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Where to Eat, Play & Shop in Greenpoint with Kids

Explore Greenpoint, Brooklyn with your kids by following our guide to the coolest spots to eat, shop and play together.

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10 Best NYC Shoe Stores for Kids

Check out some of the best shoe stores for kids in Manhattan and the boroughs so your kids can go back to school in style, from head to toe!

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Top 20 Fall Festivals for Families in NYC

The leaves are beginning to change colors, kids are going back to school and the weekends are packed with festivals of every shape and size. Here are the top ones that you don’t want to miss!

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After School Classes for the Elementary Set

We panned the after school rivers to find you NYC’s golden options, where kids will learn skills beyond reading, writing and arithmetic – think skateboarding, computer programming or nature exploration – and have a lot of fun all at the same time.

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Eat & Run: 14 Playgrounds with Kid-Friendly Lunch Spots Nearby

With this handy guide, a visit to a new playground comes complete with a great bite to eat because after all of that running, swinging, sliding and climbing, your kid is sure to work up an appetite.

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NYC’s Best Independent Bookstores for Kids

We scoured the city for the coolest children’s bookstores. See our nine picks that are perfect for prepping little scholars for back to school or simply killing time on a rainy day.

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Al Fresco Eats: 9 Kid-Friendly Restaurants with Outdoor Seating in Manhattan

Discover nine Red Tricycle-approved restaurants with outdoor seating. They also offer a little extra breeze, garden or space for your tiny tots to run around while you sip something special.

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The Scoop On Laurie Berkner’s New Only-in-NYC Music Class

Kids music superstar Laurie Berkner has created a brand new music class for toddlers and preschoolers debuting this fall. Here’s why you’ll want to sign up.

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The Trendiest NYC Shops for Back-to-School Fashions

Shopping for the coolest, trendiest, most fashionable back-to-school clothing around? Here you’ll discover the newest must-haves stocked at NYC’s best kids clothing stores.

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A Pro’s Guide to Visiting Smorgasburg With Kids

Don’t let the crowds and lines scare you away from Brooklyn’s amazing food fest, Smorgasburg. Follow our advice and you can have a great time with kids in tow.

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NYC’s Top 10 Ice Cream Sandwiches

From traditional vanilla and chocolate chip to a mountainous donut sandwich, these unique and delicious ice cream sandwiches will have your kiddos begging for more.

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Unique NYC Shops for Buying Birthday Gifts

Always buying a birthday gifts your kid’s classmates, friends or cousins? Shop at one of our 11 favorite unique stores to find something different than the norm and in your budget.

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Old as Dirt: Help Celebrate the BBG Children’s Garden’s 100th Birthday

The Brooklyn Botanic Garden is celebrating the 100th birthday of the Children’s Garden with special events, classes and exhibits. Here’s how you can join in on the fun.

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Manhattan’s Top 10 Coolest Playgrounds

Go outside and play at one of the city’s coolest playgrounds. From Washington Square Park’s just updated space to an Egyptian-inspired jungle gym, there’s something for every kid.

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Where to Ride a Ferris Wheel In and Around NYC

From a Coney Island classic to a soon-to-come Staten Island wheel of record size, here you’ll discover eight Ferris wheels to ride in and around NYC.

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