Get the Message! Explore Graphic Design with Kids

Get the Message! Explore Graphic Design with Kids

Even though I expected to be surprised, I discovered something truly unexpected. Ensconced in a Plexiglas cabinet was the Spiralizer, a rare and amusing oddity. One of a mere handful in existence, the object appears to have been plucked from a wizarding shop in Diagon Alley. Intentionally remarkable, it was meant to be played  with,…

Take the Kids to See Shoe Art in Albany

Take the Kids to See Shoe Art in Albany

Ours is not a high brow family. My kids don’t usually volunteer to attend classical concerts or art exhibits, but with the right incentive they will attend willingly. Shoe art exhibits are usually sufficient draw as silly, fun, whimsical shoes easily capture their imagination. Given that, I have been wondering why we left the Albany…

Things That Go Bump In The Night at the Farmer’s Museum

Things That Go Bump In The Night at the Farmer’s Museum

If you’re looking for a spine-tingling way to celebrate All Hallows Eve, then a trip to the Farmers’ Museum in Cooperstown, New York is a must!  Our 1 1/2 hour drive on scenic Rt. 20 West brought us through several historic and haunted towns, but what awaited us at the Farmers’ Museum was more than…

Capitol Hauntings: Halloween Tour of the NY State Capitol

Capitol Hauntings: Halloween Tour of the NY State Capitol

Deep in the heart of Albany is the creepiest, scariest spot in the entire Capital Region. No, it’s not a corn maze or haunted house. Even more frightening than Freddy Krueger in suburbia, experience true terror on a Capitol Hauntings Special Halloween Tour of the New York State Capitol. Discover “secret” demons, spectral presidents, invisible…

Chinatown – A Fun Thing To Do With Kids In New York City
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Chinatown – A Fun Thing To Do With Kids In New York City

Chinatown in lower Manhattan is a great way to introduce children to America’s diverse cultural heritage, and it’s a fun thing to do with kids in New York City. Never one to miss a golden opportunity to impart a lesson to my children, I took advantage of our visit to Chinatown in lower Manhattan to…

A World Tour In a Day: United Nations, NBC Studio Tour, Nintendo World, and Chinatown
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A World Tour In a Day: United Nations, NBC Studio Tour, Nintendo World, and Chinatown

There are so many fun things to do with kids in New York City, and never enough time to do it all. Even though I lived in Manhattan for over a decade, I’m still finding new and exciting things to do (and I’m sure that will be true as long as I live.) But it’s…