City Kid New York: The Ultimate Guide for NYC Parents with kids ages 4-12

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The ultimate guide for New York City moms, with the best kid activities, savvy advice, and family-friendly resources. City Baby has been the essential go-to guide for New York City parents from pregnancy to preschool for more than ten years. City Kid follows suit with indispensable advice and resources for raising a tot, ages 4 through 12, in the Big Apple. Alison Lowenstein, a native New Yorker, author, and mom fills us in on all of the best resources for urban parents. City Kid New York covers diverse and ...
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Overview

The ultimate guide for New York City moms, with the best kid activities, savvy advice, and family-friendly resources. City Baby has been the essential go-to guide for New York City parents from pregnancy to preschool for more than ten years. City Kid follows suit with indispensable advice and resources for raising a tot, ages 4 through 12, in the Big Apple. Alison Lowenstein, a native New Yorker, author, and mom fills us in on all of the best resources for urban parents. City Kid New York covers diverse and essential kid topics such as after-school activities; fun family dining and entertainment options throughout the five boroughs; local weekend excursions for families; tips on throwing birthday parties for all ages; and where to get the best toys, clothes, books, and more in the shopping capital of the world. From fishing through the Go Fish program in Battery Park to performing stand-up at Gotham Comedy Club, the city is not just for adults anymore. Also included are community service projects for kids, DIY tips for setting up kid bedrooms in those tiny New York apartments, and kid-centric tours of museums, sports arenas, and gardens. City Kid New York breaks down all the city has to offer by subject, and features a City Kid Yellow Pages of excellent web resources and helpful organizations to prepare your child for all the big city has to offer.
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"For travelers to the city, Alison Lowenstein's City Kid New York (Rizzoli) offers everything from recommendations for activities and restaurants to advice on throwing birthday parties and shopping for kids." ~Newsday

"Lowenstein dishes up the kind of advice an indispensable mom-friend would share" ~StrollerTraffic.com

"City Kid New York is the latest must-have resource for city parents" ~New York Family

"Lowenstein tackles the entire city finding unique experiences for families... City Kid New York will prove to be an indispensible guide filled with information.” ~Brooklyn Graphic

"Five favorite spots where the crowds aren't dizzying and little ones are welcomed... Tour Little Airplane Productions at South Street Seaport... Have your pancakes with a side of tricks at the Magic Brunch Cercle Rouge... Roam the trails in and around Staten Island's Greenbelt... Get into the swing of things at the New York Circus Arts Academy... How sweet it is at Dewey's Candy in Dumbo..." ~Daily Candy Kids

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780789318787
  • Publisher: Rizzoli
  • Publication date: 3/23/2010
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 947,732
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 8.10 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Alison Lowenstein is the author of City Baby Brooklyn: The Ultimate Guide for Pregnancy through Preschool and City Weekends: The Greatest Escapes and Weekend Getaways in and Around NYC. She has written for The New York Daily News, Newsday, Time Out New York Kids, New York Family Magazine, Babble.com, among many other publications and websites. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband and their two school-aged children.
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