For one night a year, parents let their kids disregard every rule they’ve ever taught: Do knock on random people’s doors; do take candy from strangers; do wear your favorite princess or dinosaur outfit out in public. Halloween trick-or-treating is an experience loved by everyone — but for obvious reasons, it’s much different in NYC than in other locales. Here are some tips to make your kids’ NYC trick-or-treating experience one to remember.
Since its opening to the public in 2003, Governors Island has become a favorite summer getaway from the city for many families. The island now offers yet another reason to hop a ferry: The Hills, a brand new 10-acre park that features art, stunning harbor views and — most importantly — some seriously super slides.
A new place to play is always cause for celebration here at Red Tri NYC, and a fresh one has popped up in a spot you might not expect: a Turkish Cafe in Sheepshead Bay. We checked it out and give it a big thumbs up, making it a play destination worth a trip, whether your family lives next door or further afield.
What’s the difference between synthetic and natural vanilla? What’s the deal with umami? Just how well do you know what’s in your food? The Museum of Food and Drink addresses all these questions and more, in a family-friendly, bias-free way that will leave everyone, uh, hungry for more.
Psychological anime play with the human psyche, messing with your perception and beliefs, and leaving you thinking about the anime long after it's over. The anime below are some of the best psychological anime, according to MAL ratings, tags, and the columnist's own biases - perfect anime for those times when you're craving a more cerebral viewing experience.
The Coop in Bay Ridge goes beyond high chairs and French fries to deliver a truly kid-friendly cafe that families adore. This cozy cafe has a bar-like vibe and friendly staff, delectable food and drinks, and plenty of space to sit back and relax. What really sets it apart from other cafes, though, is the kid-friendly play area in the back. The Coop welcomes parents to relax and dine while their children play in a safe and fun space—all within arm's reach. Peace for the parents, fun and games for the kids.
In the modern world, we’re constantly looking at some screen or other. And while it’s a good idea to disconnect once in a while, there’s nothing wrong with embracing the age of technology and making the most of the amazing power available at our fingertips.
See these beautiful paper cranes (birds)?
They’re going to help you double or even triple your English vocabulary!
Confused by English spelling? If so, that’s understandable! Plenty of native speakers find it confusing, too. A lot of the English language is “borrowed” from other languages. That’s why we get a lot of weirdly-spelled words in English.
Spending a lot of time online? Then you’ve probably started seeing the same pictures over and over again. Welcome to the internet! You’ve discovered memes.
Not all anime is good. There's no denying that among the many anime series out there, there's plenty of mediocrity. Other anime is so bad it's cringe-worthy. But sometimes an anime is so abysmally bad, it comes out on the other side of brilliant. Grab a drink and a friend, and laugh your way through these ten so bad threy're good "comedy" anime.
Mallory Cooper lives in the sleepy town of Great Wharf, Maine, where nothing ever happens. The most exciting news is a new store opening. The most dangerous crime spree is a recent string of shoplifting incidents. Yet Mallory finds herself growing more and more uneasy, faced with the debilitating fear that the world is not a safe place to be.
A black cat crosses in front of you. What do you do? It depends on what part of the country you're from. In some places, black cats are a sign of ill omen and bad luck; in other places they're a symbol of fortune and good luck. How can the humble black cat mean both good and bad luck? History and superstition are to blame for both sides of the coin. You might say that in some cases the black cat simply had a streak of, well, bad luck.
You’ve seen the photos in your Facebook feed: groups of smiling people holding nearly identical paintings. It’s the “Paint and Sip” phenomenon — friendly art outings with a side of Chardonnay or Shiraz — and the concept is descending on NYC in a major way.
Merlin. King Arthur. Britannia. No, that’s not a word association game with Arthurian legends - those are some of the names that pop up in Nanatsu no Taizai. You might have recognized these names while watching, but dismissed them as insignificant nods to the great legend of Britain’s King Arthur.