• New York Family’s June/July 2014 Issue

    Comedian and father of five Jim Gaffigan, a guide to the city’s best private schools, summer fun in the Hamptons, and more!

    By New York Family

    june coverFEATURES

    If You Give A Dad A Doughnut…
    Raising five kids in the city can’t be easy, but nobody makes fatherhood funnier than comedian Jim Gaffigan

    A Guide To Private School In The City (Part 1 and Part 2)
    Our guide to NYC’s top private schools.

     Summer Dreamin’
    It’s fun, fun, fun (in and around the city)—‘til the kiddos go back to school! Plus, our best picks for family life in the Hamptons

    FAMILY FUN GUIDE

    20 Great Events For Summer
    Summer in the Square, the New York Botanical Garden’s Big Backyard BBQ & Musical Festival, Broadway in Bryant Park, and more!

    HOME & AWAY

    Quality Time
    The local dad behind Hill Country Hospitality brings a taste of Texas to NYC—plus, a yummy summer recipe

    Travel
    The best family-friendly festivals and fairs in the Northeast—from country fairs to music fests

    COLUMNS

    Editor’s Note
    Proof of Fatherhood

    Events & Offers
    A scholarship for grades 2-8, and info about our e-newsletters and Pinterest boards

    Scoop
    A guide to stylish motherhood, a cookie dough delivery service, a new smartphone app for parents, special occasion looks for kids, local gluten- and dairy-free ice cream.

    Activity of the Month
    Make a splash with great local swimming programs

    A Special Place
    With its signature instruction style, the Language Workshop for Children has had city kids loving language learning since 1973

    A Good Idea
    How dad-of-two Greg Pembroke turned his toddlers’ tears into the hit blog “Reasons My Son is Crying

    The Last Word
    Confessions of a hipster dad

  • Calendar

    NYC Unifest At Various Locations

    Join hundreds of unicyclists for three days of one-wheeled madness! Enjoy fun activities like a 13-mile unicycle ride across Brooklyn,... [more]

    Pajama Party: Seussville Celebration At NY Kids Club

    Drop your child off at the Tribeca NY Kids Club for an evening in Seussville. Little ones will run relay... [more]

    Back To School Jam At The Brooklyn Children’s Museum

    Whether you're a seasoned student or starting school for the first time, join the Brooklyn Children's Museum in celebrating the... [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]

    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]

    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]

    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]

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