School Is Back. Where Does Yours Rank?

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Like everything else in New York, education is something of a competitive sport. What are the best high schools and how do you get into them? Where do you need to live if you want to give your kid a decent kindergarten? How do you tell one private school from another? What about schools for [&hellip
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Health & Fitness

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Group Cardio Niketown Running Group Free 6 East 57th St btwn 5th Ave and Madison Ave Every Tuesday/Thursday 9AM & 6:30 PM Every Saturday 9AM www.store.nike.com (212) 891 6543 Use this opportunity to get in shape and meet new people. The Nike store on East 57th Street holds free group runs/walks every Tuesday and Thursday. [&hellip
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Day Trips

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Cultural Arts Center in historic buildings Snug Harbor $5 Adults, $4 Students/Seniors, Free for Children Under 12 1000 Richmond Terrace Staten Island, NY Wednesday-Sunday 12PM-5PM newhouse@snug-harbor.org (717)425-3524 Home of 26 historical buildings, nine botanical gardens, a two-acre urban farm and 10 acres of wetland, Snug harbor is known as a place where history, architecture, visual [&hellip
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Seniors

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Dance for Life $17 per class, bulk rates available 92Y 1395 Lexington Avenue @ 92nd St. www.92y.org (212) 415- 5500 Stimulate your mind and body with gentle dance classes that enhance flexibility and strength. A variety of dance styles and class times are offered. The 92nd St Y is a large community filled with interesting [&hellip
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Music

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Philharmonic in the Park Conducted by Alan Gilbert Free Band shell on the Great Lawn Enter 86th St and 5th Ave July 11 8PM Head to the park and take advantage of this chance to listen to the New York Philharmonic Orchestra for free this summer. The orchestra is playing at different locations around the [&hellip
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Art

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The museum’s Two-Way Mirror Walkabout The Roof Garden Commission: Dan Graham with Gunther Vogt Suggested donation of $25 The Metropolitan Museum of Art – Fifth Ave @ 88th St April 29 – November 2 Monday – Thursday, Sunday 10AM – 5:30PM Friday – Saturday 10AM – 9PM www.metmuseum.org Pioneer conceptual artist Dan Graham has built [&hellip
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Drinks

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Bloody Marys at the St. Regis Hotel King Cole Bar & Salon $25 2 East 55th St @ 5th Ave Monday – Saturday 11:30AM – 1AM Sunday 12PM – 12AM www.kingcolebar.com (212) 753 4500 Head over to the St. Regis Hotel and enjoy a Bloody Mary at the bar where it was invented in 1934. [&hellip
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Food

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The East Side’s Healthiest Brunch The East Pole Prices vary 133 East 65th St @ Lexington Ave Saturday 11:30 AM – 3PM, Sunday 10:30AM – 3PM www.theeastpolenyc.com The East Pole offers a beautiful, healthy brunch menu at their restaurant on East 65th Street. You can enjoy fresh cocktails like their heirloom tomato Bloody Mary and [&hellip
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Why Adoption?

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Pets Adopting a cat or dog from a shelter offers benefits, not only for the four-legged It is nearly impossible these days to go out for a drive and avoid seeing the stickers and magnets on cars that say “adopt a pet”, or “I love my shelter dog or cat.” Although it may seem obvious [&hellip
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