Brooklyn Teen Wins Art Contest at Ripley's Believe It or Not! Times Square
NYC teen Valerin Sanchez of Bushick School for Social Justice in Brooklyn was named the winner of the Materials Matter Amazing Art Challenge at Ripley's Believe It or Not! Times Square on June 15.
Long Island Dad on Mission to Make Swim Time Safer for Kids
One Long Island dad is making it his mission to teach children about pool and swimming safety through the Long Island Drowning Prevention Task Force.
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.
What Mom Really Wants for Mother's Day
Alice Currah, a mom of three and celebrated food blogger, petitions her husband for a day off this Mother's Day. Follow her lead for a relaxing day that starts with a delicious breakfast in bed.
A Guide to Wheelchair Accessible Nature Trails in the NYC Suburbs and Fairfield County in Connecticut
Get outdoors and enjoy the fresh air and nature around you at these national parks in Fairfield, Westchester, and Rockland counties, including parks in Monroe, Nyack, and Yonkers, that have been approved wheelchair accessible by the nonprofit Rails-To-Trails Conservancy.
FLOTUS: New Grant Opportunity to Get Obesity-Fighting Programs into More Schools
FLOTUS Michelle Obama announces new school grant opportunities that would allow the schools to implement innovative programs that target childhood obesity, including NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center's CHALK/Just Move program.
Family Outing: Katonah Museum of Art
The Katonah Museum of Art in Bedford, NY, is a non-collecting museum that hosts about a dozen art exhibits each year and corresponding programs for kids and families such as guided tours, story times, art programs, family days, and school vacation programs.
13 Not-Too-Scary Halloween Movies the Whole Family Can Watch Together
Not everyone likes to be spooked come Halloween season and with this list of not-too-scary Halloween movies featuring classic titles, everyone in the family can enjoy a night in to watch a classic movie without getting too much of a scare.
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.
Annual Auction Raises $376,000 to Benefit City Harvest
City Harvest, an organization that delivers food to hungry New Yorkers, hosted its annual auction and awards ceremony on April 24. Danny Meyer and the chefs from the Union Square Hospitality Group were also honored that night for their efforts to fight hunger.