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The 14 Best Kid-Friendly Diners for Families in Manhattan
We found the top 14 family-friendly diners in New York City; when it comes to eating out at a restaurant rather than ordering take out on Seamless again, a diner will keep the whole family happy. They’re low-key and have wipe-clean furniture, kid-friendly vibes, and exhaustive menus with a variety of food items, from chicken tenders and grilled cheese to pasta dishes, salads, and traditional hot entrees. We’ve rounded up our favorite Manhattan restaurants for families below, from upper Manhattan (including family-friendly diners in Morningside Heights, Upper East Side, Upper West Side, and Manhattan Valley) to mid-Manhattan (including kid-friendly diners in Hell’s Kitchen, Chelsea, and Union Square) and down to family-friendly diners in lower Manhattan (including diners in Tribeca, West Village, Lower East Side, East Village, and the Financial District). With this list, you’re sure to find a place to eat with kids, whether nearby or a subway ride away. (read the story...)

Family Where-to Guides for October
Get in the Halloween spirit and get ready for a fun-filled fall! Whether you’re looking for some ghoulish fun to scare the pants off your teens or some more light-hearted haunts for the little ones, we’ve got you covered with our ultimate Halloween guide. Keep the thrills going with escape rooms that allow you to embrace your inner Houdini and give your kids the perfect opportunity to show off their detective skills. Or, if you’d rather take it easy, try taking a family day trip to the farm for some pumpkin picking. Now if it’s already a little too chilly outside, you might want to stay indoors and go for a skate at your local roller rink instead. Whatever you’re looking for, we’ve got what you need to get ready for the Halloween season and make it a great October with your family! (read the story...)

Family-Friendly Corn Mazes in the NYC Area
The leaves are changing color and the crisp autumn air is finally here, reminding us of all the fall festive activities there are for the entire family! Whether it be fall festivals, apple picking, or pumpkin picking, we want you to have the best fall ever! Looking for a way to spend quality time with your child? Sometimes, that includes a nature getaway and a little “cornfusion.” Here’s an a-maze-ing list of corn mazes across New York City, Westchester and Rockland Counties, Upstate New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Long Island and Connecticut, where you can go to (safely) get lost and have fun! (read the story...)

Where to Celebrate Labor Day in the NYC Area
Looking for some great Labor Day events for your kids? Lucky for you, we've compiled a list of the best places for families to spend the holiday weekend and celebrate Labor Day in the New York metro area, from family-friendly parades to special events. Whether you're looking to beat the heat with Labor Day themed museum activities, or enjoy the last days of summer at the beach, we've got you covered. (read the story...)

The Best Places to See the Statue of Liberty from Brooklyn
Seeing the Statue of Liberty is a must on everyone’s bucket lists (yes, even those who grew up in Brooklyn!), but seeing Lady Liberty up-close may not be worth the hassle, price, or time when your little ones are in tow. We found the best, quickest, cheapest ways to view the Statue of Liberty from Brooklyn that are sure to keep your kids entertained—and let you snap an Insta-worthy photo! (read the story...)

5 Ice Cream Shops You Must Visit on the Upper East Side
The Upper East Side of Manhattan has plenty of shops for delicious ice cream. We found the five most unique ice cream experiences for you and the kids on the UES—we aren’t just talking about your run-of-the-mill neighborhood ice cream shop. After all, the best summer days on the Upper East Side are accompanied by delicious ice cream the whole family can enjoy. (read the story...)

10 Best Doughnut Shops in Brooklyn
Doughnuts seem to be the new cupcake in terms of treat popularity, so we found the top 10 doughnut shops in Brooklyn, from classic and old-school shops to vegan treats and unusual flavors. While we’re not suggesting you put yourself in a sugar coma, we are suggesting you stop by at least one of these doughnut shops for a tasty fried treat. (read the story...)

10 Brooklyn Parks with the Best Views of Manhattan
The best views of the Manhattan skyline can be found right in your Brooklyn backyard. These ten family-friendly parks (listed from north to south in neighborhoods including Greenpoint, Williamsburg, Dumbo, Brooklyn Heights, and Sunset Park) are your key to taking in that strikingly beautiful Manhattan skyline view—all while keeping your children entertained. (read the story...)

10 Ice Cream Shops You Must Try in Brooklyn
This borough has plenty of stops for a cool treat. Traditional flavors like chocolate and vanilla, unconventional sweets like saffron passionfruit, and even some guilt-free, organic options. Here are some of our favorites: (read the story...)

12 NYC Classes for Working Out with Your Baby
Working out is a wonderful way to unwind and release some much-needed endorphins post-partum. What better way to destress without taking time away from your little one than working out with your baby right by your side (or even in your arms!) (read the story...)

Farmers Markets in the New York Area
From fruits and vegetables to locally raised meat and dairy, handmade soaps, candles, and jewelry, there is something for everyone to enjoy at one of the following farmers markets in the New York area, including Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Long Island, Westchester County, Rockland County, Orange County, and Bergen County, NJ. (read the story...)

Times Square With Kids: It's Not Just for Tourists
Despite its reputation, Times Square is perfect for a family outing, offering a variety of things to do with kids in the heart of New York City. (read the story...)

7 Date Night Ideas in NYC That Will Make You Feel Like a Kid Again
Re-create some favorite childhood memories—or fulfill childhood dreams—with these date ideas that will bring out your inner child. (read the story...)

Where to Get Cereal as Dessert in Manhattan
Cereal lovers rejoice: You can now find cereal desserts in Manhattan! (read the story...)

South Shore Restaurants with Gluten-Free Menu Options
Dining out with gluten-free family members is easy on the South Shore of Long Island. (read the story...)

Hidden Gems of Long Island
Long Island is home to some hidden gems for families to do and see. We found five can't-miss destinations and things to do that are family-friendly. (read the story...)

Escape Room Games in the New York Area
A roundup of escape room games in the New York area, including New York City, Westchester County, Rockland County, Bergen County, and Long Island. (read the story...)

Unexpected Fun in NYC
37 things to do in New York City that are unique, unusual, and off the beaten path (read the story...)

Things to Do That are Uniquely New York
Eight things to do in NYC that are Unique to New York (read the story...)

Where to Explore Nature in NYC
Six ways to explore nature in New York City (read the story...)

Things to Do and See in NYC for the 'Gram
Eight things to do in NYC for the 'gram (read the story...)

Unexpected Things to Do in NYC with Kids
Seven unexpected things to do with kids in New York City (read the story...)

5 Hidden Gems of Westchester County
Five best-kept secrets of Westchester County (read the story...)

Hidden Gems of Rockland and Bergen Counties
Five best-kept secrets of Rockland and Bergen counties (read the story...)

See Animals in NYC Without Going to the Zoo
Where to see animals in NYC—all without stepping foot in a zoo. (read the story...)


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