Pacplex Reopens After Fixing Damage from Hurricane Sandy
After Hurricane Sandy hit, Pacplex had to close to fix the damage it sustained during the severe weather. Pacplex is reopening with some new additions to the facility. The family fitness center also offers summer camp and after-school programs.
Fun Fall Festivals in Westchester
Celebrate the harvest season at these fall fairs and festivals in Westchester County, NY, including Katonah, Scarsdale, Sleepy Hollow, and beyond. Bring the kids for apple picking, pumpkin carving, hayrides, corn mazes, and more fun fall activities.
How to Pack a Cooler the Right Way
Sunny summer weather calls for having picnics and throwing barbecues, which means transporting perishable foods from the store to the outdoors. CommonGround farm shares food facts and offers tips on how to pack a cooler safely, ensuring that foods don't go bad.
New Horse Riding Summer Camp Offered in Westchester County
Runabout Farms, located in Bedford, now offers a summer camp where children learn to care for and ride horses, as well as riding safety. The farm will also introduce an after-school program in the fall.
Graze on This
Founded by a Connecticut mom, Graze Delivered brings Vermont-fresh organic and sustainable foods to homes and offices across the tri-state area, helping families be more conscious of what they're eating and where it comes from.
Eating for Beginners
Brooklyn mom Melanie Rehak thought she had food figured out until a picky eater arrived on the scene, in the form of her 1-year-old son. In "Eating for Beginners," Rehak wrestles with the basic yet baffling question we face as the parents of 21st-century eaters: How do we make sure they're eating organic, local, and sustainable foods?
How to Choose the Right School for Your Child
If you think about how much time your child spends at school, you might become very overwhelmed trying to pick the right one. Our area experts help you consider what’s most important—for your family.
Getting a Christmas Tree, NYC Style
Linda Grant, a single mom living in New York City, reminisces about family trips to the Christmas tree farm during her suburban childhood and explains how she carries on that tradition with her daughter, even though they live in the city.
Best Halloween Events for Kids in NYC
Find the best Halloween festivals and activities for kids in New York City. Here, we've rated each of the biggest NYC events by level of scariness, so there's something fun for everyone, from a Boo at the Zoo to a scream-worthy Haunted House.
Grow to Learn Awards 36 Grants to NYC School Gardens
GrowNYC and the Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City today announced $59,044 in mini-grant funding awarded to 36 public and charter schools looking to build, maintain, or expand their garden programs. These mini-grants, in amounts up to $2,000, are part of Grow to Learn: Citywide School Gardens Initiative.