• New York Family’s April 2014 Issue

    Rosie & Daron Pope, the City’s Best Parks, Dads of Real Estate, a Family Health & Wellness Guide, and more!

    By New York Family

    Apr2014FEATURES

    Partners In Everything
    As they welcome their fourth child and celebrate their first line of baby clothes, Rosie & Daron Pope share their secrets for staying in synch at home and in the office

    Family Health & Wellness Guide
    Our readers share their favorite local pediatricians, pediatric dentists and orthodontists, and OB-GYNs. Plus, advice on pre- and post-natal health and on how to pick a pediatrician, and pediatric dentist and orthodontist 

    Not Your Regularly Scheduled Programming
    Fun summer camps and classes for city kids of all interests (Part I)

    FAMILY FUN GUIDE

    10 Great Events For April
    Bello Mania” at the New Victory Theater, celebrating STEM at the Maker’s Festival, Sakura Matsuri at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, and more

    Park It Here
    Just in time for spring, our family guide to the city’s best parks 

    HOME & AWAY

    Camp Countdown
    Geek out over a host of summer programs with a foundation in math, science, and technology

    Dads Of Real Estate
    Two local dads, who happen to be on top of the city’s real estate game, share what “location, location, location,” means to them and their families 

    COLUMNS

    Editor’s Note
    Lovers as parents, parents as partners 

    Events & Offers
    The scoop on the New York Baby Show, our April Camp Fairs, a TLB Music giveaway, and Blackboard Award nominations

    Scoop
    Sweet treats on the UES, an affordable tutoring program, the ultimate nanny finder, a great sporty toy, and prenatal products

    It’s My Party
    Birthday celebrations at Jodi’s Gym, Session 73, and apple seeds

    Activity Of The Month
    The best yoga classes in the city for families

    Starting Out
    From upscale boutiques to comprehensive super-stores, the NYC metro area has baby-shopping for every budget and need

    Education
    Savvy and sympathetic, Smart City Kids founder Roxana Reid has created one of the city’s premiere admissions consultancies focused on nursery school through high school

    A Special Place
    The Horticultural Society of New York (AKA the Hort) is growing a new generation of little gardeners and eco-minded families

    A Good Idea
    As the NYC Dads Group reaches their fifth anniversary and launches a national hub, the founders share five important truths they’ve learned about fatherhood

    The Last Word
    One local mom reflects on the importance of amazing aunts in any child’s life—and shares why she loves being an “auntie” herself

  • Calendar

    Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day At USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center

    Tennis fans and otherwise will have a blast at the Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day in Flushing Meadows, Corona Park! With... [more]

    Blues BBQ At Hudson River Park

    Combine your family’s love of Blues and BBQ! Hudson River Park’s Pier 84 is hosting this scrumptious festival with America’s... [more]

    Sprinkler Day At Asphalt Green

    Get some relief from the summer heat at Asphalt Green's Sprinkler Day on Saturday, August 23rd.  Starting at 10:30 a.m., your kids... [more]

    Brighton Jubilee Festival At Brighton Beach

    Come to the annual Brighton Jubilee Festival on Sunday, August 24th to experience multiple entertainment stages, shopping booths, kiddie rides,... [more]

    NYC Volkswagen Traffic Jam At Governors Island

    If your little ones can’t get enough of cars, take them to see this classic VW show! The NYC Volkswagen Traffic... [more]

    August Hip Tot Family Day In Greenwood Park

    Greenwood Park is hosting an end-of-summer party for its monthly Hip Tot Family Day. There will be live music, crafts,... [more]

    Big City Fishing At Hudson River Park Pier 25

    Ever wondered what lives in the Hudson River? Now's your chance to find out! Big City Fishing is a free... [more]

    Fabric Wish Flags At The Children’s Museum Of The Arts

    Learn the symbolism and tradition behind Tibetan prayer flags, and express your wishes by creating a unique prayer flag of your own!  Free... [more]

    The Great New York State Fair In Syracuse, New York

    If you're only able to plan one family day-trip this summer, make it The Great New York State Fair in... [more]

    Dinosaur Adaptation Musical At Jefferson Market Library

    Embark on a time-travel adventure to learn about dinosaur adaptations, and how they're similar to the challenges many species face in... [more]

    Summer Movie Night: Little Giants At Pembroke Avenue Community Garden

    Spread a blanket under the stars to watch the family comedy "Little Giants"  at Pembroke Avenue Community Garden in Queens.... [more]

    Space Oddities: Rockets At Tompkins Square Library

    Explore the mysteries of space at this event presented by the Children's Museum of Manhattan. Learn about stars, constellations and... [more]

    ¡Arriba! Dance Party At The High Line

    To end the summer, the High Line is hosting one last Latin dance party on Wednesday, August 27th at 7... [more]

    Make Your Own Personalized Action Figure At The Children’s Museum of the Arts

    Kids love action figures, but what if they could have one that looked just like them? Come to the Children's... [more]

    “Woosical Jr., The Story of Rue” At Times Square Arts Center

    Sing along with  Rue, The Monster of Insecurity and protagonist of "Woosical Jr., The Story of Rue," which will take the stage... [more]

    Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs at American Museum of Natural History

    Take a walk back in time to when dinosaurs roamed the earth. In AMNH's latest exhibit, Pterosaurs: Flight in the... [more]

    Aladdin on Broadway

    This classic Disney film's Broadway musical adaptation has received rave reviews and numerous Tony nominations. Featuring additional new songs and... [more]

    Blue Man Group

    This literally blue trio combines theater, art, and technology into a fascinatingly original performance that’s hard to describe. It’s recommended... [more]

    Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs at American Museum of Natural History

    Take a walk back in time to when dinosaurs roamed the earth. In AMNH's latest exhibit, Pterosaurs: Flight in the... [more]

    Aladdin on Broadway

    This classic Disney film's Broadway musical adaptation has received rave reviews and numerous Tony nominations. Featuring additional new songs and... [more]

    Blue Man Group

    This literally blue trio combines theater, art, and technology into a fascinatingly original performance that’s hard to describe. It’s recommended... [more]

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