• 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