Tag: ‘new york city’


    5 Surprising Things That KILL NYC Parents

    by Shayna Gehl on 11/25/14 | 0 Comment(s)

      New York City: The city of endless possibilities. Home of hemp-adorned vegans to Gucci wearing fashionistas alike. Craving authentic Korean Bibimbap? Maybe you feel like a ritzy night out at a prestigious Michelin starred restaurant. Or possibly you feel like staying in and having dinner (and post-dinner drinks) delivered. You can do it all- […]

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    Paintzen: A Fresh Coat of Paint Made Easy

    by Shayna Gehl on 4/09/14 | 0 Comment(s)

    Dull or dated? Marked and smudged? Splattered with food and crayon? If this is how you describe your walls and you just haven’t gotten around to doing anything about it, we totally get that. So this is for you! The folks at Paintzen are making it as easy as can be to spruce up your […]


    What’s Better Than Having a Baby?! Having TWO!

    by Shayna Gehl on 3/26/14 | 0 Comment(s)

    It’s finally here!!!! THE MAIN EVENT!!!! I am officially full term in my third pregnancy. “In the home stretch” as many would say. I’ve blogged about the fantastic nature of this pregnancy (if you didn’t read the post, you missed the sarcastic tone there). While I’d love to go into even more gruesome details on the latest […]

    Circus Oz Holiday Show is a must-see! Photo by Rob Blackburn

    Weekend Events: Circus Oz Holiday Show, Brooklyn Craft Central, Santa Sightings, and Much More!

    by Alicia on 12/20/12 | 2 Comment(s)

    ‘Twas the night before Christmas… Well, not quite. But it is the weekend before Christmas and there are lots of jolly events to do. Many events are ending their runs this weekend and next, including our top pick for ages 5 years and up: the Circus Oz Holiday Show at The New Victory Theater. Though […]

    My favorite NYC Santa- at ABC Carpet and Home

    Weekend Events: Brooklyn Craft Central, Holiday Rockin’ Party, Santa Photos and Loads More!

    by Alicia on 12/14/12 | Comments Off Comment(s)

    We’re right in the thick of the holiday season, which means that loads of fun events are coming to town. On Friday, stop by One Liberty Plaza for A {15 Min} Christmas Carol. It’ll be a great mid-morning or afternoon pick-me-up. On Sunday, get ready to rock around the Christmas tree because there is a […]


    Where to See Santa in Brooklyn and NYC

    by Nicole on 11/30/12 | 1 Comment(s)

    Can you believe the holiday season is upon us? We can’t either but the decor has been popping up in store windows and the appearances of Santa Claus are starting in a few days. We updated our annual classic list of spots like ABC Carpet & Home and Macy’s but added some new spots too. […]


    Found: a Christmas wonderland in the city

    by Paula on 12/06/11 | 2 Comment(s)

    While I can’t deny that the Christmas trees that grace the pages of home design magazines are gorgeous with their artfully arranged ornaments, coordinating ribbons,and garlands, they aren’t for me.  I vowed that when I became a parent I would never have such a perfect looking tree.  A Martha Stewart approved Christmas tree would just […]

    Santa is Coming to NYC. Check out our extensive list of where to find him.

    Where to See Santa in NYC

    by Serena on 11/21/11 | 8 Comment(s)

    Can you believe the holiday season is upon us? We can’t either but the decor has been popping up in store windows and the appearances of Santa Claus are starting in a few days. We updated our annual classic list of spots like ABC Carpet & Home and Macy’s but added some new spots like […]

    Maira Kalman

    Maira’s World of Storybooks at the Jewish Museum

    by Holly on 3/30/11 | 1 Comment(s)

    The Jewish Museum will present Maira’s World of Storybooks on Sunday, April 3 at 2:00 pm.  Families can meet artist, illustrator and author Maira Kalman at a special reading from some of her whimsical children’s books.  Illustrations from Kalman’s works such as What Pete Ate From A to Z and 13 Words will be projected for all to see while she […]

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    Jazz for Young People: What is the Big Band Era?

    by Holly on 3/24/11 | 0 Comment(s)

    Jazz at Lincoln Center’s popular family concert series presents its final concert of the 2010-11 season with Jazz for Young People: “What is the Big Band Era?” with host Ted Nash and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra.  Even 75 years after the big band era, scholars and fans – not to mention dancers – […]

    New York Theatre Ballet

    Hello Ballet! Short performances for your kids

    by Holly on 3/20/11 | 0 Comment(s)

    If you have yet to introduce your children to ballet, now is your opportunity.  With youngsters, the performance needs to be interactive and relatively short.  The New York Theatre Ballet is known for its one-hour adaptations of classics treasured by children and parents alike. Their upcoming performance of Exquisite Little Ballets will be performed on […]

    Cowboy antics in Boom Toom at the New Vic

    Deadwood for Kids: Boom Town

    by Holly on 3/20/11 | 0 Comment(s)

    Cirque Mechanics’ Boom Town will have its New York premiere at the New Victory Theater from April 8th through April 24th. In Boom Town, acrobats climb up swaying poles, fly high and fast on revolving cranes, jump on moving ore carts and balance on towers of whiskey jugs. Inspired by Chaplin’s Gold Rush, HBO’s “Deadwood” […]

    My favorite Santa suit is worn by the ABC Santa- a major plus: the lines are short to see him. Photo by ©cbk

    Where to See Santa in New York City and Brooklyn 2010

    by Serena on 11/30/10 | 12 Comment(s)

    We are thrilled to be a part of Manhattan Users Guide’s “NYC Bloggers Do the Holidays”!  At the end of this post you’ll find a list of all the other fabulous dedicated New York blogs participating. Santa Claus, Old Saint Nick, Father Christmas – whatever you call him it is obvious that this jolly old […]

    © Emily DeWan

    Giggle juice included: photo session deal!

    by Nicole on 11/30/10 | 1 Comment(s)

    Is it possible that a photographer can get happy, smiling portraits all the time? Probably not, but Emily DeWan isn’t far off. She seems to get that winning smile (or giggle or guffaw) about 99% of the time.  Check out her family portrait above: I don’t know where this ear-to-ear-grinning family is, but I want […]