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A Walking Tour of 34th Street & How To See the Best of Midtown Manhattan

As one of the most visited cities in the world, New York City offers an incredibly diverse range of things to see and do -- but how does one get it all in? I, myself have lived in The Big Apple my entire life and can't say I've seen it all, not even close! Today I want to show you how to see the best of Midtown Manhattan with one neat little app. The name of the app is Destination Midtown, ...
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Celebrating 20 Years of BIG HUGS with Loveable Teletubbies

Did you know that back in 2007 Mayor Michael Bloomberg declared March 28th "Teletubbies Day" and to celebrate their 10th Anniversary, presented the Teletubbies themselves with a key to New York City? This year the Teletubbies returned to NYC to celebrate their 2oth Anniversary! Yes, can you believe these huggable, lovable Tubbies have been around for 20 years? Teletubbies: Celebrating 20 Years of...
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One Beautiful Adventure at the Queens Botanical Garden

Sharing our latest adventures in and around NYC - and loads of beautiful pics too! This week we're on a beautiful adventure at the Queens Botanical Garden
It's been a fun and busy summer around here. And we've been trying to enjoy every little adventure that comes our way. One adventure that was particularly exciting was our week-long beautiful adventure at the Queens Botanical Garden. Our big boy was lucky to take part in STEMMattersNYC's week-long Nature Explorers Camp at the Queens Botanical Garden. This program was provided free of charge...
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Sunday Family Funday Street Fair in NYC

Kickoff Summer with a NYC Street Fair - Sunday May 5th join Adorama for the 6th annual Sunday Family Funday Street Fair in NYC
June is finally here! And that means it's time to kickoff summer with a little NYC FUN! This weekend our family will be heading out to enjoy Andorama's Sunday Family Funday Street Fair in NYC.   Join Adorama, Intel and Canon for 6th Annual Sunday Family Funday Street Fair in NYC on June 5th Don’t miss the free-to-attend Adorama Street Fair in Manhattan, with celebrity appearances f...
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Everyone is a Maker at Maker Faire

This past weekend we attended World Maker Faire at the New York Hall of Science in Queens, New York. You may have already read through my earlier post where I shared pics of what I'd seen at Maker Faire in past years.  Below is a little video clip about our latest adventures at Maker Faire! We had so much FUN this past weekend! :) NOTE: MakerFaire is coming back to NYC this weekend - Get ti...
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You Won’t Believe What I Saw at World Maker Faire

You Won't Believe What I Saw at Maker Faire...
World Maker Faire 2015 is coming to New York City this weekend and I CAN NOT WAIT! I attended Maker Faire for the first time in 2013 as part of Hive NYC’s Summer Maker Dream Team.  I had never heard of World Maker Faire until that moment.  I was in for such a treat!!! Now I can't get enough of Maker Faire whenever they are in my city. If you're in NYC and you haven't gotten you're tickets yet...
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Long Island City – Gantry Plaza State Park & Hunters Point South

Long Island City, Queens NYC - Family FUN along the water's edge at Gantry Plaza and Hunter's Point South Park
  We call Queens our home and nothing is better than being able to take in breathtaking NYC views without having to leave our borough. Whenever we want to enjoy a NYC day right here in our borough we head out to Long Island City. It's the perfect place to enjoy a New York City vibe without having to actually venture into Manhattan. If you've never been here I highly recommend it and th...
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Brick Fest Live – Play in New York City Summer Series

Do your kids love LEGOs? Then you must get them to a Brick Fest Live event pronto! They will love it!!! I promise. Unfortunately, we missed Brick Fest Live when they were recently in our borough of Queens. In part because months ago I had already purchased a Group On deal to attend the Brick Fest Live event at the Meadowlands ExpoCenter in Secaucus, NJ. So yesterday we packed up the kids i...
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5 Tips for Visiting The Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island with Kids

Visiting the Statue of Liberty with Kids
Welcome back! The weather is getting warmer and we've been out and about enjoying all that this wonderful city has to offer. Our latest adventure took us to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. My big boy's been learning about immigration at school. He's been researching Ellis Island and learning about the history and significance behind the Statue of Liberty. Well, you know we had to ma...
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Hudson River Park Pier 51 – Play in New York City Summer Series

Amazing downtown NYC view from Hudson River Park Pier 51 - Great place for kids to play in NYC
Hope everyone enjoyed a FUN Memorial Day weekend! This weekend we took a little time to venture out into the city and visit one of our favorite downtown NYC play spaces, the Pier 51 Play Space at Hudson River Park.  My family loves taking long walks along the water's edge while enjoying the downtown city views.  There's so much to see here, from water fountains to gardens, NYC skyscrapers to Ne...
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My City – Play in New York City Summer Series

Get a NYC view from Governor's Island
NEW YORK, NEW YORK A CITY SO NICE, THEY NAMED IT TWICE Summer is almost here! Time for our family to step outside and have FUN in New York City! There are so many FUN places to explore, from parks to playgrounds, beaches to islands, museums to FUN shops, NYC has it all! Come and explore with us! :) Allow me to introduce you to a my city, New York City! The slide-show below will give you j...
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