New York Family’s Ultimate Guide To Raising Kids In New York City (2015-2016)


Editor’s Note
Growing up

Events & Offers
The inside scoop on all of New York Family’s newsletters, live events, and online calendar

Last Word
From “Sex And The City” to “Odd Mom Out,” a local mom shares life lessons learned in and out of the writers’ room


Peace, Happiness, and Space Solutions
How city families with children sharing a bedroom make it work–plus, tips on where to shop for kids’ furniture

X Marks The Spot
Uncover hidden spots and revisit old favorites with this citywide family scavenger hunt from Watson Adventures

The Ultimate Guide to Family Life in Lower Manhattan
New York Family’s guide to enrichment, education, parks, shopping, dining, culture, and more in the growing family hub of Lower Manhattan


A comprehensive guide to the city’s best classes for kids—plus hot tips on picking the right class for your child

Our fave birthday party venues and entertainers are sure to add something special to any child’s big day–plus, our favorite places to shop for party favors

Get ready to shop to it with our selective guide to the best local retailers for all things baby, child, and family–plus, the best family-friendly flea markets in the city

See NYC through a tourist’s eyes with our annual round-up of top attractions and family adventures–plus, NYC by boat, foot, and bus

Theater & Live Performances
Sit back and enjoy the show at NYC’s most kid-friendly theaters and venues–plus, how to get great deals on show tickets

From a state-of-the-art media lab to special stroller tours, the city’s museums offer hands-on learning opportunities for all ages–plus, our guide to museums that are off the beaten path

They say knowledge is power—so study up on the city’s best resources for choosing the best school for your child

Health & Wellness
Where to find local pediatricians and dentists–plus, tips on picking a pediatrician and on special needs resources in the city

New & Expectant Parents
A selective guide to local bump and baby essentials–plus, Best in Show from the 2015 New York Baby Show