• New York Family’s January 2014 Issue

    Designer Shoshanna Gruss, Classes Guide, Winter Fun, and more

    By New York Family
    Photo by Sarah Merians Photography; On Shoshanna Gruss: Shoshanna Denim Ombre Tweed Helena dress (Resort 2014); Dolce & Gabbana shoes; Shourouk necklace; Graff wedding bands; Hair by Andre Davis, Makeup by Caitlin Wooters

    Photo by Sarah Merians Photography; On Shoshanna Gruss: Shoshanna Denim Ombre Tweed Helena dress (Resort 2014); Dolce & Gabbana shoes; Shourouk necklace; Graff wedding bands; Hair by Andre Davis, Makeup by Caitlin Wooters

    Features

    Sho’ Time
    As she celebrates her clothing line’s 15th anniversary, designer—and New York mom of three—Shoshanna Gruss opens up about fashion, family, and why she never makes New Year’s resolutions

    Class-ified Information
    Our guide to classes—for kids of all ages—has the inside scoop on fresh, fabulous, and just plain fun offerings for the New Year

    Family Fun Guide

    10 Great Events For January
    Learn to be an NFL official, “Mysteries of the Unseen World” at IMAX, “The Little Prince: A New York Story,” and more

    Winter Fun Guide
    Your guide to the season’s best sledding, skiing, winter fests, hot cocoa sips, and more

    Home & Away

    Camp Countdown
    10 Things To Consider When Choosing A Summer Camp

    Moms Of Real Estate: Part 3
    Two NYC moms in the thick of the real estate industry share their tips and tales about raising a family in the city

    Columns

    Editor’s Note
    A vote for the city

    Events & Offers
    A $1,000 giggle registry giveaway, January Camp Fairs, the scoop on signing up for our e-newsletters

    It’s My Party
    Birthday celebrations at NY Kids’ Club, Central Park, and Pop Star Parties

    Scoop
    A new tech toy, a personalized book featuring the illustrator of the Harry Potter series, a buzz-worthy cartoon, and more

    Parent In Profile
    Acclaimed baby listener and behavioral scientist Priscilla Dunstan has cracked the code on the cries of infants

    Growing Up
    Who better than Dr. Karen Rancourt, a loving grandmother with a PhD in child development, to write a popular column about the thorny issues between parents and grandparents?

    A Special Place
    Since its founding 10 years ago, giggle has been the retail gold standard for new and expectant parents shopping for newborns and beyond

    Last Word
    A local mom reconsiders her relationship with white wine

  • Calendar

    Sweet Spot Festival: The Last Dance At Riverside Park

    Come out to Riverside Park's Pier 1 to enjoy some sweet beats!  Reggae, Soulful House, AfroBeat and Disco will be spun... [more]

    Richmond County Fair At Historic Richmond Town

    Visit Staten Island's Historic Richmond Town for an old-fashioned county fair that's sure to delight the whole family. Adventurers can... [more]

    Reading With The Stars: Captain Underpants! At The Scholastic Store

    Captain Underpants is swooping into the Scholastic Store for an afternoon of crafts, games and fun! He'll be reading from... [more]

    22nd Annual Great North River Tugboat Race & Competition At Pier 84

    Come on out to Pier 84 in celebration of NYC’s tugboats! There will be a boat parade and race,  nose-to-nose pushing contests... [more]

    Brazilian Day Parade & Festival In Little Brazil

    Celebrate Brazilian Independence Day  at the 30th Brazilian Day Parade and Festival! The parade kicks off at 10am, and the... [more]

    Chuck Jones Matinees: The Phantom Tollbooth At The Museum Of The Moving Image

    Catch director Chuck Jones's only original animated feature film, based on Norton Juster's classic novel, The Phantom Tollbooth. A boy named... [more]

    Omar’s Summer Blast-Off In The Fantasy Forest

    Celebrate summer's end with a marvelous party hosted by magician Omar Olusion in the Fantasy Forest at the Flushing Meadows... [more]

    Labor Day: West Indian Carnival Headdress & Mask Making At The Children’s Museum of Manhattan

    Children can take part in the Caribbean Carnival festivities by crafting a headdress or mask at the Children's Museum of... [more]

    US Open Viewing Picnic At Brooklyn Bridge Park

    You don't have to be in sitting in Arthur Ashe to score a great seat for this year's US Open! Head... [more]

    AMNH Fall Morning Bird Walks At Central Park

    Observe the beauty of fall bird migration with the American Museum of Natural History and ornithologists Paul Sweet (Tuesdays, 7... [more]

    Toddler Tuesday At Lakeside Rink

    Get your little one on wheels at Toddler Tuesday at Prospect Park's Lakeside Rink. You and your kid can skate around... [more]

    Mad. Sq. Kids EXPLORE! In Madison Square Park

    Discover the hidden delights of NYC's iconic Madison Square Park with your little ones! Go on a scavenger hunt, learn... [more]

    AMNH Fall Morning Bird Walks At Central Park

    Observe the beauty of fall bird migration with the American Museum of Natural History and ornithologists Paul Sweet (Tuesdays, 7... [more]

    Natural Histories at American Museum of Natural History

    Now through October 2014, visitors to the American Museum of Natural History can learn how scientific illustration played a key... [more]

    IMAX: Great White Shark at American Museum of Natural History

    Narrated by Bill Nighy, Great White Shark, the latest IMAX documentary film at the American Museum of Natural History, gets... [more]

    AMNH Fall Morning Bird Walks At Central Park

    Observe the beauty of fall bird migration with the American Museum of Natural History and ornithologists Paul Sweet (Tuesdays, 7... [more]

    Natural Histories at American Museum of Natural History

    Now through October 2014, visitors to the American Museum of Natural History can learn how scientific illustration played a key... [more]

    IMAX: Great White Shark at American Museum of Natural History

    Narrated by Bill Nighy, Great White Shark, the latest IMAX documentary film at the American Museum of Natural History, gets... [more]

    Natural Histories at American Museum of Natural History

    Now through October 2014, visitors to the American Museum of Natural History can learn how scientific illustration played a key... [more]

    IMAX: Great White Shark at American Museum of Natural History

    Narrated by Bill Nighy, Great White Shark, the latest IMAX documentary film at the American Museum of Natural History, gets... [more]

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