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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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6 Family Glamping Spots Near NYC

All the fun of toasting s’mores and telling stories around a campfire with none of the hard ground to sleep on. Check out these family-friendly canvas tents, yurts, tipis and treehouses, all within driving distance of NYC.

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Red Tricycle’s NYC Writers Reveal Their Top Picks for Summer Fun

Need a few more activities to keep the kids busy until they go back to school? Here, our writers reveal their favorite ways to spend a summer day in the city.

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Tour the New, Huge, Ample Hills Creamery in Gowanus

A guide to Brooklyn’s newest eatery.

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6 Reasons to Visit Staten Island

With a zoo, a botanical garden, a children’s museum, a baseball arena and even a theme park rivaling Coney Island, you may be surprised by all of the attractions this oft forgotten borough has to offer.

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NYC’s Chilliest Destinations for Hot Summer Days

From places you can literally play on the ice to favorite kid’s destinations that pump out their air-conditioning freely, here are ten cool ideas for when the weather is hot.

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6 Free Outdoor Concerts to Savor Summer

As the outdoor concert season draws to a close, you’ll find six more kindie rock concerts to take advantage of this August — and they’re all free!

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We’re Seeking a Temporary PT Editor in New York

We’re seeking a temporary PT Editor in New York. This is a true work-from-home position. Click through to learn more!

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8 Rockin’ Music Classes for Babies, Toddlers & Preschoolers

Looking for a music class for your baby, toddler or preschooler? The following eight option will not only have your little one clapping and singing along, but also they’ll make you want to unleash your inner musician!

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Montauk Must-Do’s for Families

Take a road trip to New York’s eastern most point with your kids this summer and visit these 12 top Montauk destinations for families.

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Bounce ‘N Play NY: 6,000 Square Feet of Indoor Fun in Astoria

Astoria has a brand new play space that kids of all ages are bound to love. We got the scoop on this 6,000 square foot kids paradise of bounce houses, giant slides, toddler climbing structures and toys.

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Top Ice Pops: 6 Local Popsicles for a Cool Summer

NYC’s trendiest new ice pop shops go above and beyond the Popsicles of your youth – fresh fruit, customizable topping options and gourmet flavor combos make these chilly treats super cool.

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