Village of Ossining Celebrates Its Bicentennial
The Village of Ossining is celebrating its 200th birthday with an outdoor sculpture exhibit, "Ossining in 3D," that weaves through the Village's historic buildings and downtown waterfront area. It will be on view through Oct. 26, 2013.
Summer Activities in Westchester County, NY
Do you need great summer activities for kids in Westchester County, NY? Use our guide to find kids classes, Westchester summer camps, summer programs, activities near Westchester County, and family excursions close by. Summer activities in Westchester are at your fingertips.
'Cinderella' on Broadway: A Magical Musical with a Modern Message
In 'Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella' on Broadway, the beloved fairy-tale princess makes her debut (in glass slippers, of course) in a musical filled iconic songs, loveable characters, and a few modern surprises.
What Single Mothers Can Learn from Four Great Movie Moms
Single mothers are becoming more and more common. Cederick Tardy, founder of S.T.R.O.N.G., Inc., a nonprofit that provides education and resources to empower youth and families, lists is top four movies with strong single mother characters and talks about why those mothers raised leaders.
On The Blogroll: Weather Anchor Mama
The NYMetroParents blogroll features the best blogs in the parenting world, from New York and beyond. Here's a closer look at why we love these mom bloggers and dad bloggers and how they're shaping the web for parenting today.
New Campaign Empowers Youth to Help Tackle Nation's Obesity Epidemic
New York 4-H Youth partners with UnitedHealthcare to promote healthy living by launching a new campaign, Eat4-Health, to empower youth to help tackle the nation's obesity epidemic.
Free Outdoor Movies for Families in NYC
There are many family-friendly outdoor movie screenings this summer throughout the NYC boroughs. Here, you'll find the full August schedule, including outside film series in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, and the Bronx.
Chef Secrets: How to Get Kids to Love Healthy Food
A Manhattan mom who owns two restaurants in the city shares tips on dining out with kids, tricks for making vegetables edible, and the recipe for one family-favorite seasonal soup.
Greenmarket Vegetable Chowder
This recipe for a colorful summer vegetable soup, courtesy of the owners of Tocqueville in Manhattan, is the perfect dish to make after a trip to your local greenmarket or farmers market, when you have a lot of fresh veggies on hand.
Twenty Local Schools Receive New Books
Parents, faculty, and PTA members from across the New York City area worked together to win new books from the "Books 4 Our School" campaign co-sponsored by the Brooke Jackman Foundation and NYMetroParents.