Under-The-Radar Holiday Lights Around NYC

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lights We all know about the city’s holiday trees–but here are four lesser known spots for holiday lights that are totally worth visiting. By Meredith Greene One of the best parts of the holiday season is the glittering lights and snazzy decorations, and we all know about the city’s plethora of holiday trees. But here are four [&hellip
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Would You Sequence Your Baby’s Genome?

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baby foot With DNA science becoming more advanced and accessible, parents may have to decide how much genetic info they really want. By Whitney C. Harris Would you sequence your baby’s genome? It sounds like a question from some futuristic sci-fi thriller, but it’s slowly becoming a reality for present day parents according to this recent NPR feature [&hellip
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Family Kitchen Project: Wonton Soup

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wontons Enlist your kids to recreate a takeout favorite right at home for a cozy afternoon of messy fun. By Christine Wei When I was growing up in Taiwan, dumplings were the epitome of family bonding in the kitchen. Every time the Lunar New Year rolled around, I’d gather in the kitchen with my mom and [&hellip
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Unusual Shops For Families In NYC

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DinosaurHill-199x300 Ten quirky, unique stores where families can find everything from exotic insects to old-fashioned rubber stamps. For Curious Adventurers Skip the museum and creep up your day at The Evolution Store, where those with a taste for adventure can get a glimpse of prehistoric specimens and exotic insects. Channel the likes of Indiana Jones and [&hellip
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10 Great Kids Events for November

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Cupcake-Hat-1024x681   Our Picks Of The Month For What To Do With Your Kids By Angela Bunt Now through January 13  STUFF LEGENDS ARE MADE OF [ALL AGES] The Big Apple Circus is back and better than ever with a new Legendarium show at Lincoln Center! Inside the Big Top circus tent, which holds more than 1,700 [&hellip
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Grab the Kids & Help Clean Up Parks

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Cleaning up Hardy Park in the Bronx, photo by Daily News/Daniel Beekman By now, everyone’s been getting cabin fever from hunkering down at home this past week. If your family’s been itching to go out and get active, consider volunteering with the Parks Department in the next few days (with children 12+). To read the full article, visit www.newyorkfamily.com
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