3 easy day trips to get you in to the holiday spirit!


Check out these three easy day trips that will get you in to the spirit of the holidays. Westchester’s Winter Wonderland, Valhalla, NY Appx 1 hour from Brooklyn Attractions include: Winter Wonderland Holiday Circus, The Santa Experience, unlimited holiday rides, candy cane lane and a musical light show. Bergen County’s Second Annual Winter Wonderland, Paramus, NJ […]

The best holiday happenings all season long!


Check out our top picks for Holiday fun happening all season long! Dyker Heights Christmas Lights, Brooklyn It just wouldn’t be Christmas in Brooklyn without them. Visit the Dyker Heights section of Brooklyn (cross-streets: high 80’s (83rd thru 86th mostly) between 11th thru 13th avenues…and beyond!) and see the best Christmas-light displays around. Gingerbread Lane, […]

‘Tis the season for trains!


The holidays are among us and that means train shows!  Holiday Train Show at Grand Central Terminal, Midtown The holiday season is a time of joy for kids of all ages and nothing says holiday enchantment quite like dazzled little faces watching in wonderment as model trains zip through tunnels, by subway stops, around familiar […]

Our favorite Brooklyn based sing-alongs this fall!


    Lavendar Blues LIVE, LOVE & LAUGH! Lavender Blues is about having fun, bonding with your child and bringing a positive, creative energy to brighten up your day! Weekly sing-alongs at various locations throughout Brooklyn including Boerum Hill, Dumbo, Clinton Hill, Ditmas Park and more. Hopalong Andrew Former Central Park Ranger Hopalong Andrew adapts the classic cowboy songs […]

Easy apple picking!


Apples are closer than you think: check out these nearby farms! Outhouse Orchards, Croton Falls, 1 hour 12 min from Brooklyn. Wilkens Fruit & Fir Farm, Yorktown Heights, 1 hour 8 min from Brooklyn. Stuart’s Farms, Granite Springs, 1 hour 30 min from Brooklyn. Harvest Moon Farm & Orchard, North Salem, 1 hour 41 min from Brooklyn.

Kid-Friendly Hikes Perfect for Fall


Enjoy the fall foliage with these kid-friendly hikes; the best part is they’re just over an hour from Brooklyn! Turkey Mountain Preserve, Yorktown Heights, 1hour 15 min from Brooklyn. Rockefeller State Park Preserve, Sleepy Hollow, 1 hour 7 min from Brooklyn. Croton Gorge Park, Cortland, 1hour 15 min from Brooklyn. Edith G. Read Wildlife Sanctuary, […]

Day Trip With a Halloween Twist!


Croton on Hudson: foliage, hiking and The Great Jack O’ Lantern Blaze!  Get some wiggles out after the drive at River Walk or head directly to Croton Gorge Park, a popular spot for fishing, picnicking and hiking, with direct trail access to New York State’s Old Croton Aqueduct, which begins here. The Croton River also begins here. […]

Cozy up this fall with these five great story hours! 


We all know how important reading is for developing brains–here are five story hours that we think your littles will love. Greenlight Bookstore, Fort Greene and Prospect Lefferts Gardens Saturday Story Time is geared toward kids ages 3 to 8 and their families. Authors and illustrators of picture books often visit the store on Saturdays […]

Adorable Halloween Costumes for Under $20!

A Halloween pumpkin is classic and adorable, and you can't go wrong with the Punkin Cutie Pie Costume for tots.

It may feel like summer but Halloween is creeping up on us. As much as we might wish we had time to sew a DIY owlet costume it’s probably going to come down to placing an order. Here are four costumes that won’t break the bank, plus one crayon set that will turn your kid […]

Pumpkin and apple picking near NYC!


From picking your own apples and pumpkins to hot cider and hayrides these farms have the fall experience you’re looking for! And the best part is they’re only 60-90 minutes from Brooklyn! Fishkill Farms, East Fishkill, NY Visitors to the farm can pick their own fruit and buy our vegetables and other local foods at […]