale, performed by the students at the Brooklyn Music School Playhouse Read more…

Be watchful for obstructive sleep apnea in your adolescent

Family Health: Snoring, unusual fatigue, and odd sleeping positions could be symptoms that your child needs medical attention. Read more…
Featured Event: Children over 10 years old will enjoy this updated hip hopping version of the holiday classic, “The Nutcracker”. Read more…
Family Issues: For many families, Christmas isn’t Christmas if it isn’t shared with the furry members of the clan. Read more…

Holiday scents are the spice of life

Good Sense Eating: The aromatic spices that are especially popular during the holidays not only smell good, many have health benefits for you and your family. Read more…
Mental Health: Real life imitates Disney art in a new book penned by a feminist challenged by raising a daughter in a world sometimes hazardous to women. Read more…
Featured Event: The love story is the same, but in this performance its played out against the backdrop of the stars. Read more…
Featured Event: Vado Diomande and the Kotchegna Dance Company of the Ivory Coast will involve and enchant a Town Hall audience with an interactive workshop and performance. Read more…
Featured Event: Puppets tell the classic tale of the puppet who wants to become a real boy in this charming version of the Pinocchio fairy tale. Read more…
Featured Event: Music and puppets will delight children at a holiday singalong during Shabbat services at the Bay Ridge Jewish Center. Read more…

Holiday gift guide: Presents to delight children of all ages

New & Noteworthy: We’ve shopped until we dropped — and played even more — to find toys that are certain to charm your family this December. Read more…
Featured Event: Train lovers of all ages are in for a rail special treat on display at the NY Transit Museum Read more…

Letter from the Publisher

Letter from the Publisher: It doesn’t really feel like the winter holidays yet and I couldn’t be happier because we all know that snow and ice will eventually come even if it’s in smaller amounts than usual. For now we get to enjoy the sunshine and the milder temperatures. Read more…
Featured Event: The city circa 1895 is the backdrop for a picturesque presentation of a perennial holiday favorite. Read more…
Featured Event: The fairy tale classic, “Sleeping Beauty,” is brought to life by the ballet troupe on stage at Queens College’s Kupferberg Center for the Arts. Read more…
Featured Event: A potpourri of holiday fun, from musical performances to craft-making, to photos with Santa Claus, can be had at Queens Botanical Garden’s Christmas in the Garden. Read more…
Featured Event: Tap your feet, spin the dreidels and enjoy 12th Night Klezmer and guest vocalist Daniella Rabbani as at they perform klezmer On Stage at Kingsborough. Read more…
Featured Event: The entire family will enjoy this updated, brilliantly choreographed version of Prokoviev’s classic tale. Read more…
Featured Event: Kids of all ages will be fascinated as they view G-scale trains wind past a meticulously created diorama of New York City on display for the holidays at the New York Botanical Gardens. Read more…
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