On The Blogroll: Mommy Delicious
The NYMetroParents blogroll features the best blogs in the parenting world, from New York and beyond. Here's a closer look at why we love these mom bloggers and dad bloggers and how they're shaping the web for parenting today.
Black Violin: Back in Manhattan and Ready to 'Bow' You Over
Black Violin, the dynamic duo that includes violinists Kev and Wil B, astounds audiences with a funky fusion of classical, jazz, hip-hop, and R&B. Catch a concert at Manhattan's New Victory Theater this November.
LeAp Celebrates 34 Years of Arts Education on 'LeAp Day'
Mayor Bloomberg proclaimed Feb. 29 "LeAp Day" in honor of Learning Through an Expanded Arts Program, which provides arts-based after-school programs to NYC public schools.
'Alice in Wonderland' on MacDougal Street
Our theater editor reviews a new Off-Broadway musical version of 'Alice in Wonderland' presented by the Literally Alive Children's Theatre group at the Players Theatre in NYC. Join her on a magical, musical underground adventure for theatergoers young and old, down a most awesome rabbit hole in the heart of Greenwich Village.
Spotted in the Saddle
Teen actor RJ Mitte of "Breaking Bad" fame visited New York City to mentor budding actors, speak out against bullying, and support therapeutic horseback riding.
Best and Worst Celebrity Baby Names of 2011
It's true celebrities may go over the top with unique and quirky names when it comes to naming their babies. Here are the best and worst celebrity baby names of 2011.
September 11 Memorial Events in Manhattan
This year marks the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. Here, we've rounded up several memorial and remembrance events in NYC that are appropriate for families and children.
September 11 Memorial Events in Queens
This September marks the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Commemorate the events with your family at these memorial events in and near Queens.
September 11 Memorial Events in Brooklyn
Commemorate the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks with these family-appropriate memorial events in the Brooklyn area, including the Run to Remember on Governors Island, a spiritual concert at Church of Saint Ann, and a family art project at Wave Hill in the Bronx.
September 11 Memorial Events in Westchester County NY
Westchester County families can commemorate the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks at several local memorial events. Read on for details.