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Blogs & Sites
Location: Mercer Street, between Bleecker and West 3rd Streets, New York, NY
Mercer Playground is a slender, mostly paved, play space that is unique in that it offers kids a place to skate, cycle, and scooter safely away from both taxis and pedestrians. This park...
Location: Central Park West & 79th Street, New York, NY
It's not easy to find, and many people don't know about, Central Park's lovely little four-acre garden dedicated to William Shakespeare (who, it turns out, was quite a plant-lover). The gard...
Location: 110th Street and Lenox Avenue, New York, NY
Location: 450 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
Tunnel through a prairie dog town, master the language of baboons, create animal art. At The Wildlife Conservation Society's Prospect Park Zoo, kids meet all kinds of animals, without being ove...
Location: 161st Street & River Avenue, Bronx, NY
Season tickets start at $648 for bleacher seats, but the Yankees offer all kinds of packages, including a 15 date Sunday Plan ($120-$435), and a 12 date Saturday Plan ($96-$348), among o...
Location: New York, NY
New York Talks and Walks offers over 100 different tours, and can also customize tours to suit the needs of your family, group, association, or special occasion. Child-friendly rambles are des...
Location: 679 Riverside Drive, New York, NY
Riverbank State Park covers 28 acres 'way up on the Upper West Side of Manhattan.
The pedestrian esplanade, which rises high above the Hudson River, offers strollers breathtakin...
Location: 7th Avenue at 43rd Street, Brooklyn, NY
Sunset Park sits on the highest point in Brooklyn and affords a beautiful view of the Manhattan skyline.
Facilities include an Olympic size outdoor pool (summer only), a Compute...
Location: Forest Park, Jamaica, NY
Forest Park offers some 538 acres of wilderness, with miles of walkways lined with iron lampposts, making this the optimal spot for urban hikers. Cyclists jam park roadways on weekends, while m...
Location: 53-51 111th Street, Flushing, NY
The Queens Zoo was developed as a tribute to American wildlife; the naturalistic habitats here represent wild lands of North and South America. More than 400 animals of nearly 40 species can be...
Location: 73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Glen Oaks, NY
The Queens County Farm Museum is the only working historical farm in New York City. The 47 acre site includes the 18th century Dutch-flavored Adriance farmhouse, a greenhouse complex, barns, an...
Location: Shore Road & 72nd Street, Brooklyn, NY
Nestled in Bay Ridge, between Shore Road and the waters of The Narrows, are four and a half acres of rambling parkland that were transformed by sheer community dedication in the mid-1990's.
Location: Madison Square Park, New York, NY
Madison Square Park park covers a little more than six acres in the Flatiron District and is nestled among some of NYC's prettiest older skyscrapers, including the Flatiron Building, the Metro...