CMOM Superpowered Break Week – Drag Queen Story Hour

February 19 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
212 West 83rd Street between Broadway & Amsterdam Upper West Side
New York, NY 10024 United States
Free with museum admission

Celebrate the opening of CMOM’s interactive exhibition Superpowered Metropolis: Early Learning City with all-ages fun including Power Pigeon Puppet Pals and comic book workshops plus other activities designed to improve executive function in ages 6 & under. At 2 & 3 pm, meet celebrated queen Harmonica Sunbeam at Drag Queen Story Hour (DQSH). Through storytelling…

Yeti, Set, Snow!

February 19 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Central Park, West 79th Street & West Drive
New York, NY 10023 United States
$1.5 – $18

An original production from the historic, cozy Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre features a young girl who teaches a sweet, snow-hating yeti with a sparkly silver cat the value of snow and friendship. A fun musical with clever staging in a magical Central Park setting. Short and sweet and a good starter shows for toddlers (though…

Bank Street Bookstore Storytime

February 19 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
2780 Broadway at 107th Street Harlem/Upper Manhattan
New York, New York 10023 US

Morning storytimes take place every day at Bank Street Bookstore, with occasional special themes and visitors.  

Discovery Walks for Families: Harlem Meer

February 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
110th Street Between 5th and Lenox
New York, NY United States
Free

Learn about how the rocky landscape surrounding the Harlem Meer has changed over time, the plants and animals that live there today, and how the Conservancy cares for this complex ecosystem through hands-on exploration and guided activities in a complementary Discovery Journal.

NYHS School Vacation Week: Rock & Roll

February 19 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
70 Central Park West at 77th Street
New York, NY 10023 United States
Free with museum admission

Create rock & roll-inspired art projects to celebrate the new exhibition Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution. Pick up an exhibition family guide and music-filled audio guide to explore an immersive experience of rock greats

Elliott’s Gymnastics

February 19 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
131 West 86th Street between Columbus & Amsterdam
New York, NY United States
$10 – $15

Explore balance beans, padded stairs, hanging bars and other gymnastics equipment. Reservations required via phone/text (917.517.8721) or email ([email protected]). Ages newborn to 7 years old. Monday–Thursday afternoon Varies by day (1 pm-6:15 pm)

CMOM Superpowered Break Week – Superhero Colorist Jose Lopez

February 20 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
212 West 83rd Street between Broadway & Amsterdam Upper West Side
New York, NY 10024 United States
Free with museum admission

Celebrate the opening of CMOM’s interactive exhibition Superpowered Metropolis: Early Learning City with all-ages fun including Power Pigeon Puppet Pals and comic book workshops plus other activities designed to improve executive function in ages 6 & under. At 2 & 3 pm, meet Jose Lopez, a comic book colorist responsible for working with characters like…

Discovery Walks for Families: Turtle Pond

February 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Mid park around 79th Street Upper West Side
New York, NY

Discover Turtle Pond — home to five species of turtles who live here year-round. Learn why they love basking in the sun on flat logs or rocks, which makes the base of Vista Rock the perfect spot for their sunbathing activities. Explore the Pond’s history and design, and hear about what it takes to maintain…

Jam with Jamie

February 20 @ 11:30 am - 12:15 pm
410 Columbus Avenue between 79th & 80th Street
New York, NY 10023 United States
$32

Join a 45-minute music class of upbeat tunes- fun children’s songs, rock n’ roll oldies, and today’s hits. The teacher comes armed with a guitar and props/instruments for the kids to use throughout the class: shakers, scarves, a parachute and more. Pre-register for a $3 discount.

Gateway Storytime

February 21 @ 10:10 am - 11:00 am
West 81st Street & Central Park West
New York, NY 10024 United States
Free with museum admission

Ages 2 to 5 can play in the Discovery Room, then explore a natural science or cultural topic with a story, song, and visit with a worksheet to a related Museum Hall. One of our favorite NYC activities–we’re even in the website’s photos. Two sessions: 10:10 & 11:10 am. Free passes available same day on…

Little New-Yorkers New-York Historical Society Storytime

February 21 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
70 Central Park West at 77th Street
New York, NY 10023 United States
Free with museum admission

This twice weekly program includes the reading of a NY-themed book, related craft project, playtime with historic toys and a special Little New-Yorkers hello song. Past projects have included iphone ‘books’ and construction paper teapots – and it’s never been crowded.

Book Culture on Broadway German Storytime

February 21 @ 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
2915 Broadway at 114th Street Upper West Side
New York, New York 10023 US

Hear stories in Deutsch in the charming children’s section of an independent bookstore. German newbies welcome.

Kefi

222 West 79th Street
New York, NY 10024 United States

Dine on reasonably priced tradtional Greek cuisine including tasty mezes, fried meatballs, slouvaki, house-made Greek yogurt and more among cheerful, rustic decor in chef Michael Psilakis’ friendly cafe.

Levain Bakery Amsterdam

167 West 74th Street at Amsterdam
New York, NY United States

Everything is baked on-site throughout the day at this cozy bakery, from an array of rustic breads to the world-famous six-ounce chocolate chip walnut cookie. We are constantly debating the merits of these versus the equally giant dark chocolate peanut butter chip cookies, and the whole wheat walnut raisin rolls are also yummy (and a…

Épicerie Boulud

1900 Broadway at West 64th Street Upper West Side
New York, NY

Chef Daniel Boulud’s casual outpost is one of our favorite stops before or after Lincoln Center shows. My daughter gets a gourmet hot dog, I have a tasty salad or quiches, my son gets a hearty sandwich, we all end with colorful macarons. Counter service with limited seating; we like to go across the street…

Junzi Kitchen Morningside

2896 Broadway at West 113th Street
New York, NY 10025 United States

Feast on customizable, healthy bings, noodles and salad bowls at a modern fast-casual Chinese food restaurant with counter service and lots of tables.

Cafe Lalo

201 West 83rd Street
New York, NY United States

The extensive cheesecake-heavy dessert menu and charming Belle Époque decor lure locals to this cash-only tourist favorite. Dine on salads, sandwiches, pastries and all-day waffles, quiches and omelets or choose from exquisite desserts including 20+ cheesecake flavors, dozens of pies tarts and cakes (including 10 gluten-free options) and jumbo cookies a al a mode. So…

By the Way Bakery

2442 Broadway at 91st Street
New York, NY 10024 United States

A small cute bakery with muffins, cakes, cookies, cupcakes and more tasty treats, all of which happen to be gluten free.

Alice’s Tea Cup

102 West 73rd Street at Columbus Avenue
New York, NY United States

Enjoy scones in rotating flavors as magical as the decor, sandwiches, salads and treats with optional fairy wings and glitter at a whimsical tea house inspired by Alice in Wonderland. Choose from hundreds of teas served in charming mismatching pots and cups. Fairy wings and glitter avaialble. Gets crowded on weekends and reservations only available…

Orwashers UWS

440 Amsterdam Avenue @ 81st Street Upper West Side
New York, NY

Choose from salads, sandwiches, amazing healthy artisanal bread and not-so-healthy pastries at the new UWS outpost of the 100+-year-old Orwashers Bakery with counter service and seating.

Caffe Storico

170 Central Park West at 77th Street
New York, NY
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Feast on antipasti, artisanal pastas and paninis at Caffe Storico, a classy yet kid-friendly eatery within the engaging New-York Historical Society.

2120: An Art Experience

2307 Broadway between 83rd & 84th Street
New York, NY 10024 United States
$2 – $12

Imagine the future in blockchain enabled immersive art exhibition featuring work by artist Jacob M Fisher in collaboration TG Agency and  Portion.i. The work imagines an art world 100 years into the future, a world that emphasizes fractional, shared ownership and blockchain transactions. Lots of rainbow colored fringe and cool digital projections.

American Museum of Natural History Discovery Room

West 81st Street & Central Park West
New York, NY 10024 United States
Free with museum admission

Explore artifacts and specimens, hang-out inside a giant tree, put together puzzles, build a dinosaur fossil and conduct scientific experiments in an enclosed hands-on space. Free 40-minute timed tickets are available at the Discovery Room entrance (first floor by West 77th Street); they sometimes fill out and you’ll need to come back later.

T. rex: The Ultimate Predator

West 81st Street & Central Park West
New York, NY 10024 United States
$2 – $28

Learn about entire tyrannosaur superfamily and the amazing story of the iconic dinosaur through stunning life-sized models, fossils and casts, and engaging interactives. Visitors ages 12 and up can enjoy an immersive multiplayer virtual reality experience developed exclusively for this exhibition.

In the Company of Harold Prince: Broadway Producer, Director, Collaborator

40 Lincoln Center Plaza Upper West Side
New York, New York 10023 US

See original costumes, set models, and archival video from shows created Harold “Hal” Prince including West Side Story, Fiddler on the Roof, Cabaret, Company, Sweeney Todd, and Phantom of the Opera. Borrowing from the aesthetic of immersive theatre, visitors to can pick up, examine, and interact with reproductions of documents and objects. Facsimiles of the paperwork for Pajama Game and Damn Yankees…

Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution

70 Central Park West at 77th Street
New York, NY 10023 United States
Free with museum admission

Explore the rock & roll world of Bill Graham (1931–1991), one of the most influential concert promoters of all time who worked with the biggest names in rock music—including the Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane, Jimi Hendrix, Santana, Led Zeppelin, and the Rolling Stones—and launched the careers of countless music luminaries at his famed Fillmore Auditorium in…

Superpowered Metropolis: Early Learning City

212 West 83rd Street between Broadway & Amsterdam Upper West Side
New York, NY 10024 United States
Free with museum admission

Step into a playful, comic book version of New York City with a lively team of pigeons, Zip, Zap, and Zoom.  Climb to the top of a magical two-story Treehouse Headquarters equipped with a map, telescope, periscope, and slide to plan your adventures.  Navigate colorful tunnels, tracks, and waterways at a multi-level Supercharged NYC Train…

Inside Art

212 West 83rd Street between Broadway & Amsterdam Upper West Side
New York, NY 10024 United States
Free with museum admission

Assemble, create, peek into, crawl under, and walk through one of a kind sculptures and installations. Interactive artworks by eleven contemporary artists include a cylindrical sculpture that encourages pint-sized visitors to crawl under and peek through a panorama of three-dimensional leaves, a hanging imaginary beehive, a massive tabletop mystery puzzle, groundhog burrows built to human…

In Pursuit of Fashion

1000 Fifth Avenue at 82nd Street
New York, NY
Free with museum admission

See butterfly and lobster hats, fried egg and soup can dresses and other creative clothes and accessories from  the collection of Sandy Schreier, a pioneering collector. Features twentieth-century French and American couture and ready-to-wear, plus fashion illustrations dating from a 1908 pochoir album, Les Robes de Paul Poiret.

DiMenna Children’s History Museum

70 Central Park West at 77th Street
New York, NY 10023 United States
Free with museum admission

Ride an orphan train, play a newsies video game  nd explore lots of other interactive exhibits on a entire floor devoted to kids. Pick up a printed scavenger hunt or just explore the many installations covering centuries of New York history. Lots to learn for older kids and lots to touch including a train table…

The Peace Fountain & Children’s Sculpture Garden

1047 Amsterdam Avenue at West 112th Street Upper West Side
New York, New York 10023 US

See charming small bronze animal sculptures created by K-12 students from NYC and tri-state area around a 40-foot high bronze sculpture by Cathedral Artist-in-Residence Greg Wyatt that weaves together several representations of the conflict between good and evil. Also look for peacocks roaming around the lovely grands of the grand Cathedral.

American Museum of Natural History Discovery Room

West 81st Street & Central Park West
New York, NY 10024 United States
Free with museum admission

Explore artifacts and specimens, hang-out inside a giant tree, put together puzzles, build a dinosaur fossil and conduct scientific experiments in an enclosed hands-on space. Free 40-minute timed tickets are available at the Discovery Room entrance (first floor by West 77th Street); they sometimes fill out and you’ll need to come back later.

Elliott’s Gymnastics

131 West 86th Street between Columbus & Amsterdam
New York, NY United States
$10 – $15

Explore balance beans, padded stairs, hanging bars and other gymnastics equipment. Reservations required via phone/text (917.517.8721) or email ([email protected]). Ages newborn to 7 years old. Monday–Thursday afternoon Varies by day (1 pm-6:15 pm)

ACT Indoor Playstation at the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine

1047 Amsterdam Avenue at West 112th Street Upper West Side
New York, New York 10023 US
$8 – $120

This indoor play in a spacious gym has slides, balls and large colorful mats for crawling. Before or after playing look for peacocks and visit the charming sculptures in the Cathedral’s Children’s Garden, or wander around the majestic Cathedral. For ages 5 & under.

Children’s Museum of Manhattan (CMOM)

212 West 83rd Street between Broadway & Amsterdam Upper West Side
New York, NY 10024 United States
$11

The enchanting Children’s Museum of Manhattan has interactive, educational exhibits, from soft, enclosed areas for babies and crawlers, a whole floor for Dora & Diego lovers, and multicultural explorations for older kids. Admission includes tons of programming and performances.

DiMenna Children’s History Museum

70 Central Park West at 77th Street
New York, NY 10023 United States
Free with museum admission

Ride an orphan train, play a newsies video game  nd explore lots of other interactive exhibits on a entire floor devoted to kids. Pick up a printed scavenger hunt or just explore the many installations covering centuries of New York history. Lots to learn for older kids and lots to touch including a train table…

Hex & Co Board Game Cafe

2871 Broadway at West 112th Street
New York, NY 10025 United States
$10

Play over 1000+ games, including a big kids section. Discover Star Trek Risk, Golden Girls Clue and so much more. Make new friends, watch Dungeon & Dragon tournaments and shop for new family favorites. Range of food options available including gourmet pretzels and ice cream sandwiches.

Hippo Playground

Riverside & 91st Street
New York, NY 10023 United States

Frolic and splash with beloved hippo statues in this well maintained playground in lovely Riverside Park featuring swings, wooden and metal play equipment, slides, a spray shower, picnic tables, benches, sand pit, a drinking fountain, bathrooms and summer weekday art projects.

Heckscher Playground

Sixth Avenue & Central Park South
New York, NY 10023 United States

Central Park’s largest playground features a shaded area with swings and slides, a large, maze-like climber, lots of water features with tunnels, ramps and slides plus giant rocks to climb (and a bathroom). Face painters, musicians and giant bubble makers often congregate at the entrance. Closes at dusk.

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Tuesday, January 1

Caffe Storico

January 1, 2019 @ 11:00 am - December 31, 2020 @ 10:00 pm
Caffe Storico
170 Central Park West at 77th Street+ Google Map

Feast on antipasti, artisanal pastas and paninis at Caffe Storico, a classy yet kid-friendly eatery within the engaging New-York Historical Society.

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10th Annual Welling Court Mural Project

July 1, 2019 - December 31, 2020

Walk though multiple blocks of 100+ murals by artists from around the corner and around the world, providing new arrays of visual experiences that change how people interact with their environment. Mural map available online.

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Saturday, September 14

Just Kidding

September 14, 2019 @ 11:00 am - March 28, 2020 @ 12:00 pm
Symphony Space
2537 Broadway at 95th Street Upper West Side+ Google Map

See top-notch family-friendly music, theatre, dance and more from local and international companies. Sing along with Grammy-award winning kiddie rockers, see charming puppet shows or watch diverse dance forms in an intimate, welcoming venue on select Saturdays. Save 20% on full price tickets when you buy 5 or more shows. Upcoming Just Kidding Shows    

$17
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The New Victory Theater

September 14, 2019 @ 11:00 am - May 23, 2020 @ 12:00 pm

See extraordinary productions of theater, dance, circus, opera and music from around the world in a grand yet welcoming theater  in the heart fo the theater district with complimentary conveniences like lockers, stroller parking and booster seats. All shows feature engaging pre-show activities and photo ops with the cast. Age recommendations vary by show, from short interactive experiences for babies to though-provoking theater teens. The staff is super friendly and special-needs sensitive Deep discounts and free exchanges when you purchase…

$22-$69
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Mozart for Munchkins

September 14, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - May 24, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

Experience classical music in a relaxed, fun atmosphere. All ages (even babies) can crawl, squeal, and dance while everyone enjoys outstanding works performed by exceptional musicians. Concerts feature different instruments and themes from a woodwind musical storytime to a jiving jazz trio all over town on most weekends and some weekdays. Includes interaction with musicians throughout the concert and trying instruments after. Discount packages available. Upcoming Mozart for Munchkins Concerts  

$35/adults, free/kids 
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Tuesday, October 1

Eataly NYC Downtown

October 1, 2019 @ 7:00 am - December 31, 2020 @ 11:00 pm
Eataly NYC Downtown
101 Liberty Street, Floor 3 Lower Manhattan+ Google Map

The downtown outpost of Italian marketplace Eataly is focused on bread, but you can also find delizioso pizza, fresh mozzarella, prosciutto, pasta, rotisserie chicken, chocolate, gelato and weekend kids cooking classes.

FREE
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Venchi Chocolate and Gelato

October 1, 2019 @ 10:00 am - December 31, 2020 @ 10:30 pm

Find a vast selection of bon bons and bars from historic Italian chocolatier plus gelato in a a variety of chocolate and other delicious flavors. Make it even yummier with creamy base of Suprema chocolate spread or a cone dipped in seasonal sprinkles like granules of Piedmont Hazelnuts, Nougatine, Chocaviar or Raspberry. Some seating in the back surrounded by a chocolate waterfall wall or enjoy it in nearby Union Square.

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Stick With Me Sweets Bonbons

October 1, 2019 @ 10:30 am - December 31, 2020 @ 8:00 pm
Stick With Me Sweets
202A Mott St Soho/Tribeca/LES

Gorgeous bonbons in an array of colors and artisanal flavors taste as good as they look in this small Nolita chocolate shop.  

FREE
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Cones

October 1, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - December 31, 2020 @ 11:00 pm
Cones
272 Bleecker Street+ Google Map

Argentinean-style small-batch ice cream and sorbet  comes in traditional and adventurous flavors including sweet potato with brie cheese, yerba mate  and the popular sweet corn with cinnamon.

FREE
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Saturday, October 19

Little Orchestra Society

October 19, 2019 @ 10:00 am - March 8, 2020 @ 11:00 am
The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College
695 Park Avenue at 68th Street Upper East Side+ Google Map

The hilarious Professor Treblemaker hosts a lively introduction to various composers with dancers, young musicians, video and short pieces of music performed by the excellent Little Orchestra Society. Includes audience participation during the show and pre-concert activities in the lobby. A favorite of our family.  Save and get backstage invites with 2 or 4 concert subscriptions. Upcoming Little Orchestra Society Shows

$16-$52
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Friday, November 1

Uptown GRANDSCALE Mural Project

November 1, 2019 - December 31, 2020
Harlem Metro-North Station
101 East 125th Street at Park Avenue+ Google Map

Uptown artists transformed three blocks of fencing located adjacent to the 125th Street Metro-North station into a canvas for murals that support and uplift the community.

FREE
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Color Factory Circle Game

November 1, 2019 - December 31, 2020
Children’s Museum of the Arts (CMA)
102 Charlton Street Soho/Tribeca/LES

Interact with colorful dots by following painted prompts such as ‘leap up’ and ‘reach for the sun.’ Right outside the Children’s Museum of the Arts, which has a jelly bean dispenser (bring quarters) encouraging more color exploration. Both can be found on the Color Factory’s neighborhood exploration map, availble for free at 251 Spring Street.

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Dubuffet Sculpture

November 1, 2019 - December 31, 2020
Fosun Plaza
28 Liberty Street Lower Manhattan

An office tower plaza features a dynamic Jean Dubuffet sculpture and a peaceful Noguchi rock garden fountain.

FREE
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Hive

November 1, 2019 - December 31, 2020
Broadway-Lafayette Subway Station
Broadway & Lafayette

Watch rainbow lights dance across hexagonal honeycomb shapes on the ceiling of the Bleecker Street Station in a light installation by Leo Villareal.

FREE
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Mural Outside Fluevog

November 1, 2019 - December 31, 2020
Fluevog New York
250 Mulberry Street Soho/Tribeca/LES

Colorful florals decorate the wall outside a shoe store with fun funky shoes. A poster with a shoe telling us to ‘Choose Love’ might lead to philosophical questions about the emotional ability of footwear.

FREE
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WTC Street Murals

November 1, 2019 - December 31, 2020
World Trade Center
Fulton & Greenwich Lower Manhattan

Street artists from around the world vibrantly transformed the streets surrounding 3 World Trade Center with fun, colorful murals, bringing love and joy to a place of mourning.

FREE
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Vandal Gummy at 4WTC

November 1, 2019 @ 5:00 am - December 31, 2020 @ 12:00 pm
4 World Trade Center
150 Greenwich Street Lower Manhattan

Wonder at how a giant gummy bear ended up in a prison mugshot, gripping an identity placard in between his gelatin paws in this lobby installation by WhIsBe.

FREE
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Eataly Chocolate & Gelato

November 1, 2019 @ 6:00 am - December 31, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Eataly Flatiron
200 Fifth Avenue at West 24th Street Gramercy/Flatiron

Shop by weight from bins of colorful Venchi bon-bons or pick up some artisanal chocolate made in Italy with raw ingredients in a variety of shapes and textures according to traditional recipes, from smooth spread to crunchy bars to elegant cigars. Or sample some of the best gelato in the city in a range of flavors.

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Pier 25 Playground

November 1, 2019 @ 7:00 am - December 31, 2020 @ 8:00 pm
Pier 25
227 West St+ Google Map

The longest pier in Hudson River Park hosts an awesome playground with eight different water features (including some very unpredictable fountains), rock climbing walls, swings, monkey bars, a big sandbox, geodesic-dome-shaped climbing net and more. Also explore a 18-hole miniature golf course, a snack bar, sand volleyball courts, berthing areas for historic ships and a large artificial turf lawn.

FREE
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Levain Bakery UES

November 1, 2019 @ 7:00 am - December 31, 2020 @ 8:30 pm
Levain Bakery UES
1484 Third Avenue between 84th and 83rd Streets+ Google Map

Everything is baked on-site throughout the day at the UES outpost of legendary bakery, from an array of rustic breads to the world-famous six-ounce chocolate chip walnut cookie. We are constantly debating the merits of these versus the equally giant dark chocolate peanut butter chip cookies, and the whole wheat walnut raisin rolls are also yummy (and a little healthier). Off-the-menu ice cream sandwich - two three-ounce cookies surrounding vanilla ice cream from Ample Hills - available on occasion, follow…

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Norma’s

November 1, 2019 @ 7:30 am - December 31, 2020 @ 2:45 pm
Le Parker Meridien
119 West 56th Street Midtown+ Google Map

Availble-all-day breakfast at this nautical-themed kid-friendly hotel lobby restaurant are over-the-top and pricey - there's even a $2000 ' Zillion Dollar Lobster Frittata' with caviar. Creative sweet and savory dishes in the $30+ range include Super Cheesy French Toast with caramelized onions and applewood smoked bacon, a 'Waz-Za' waffle with fruit inside and outside and crackly brûlée top, and Artychoked Eggs Benedict with truffle porcini sauce (and an artichoke heart instead of en english muffin).

FREE
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Noglu

November 1, 2019 @ 7:30 am - December 31, 2020 @ 6:00 pm
Noglu
1266 Madison Avenue at East 91st Street+ Google Map

Everything is 100% gluten-free and organic at this cozy French import featuring gourmet meals, pastries and coffee. The menu changes with the seasons  but you can always find classic signature dishes such as burgers (classic or vegetarian) and quiches. First floor is take-away counter service, the second floor is casual sit-down table service.

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Heavenly Rest Stop

November 1, 2019 @ 7:30 am - December 31, 2020 @ 7:00 pm

Enjoy excellent pastries, sandwiches, salads and breakfast dishes plus Melbourne-style coffee) nestled among the limestone arches of what was once a side chapel of a 1929 art-deco church, or pick up provisions for a Central Park picnic.

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Chelsea Waterside Park Play Area

November 1, 2019 @ 8:00 am - December 31, 2020 @ 7:00 pm
Chelsea Waterside Park Play Area
West 23rd Street & Eleventh Avenue Chelsea/Meatpacking+ Google Map

The newly designed play area features a giant, multi-colored, one-of-a-kind, Robinia wood pipefish plus water features incorporating limestone cattle head sculptures reclaimed from historic meatpacking district business New York Butchers’ Dressed Meat Company.

FREE
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Heckscher Playground

November 1, 2019 @ 8:00 am - December 31, 2020 @ 7:00 pm
Central Park, Heckscher Playground
Sixth Avenue & Central Park South+ Google Map

Central Park's largest playground features a shaded area with swings and slides, a large, maze-like climber, lots of water features with tunnels, ramps and slides plus giant rocks to climb (and a bathroom). Face painters, musicians and giant bubble makers often congregate at the entrance. Closes at dusk.

FREE
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