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World Maker Faire Everything You Need to Know Before You Go

World Maker Faire is coming back to NYC this weekend and we can't wait! Today I'll tell you about World Maker Faire everything you need to know before you go, including what is Maker Faire, what you can expect to see, how to get there, and even what to eat. Read on...  And don't forget to PIN THIS so you can come back to all this info later! Big thank you to World Maker Faire for providing o...
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You Won’t Believe What I Saw at World Maker Faire

World Maker Faire 2017 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. Maker Faire is coming back to New York and I'm ready to go! W...
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Generation Code: 6 Reasons to Send Your Kid to Coding Camp

I recently discovered Generation Code and it got me thinking about the 6 Reasons to Send Your Kid to Coding Camp this summer. As parents we have to start thinking of coding and computational thinking as the key skills our kids need to learn to excel in the careers of tomorrow. Coding is everywhere and our kids are asking to learn the language! Let me tell you why and how you can sign them up. It's...
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Alligator Pie: Must-See Off Broadway Musical for the Family This Summer

Summer is here and we've been out exploring and enjoying all that our great city has to offer. This also includes checking out some of the great Off Broadway shows. Recently we got to see SOULPEPPER's Alligator Pie! It's a must-see Off Broadway musical for the family. Read on to learn more, plus I'll tell you how you can win tickets to take your entire family to see the show! Disclosure: Than...
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The Ultimate Guide to Planning a Summer of STEM

Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) is a great way to create interesting, engaging, and FUN learning experiences for kids this summer and avoid the summer slide! To help you plan a great summer of STEM learning I've put together the Ultimate Guide to Planning a Summer of STEM. What we learn with pleasure we never forget. - Alfred Mercier Did you know that kids can lose up to 3 month...
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Alligator Pie: A Family Friendly Theater Production Coming to NYC

Summer is finally here in NYC! To celebrate I'm partnering with SOULPEPPER on 42nd STREET to tell you all about an exciting theater festival happening in NYC this summer! Plus, I have a sweet discount code for you -- read on to learn more! If you’ll be in NYC this summer I thought you might enjoy checking out this one of a kind FUN family-friendly production! Music, invention, and deliciou...
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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

Check out all the fun we had at Maker Faire and find an event near you - click the link -
Everyone is a maker at Maker Faire! World Maker Faire is coming back to 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. NOTE: MakerFaire is coming back to NYC this weekend - Get tickets to attend on September 23rd and 24th,  20017 by clicking here - updated 9/20/17 Below...
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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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