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19 Incredible DIY Halloween Costume Ideas

Steal these DIY costume ideas and get ready for a day of haunting, hugs and non-stop laughter!

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13 Spooky-Silly Pranks to Play on Your Kids

Put the “trick” into trick-or-treat. Halloween is time to joke — all in the name of spooky, silly fun. These good-natured pranks and games will generate little scares and big laughs.

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Scary-Good Ways to Celebrate Halloween All Month

Your kids wish the holiday lasted more than just a day. With this list of boo-tiful NYC festivities, it does!

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6 October Kids’ Concerts Not To Be Missed

The kindie music scene rages back this fall with tons of great gigs. Here are our top picks for Rocktober!

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16 Ways to Explore Open House New York With Kids

The sneak peek into dozens of the city’s architectural treasures is back. See our picks for doing it with little ones!

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Cut the Gourd: NYC Area Farms For Pumpkin Picking

In search of a charming farm to select this year’s Jack-o-Lantern? Check out our list of the best patches around!

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Veg Out: 8 Great Vegan Restaurants

Is it possible to eat out (and well) with kids and stay dairy-and meat-free? Yes! Right this way for options ranging from casual to fine.

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Fur Sure: Don’t Miss This Sesame Street Exhibit!

A new (and free) show provides both little and big fans of the PBS series with a fun, fuzzy, and interactive look at 45 years of play.

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12 Under-the-Radar (& Totally Cool) NYC Museums

Looking for an alternative to the city’s big name cultural hotspots? Try these fun and lesser-known sites that will broaden everyone’s horizons.

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5 Kid-friendly Hiking Trails With Mind-Blowing Views

Need a change of scenery? Get your blood pumping (and your eyes popping) with these nature jaunts fit for the whole family.

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11 Creative Ways to Play With Apples You Never Knew Existed

Though eating your way through Galas and Honey Crisps is one (delicious) way to usher in apple season, we’ve rounded up 11 nifty projects for some inspired apple alternatives.

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50 Family Activities To Do This Fall

Ready to celebrate pumpkins, Halloween, the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade, the NYC marathon and more? Follow our guide to the best of the best.

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18 Things That Happen When You Become a Mom

Who is this person taking over your body? It’s the new you — that’s who. Parenthood will change anybody in funny, wild and wonderful ways. Here’s how.

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6 NYC Playgrounds Where Climbers Can Reach New Heights

At these cool playgrounds kids can scale walls, nets and even a pyramid putting traditional jungle gyms to shame.

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7 Orchards to Go Apple Picking Near the Big Apple

For a fun, fall outdoor adventure, head out to the country and go apple picking to show your kids that apples do indeed grow on trees.

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