A Day in the Life / Activities / Events / New York City

Dog Days in the City – A Dog Lovers Family Guide to NYC


New York has gone to the dogs! The famous Westminster Dog Show has taken residence in Madison Square Garden, and the Chinese New Year (Year of the Dog!) celebrations have already started – furry four-legged friends are definitely having a moment! Where’s the best place for dog fans? No need to be on a short leash – New York City has plenty of fun activities for canine loving families to see.  From famous statues, themed restaurants, lively dog parks, and even a new dogs-allowed cafe – there are many ways to celebrate man’s best friend! Read on for our ‘Best in Show’ list of our favorite ways to celebrate our fur friends, with our Dog Lovers Family Guide to NYC!

Dog Lovers Family Guide to NYC

Photo Credit: Tilly Grassa/Courtesy of the Westminster Kennel Club 

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Little Kid Big City – Times Square Guide for Families


Times Square – land of brilliant billboards, bright lights, oddities and crazy things to see (is that Elmo standing next to a Naked Cowboy?!). However, Times Square has recently become the ultimate family destination with many cool openings, family friendly activities and experiences.

Read on as we go behind the billboards in our latest article with Mommy Nearest, and show you what to do and experience in New York City’s bustling Midtown intersection HERE.

Art / Classic New York / Holidays / New York City / Valentine's Day

NYC Adventure Itinerary – NYC Valentine’s Day Family Itinerary


Love is in the City Air! Valentine’s Day is on the horizon, and the question that everyone always asks us – what to do with kids? No worries- New York City has a plethora of lovely activities for the family. Grab you little sweethearts and embark on this fun Valentine’s Day family itinerary – all right here in the heart of America’s loveliest city.

NYC Valentines Day Family Itinerary

Window to the Heart Times Square

Stop 1: Window to the Heart – Valentine’s Day Art Installation in Times Square 

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A Day in the Life / Activities / New York City

Scratch a New Talent – Unique Classes for Kids in NYC


New Year – new talent! The winter months are the perfect time to try interesting classes where children can learn a new skill or talent. From scratching records in a DJ class to flying through the air like a circus acrobat, the possibilities are endless and there are class options for just about anything your little one can imagine.

Hey Mr. DJ – Learning howto DJ at Scratch DJ Academy

Read on as we uncover the top ten unique classes for kids to discover in NYC, with our latest article with Mommy Nearest HERE.

Art / Events / New York City

Ballet of Balloons – Geronimo at the New York City Ballet


Geronimo (the incredible artist Jihan Zencirli) has raised the ‘barre’ with her latest installation, by bringing a staggering 200,000 compostable, biodegradable,balloons to the New York City Ballet in Manhattan.

View of the soaring 4-floor atriumLittle Kid Big Balloon at Geronimo's Balloon Installation at the NYCBLittle Kid, Big BalloonSit within Balloons at the Geronimo Installation at NYCB

Balloon Room

The site-specific installation is Geronimo’s largest project to date, and takes up the entire 4 floor  space of the New York City Ballet atrium. The balloons range from 10 inches to 10 feet, and are perfectly arranged to create a jaw-dropping, beautiful helium-filled fete.

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