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Where to Find NYC’s Best Hot Chocolate

Get winter-ready with this list of NYC most kid-friendly cups!

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This Couple Had Their Dream Wedding – at Costco!

When it came to picking wedding venues, this couple decided that their favorite retailer was the perfect place.

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5 Spectacular Southern Road Trips for Families

These routes through the South will have everyone whistling Dixie!

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See Seattle from a Different Angle at the Remodeled Smith Tower

At over 100 years old and 42 stories tall, a visit to the newly renovated Smith Tower is more than just a cool way to check out the city, it’s a historic adventure.

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Shake It Up with Portland’s Best (and Weirdest) Milkshakes

Treat yourself to the chillest shakes in town year-round. We’ve got a list of the best places to find everything you could want in this perfect ice cold dessert.

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Ice Cream Adventure: Where to Find an Old Time Soda Fountain

Satisfy that sweet tooth and take a trip down memory lane with a trip to a classic soda fountain shop.

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Take the Arctic Ice Cream–Making Tour at Fentons!

Did you know this iconic ice cream shop will let you join them in the kitchen while they mix up your favorite flavors? This $5 tour (and tasting!) is a must-do for all families.

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Go Under the Wurlitzer & Behind The Screen at the El Capitan Theatre

Take a magical trip back in time to Tinseltown’s golden age when you go backstage (and under the stage!) on a brand new tour of Disney’s El Capitan Theatre.

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10 Sensational Summer Activities

It’s mid June in our fair city and we’re lucky that the sun has graced us with at least a few days of sunshine to break up the intermittent showers rolling through Portland. With the weekend fast approaching and a…

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A Portland Neighborhood That’s Cooler Than You Think

Let’s face it, everyone thinks Milwaukie is the least hip Portland suburb, but the myth doesn’t match up with reality. Okay, it’s true that the stretch along Southeast McLoughlin is a strip-mall nightmare. But Downtown Milwaukie is another story. Hop…

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Move Over Shirley Temple: Mocktails in the City

Flash back to being a kid at a restaurant in the ‘70s and 80’s and the only fancy faux drink you were probably served was a Shirley Temple with a paper umbrella sticking out (the best part: crunching on that…

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The Scoop on SF’s Newest Retro Soda Fountain Shop

Let’s face it, even though we still get excited about the restaurant scene in San Francisco, we haven’t been hitting too many opening nights since the kiddos made their debut.
Not to worry, your scruffy stroller and diaper bag won’t…

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The City’s Newest Vintage Toy Shop

Remember when kids toys were powered by wind-up keys, cranks, and imagination? Nowadays we spend more time rummaging through the kitchen drawers looking for batteries to power today’s gizmos than the time kids spend playing with them. However, the glory…

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Pint Sized Panning for Gold in Northern California

Even though the Gold Rush of the 1850s is long over, you and the kids can travel back in time to do some gold panning of your own. Gold mining towns are generously sprinkled throughout California, where the Rush all…

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Elmwood Cafe Serves Up Treats and Sweets in Berkeley

Elmwood Café, a casual-chic eatery and coffee shop, fits in beautifully with College Avenue’s bustling shopping strip. Nestled into the space once occupied by beloved Berkeley institution Ozzie’s Soda Fountain, the spot’s been given an airy facelift—think classic French bistro…

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