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10 Great Family Events for August

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Summer Streets -- photo by Teh Moneda. Via New York Family Magazine August 4, 11, & 18 SPORTS IN THE STREETS [All Ages] On three Saturdays this month, Park Avenue will be closed to cars for nearly seven miles as Summer Streets returns for its fifth year. New Yorkers can enjoy the rare chance to glide along a 160-foot-long zip line, munch on healthy treats at the [&hellip
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Targets $5 Million Education Pledge

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Photo Credit: Diane Bondareff/Invision for Target/AP Images Target Kicks Off The “Give With Target” Education Campaign In South Street Seaport with Disney Star Bridget Mendler By Sarah Albert, for New York Family Magazine Target took over the South Street Seaport last week to launch the $5 million “Give With Target” education initiative. Despite the rain, families turned out to enjoy the carnival [&hellip
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Best Beach Reads: New York Family’s Top Ten Must-Reads for Summer

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Via New York Family Magazine The perfect accessory this season is not a new pair of Ray Ban aviators. This summer, it isn’t about the fashions you’re sporting, but rather the book you’re holding. And with the beach-ridden days slowly fading, your sun-kissed nose should be buried in this season’s greatest reads. From thrilling adventures to cold-blooded murder mysteries, from [&hellip
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Ice, Ice Baby: The Best Cool Treats For A Hot NYC Day

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Via New York Family Magazine. Need a hot place to cool off with your kids this summer? Look no further–here are the city’s sweetest spots for the iciest treats. Coolest Drink: Neelys Barbeque Parlor neelysbbqparlor.com Opened by Food Network stars Pat and Gina Neely, Neely’s has the coolest, wackiest kids drinks on the menu. Our fave is the Fish Bowl–ginger [&hellip
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Pop Quiz for Parents: How Well Do You Know NYC?

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JNW_ICON_Attractions-300x300 With family experiences in mind, we’ve put together a quiz to test how much you really know about the city you’re raising your children in. Jump in, or better yet, share the quiz with your children. Hopefully, it’ll bring back some nice memories and inspire some new adventures. 1. Our zoos and aquariums have lots [&hellip
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Pregnancy-Safe Polishes: 5 Non-Toxic Nail Polishes for Soon-to-Be-Moms

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via New York Family Magazine When you have a baby on the way, pampering is definitely your prerogative. But if getting a mani-pedi is one of your favorite ways to relax, better check those polish labels. Various studies have discovered that three chemicals typically found in nail polish may be linked to birth defects. Though more research is needed, it’s [&hellip
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Some of the Great Things to do in New York City by Age 15

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Plus, some really good alternatives! By Eric Messinger I guess you could think of this as a list of greatest hits—the New York City places, institutions and experiences that offer children the biggest wows, the most fun and some truly impactful and inspiring learning moments. Of course, our children are so lucky to have all [&hellip
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