Hi Mamas! hope everyone is enjoying the week off between Christmas and New Years! Here are some things to be aware of in the coming week or so. There is a potential school bus strike that could begin right after this holiday break. If your child travels by bus, make sure you’re in touch with the […]
The 57th Street Action Center has been operating as the central emergency distribution hub for the Arverne Queens area at the Ocean Bay Apartment houses since Hurricane Sandy struck the NYC area. The center distributes food, supplies, medical, and legal services to those still living in unhealthy environments. There are still 10,000 people living without […]
It happens every Christmas and birthday in our house: we’re faced with having too many toys. We try to thin the piles, but then everyone keeps giving more. Circle of Moms has some tips we can all use to avoid Toy Overload.
The Secret Theatre in Long Island City is offering a pretty sweet deal through Living Social- $39 (regularly $85) for 4 children’s acting or musical theatre classes for kids ages 6 to 16. Classes are held on Saturdays from 10-11:30am. Want to know more? Check out Living Social.
Don’t know what to do with your old electronics? Has that broken camera been sitting in your basement/garage/attic for longer than you care to admit? Then bring it, and every other electronic you don’t need or want anymore to the Queens Botanical Garden for their E-Waste Recycling Day.
Have you been struggling trying to come up with ways to help your kids cope with the tragedy in Newtown? Marilynn Halas, a life coach and children’s book author, has some tips to help you.
The Met and The Cloisters museum and gardens have announced that they will be open to the public on two Mondays in December—December 24 and 31 as part of the Museum’s popular “Holiday Mondays” program.
Today’s deal is an awesome one: an individual or family gym membership at the Central Queens Y. Choose from four options: $19 for a one-month adult membership (up to a $42 value), $59 for a three-month adult membership with five fitness classes (up to a $211 value), $35 for a one-month family membership (a $67 value), $79 for a […]
We love We Heart Astoria, and we love it even more now! One of their writers, Meg, spent 3 months eating the different foods Queens has to offer. The result? A beautiful, 400 page book. DNAinfo.com interviewed her about it.
Cooking and baking for family are some of my favorite things to do, especially around the holidays. There’s something about the smell of good food being cooked that just puts everyone in a good mood. We could all use some recipe inspiration sometimes, and that’s why there’s Pinterest! Here are some of our favorites.