Waldo, the famous children’s book character, is turning twenty-five this year. The Story Nook is celebrating the occasion with twenty local businesses in Astoria & Long Island City. From Inside Astoria at 37-20 Ditmars Blvd, to Little Ones Pre School at 474 48th Avenue, participants are to hunt for a small figure of Waldo at […]
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The Ultimate List of Things to Do in Queens With Kids I have spent most of my life in Queens. Not because I had no other place to go, or no means to move, but because I truly believe that this area is like no other in the world. Steinway Street and Flushing can transport […]
On June 3, ARTBOOK @ MoMA PS1 opened a new Magazine Store in MoMA PS1′s redesigned entrance. An expertly curated annex to the bookstore, the ARTBOOK @ MoMA PS1 Magazine Store will present the best of the current crop of international magazines in all genres—from intensely local food and fashion zines; to international art, theory, […]
The boardwalk may be in the process of a rebuild after Sandy but the Rockaways still have beautiful beaches and great food to enjoy during the summer days. Here, from the blog Rockaway Siren, are some great ways to enjoy this area with your kids.
A revived interest has developed over a 3.5 mile stretch of old Rockaway Beach Branch railroad that lies abandoned in Central and Southern Queens. Since rail service ended over 60 years ago, it has become a dumping ground for garbage, abandoned cars and other debris, and is one of the largest tracts of unused land […]
While school overcrowding is a very present issue for many of us, not much is presently being done to handle it. This school year, four new schools opened in all of Queens to handle overcrowding. Right now, there are several new school projects on the horizon that we thought you should know about. Most of […]
Every year in late spring, children, teenagers and their families gather on 23rd Avenue and 94th Street in East Elmhurst for the most exciting Queens competition of the year: the Flushing Meadow Soap Box Derby. This year’s races will be held on June 9th beginning at 10AM and will end about 4PM-5PM. Children and teens […]
The end of the school year is almost here and summer right around the corner. Reading is a great summer hobby that kids can get into no matter where they are for the vacation. Here are some local resources for summer reading in Queens.