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A Backpack Full of Inspiration

Saturday, November 22nd, 2014

Scot and Jacq Tatelman started STATE Bags after realizing that a new backpack could make a big difference in a child’s life. Their high-energy backpack giveaway at P.S. 208 in Harlem was filled with confidence-building life advice.

Fighting to Keep a Head Start

Saturday, November 15th, 2014

Parents are scrambling to save a Williamsburg preschool and day care center set to be evicted because its landlord plans to sell the building to a developer.

The eviction notice gives Bushwick United Head Start, which has been serving local low-income families for more than a quarter-century, until the of the year to clear our. Teachers, parents and community activists are looking for ways to stop the closure of the city-funded school, run through the Administration for Children’s Services.

Extending Gingerbread Lane

Saturday, November 15th, 2014

Jon Lovitch’s candy-covered holiday village, “Gingerbread Lane,” made the Guinness Book of World Records last year with 157 gingerbread houses. This year, he’s back at the New York Hall of Science, with plans to break his record by expanding his gingerbread empire to 1,020 houses.

The holiday-themed village will close Jan. 11 when the sweet real estate will be given away.

Big Ride Through Little New York

Saturday, November 15th, 2014

The Holiday Train Show has returned to the New York Botanical Garden to take visitors of all ages on a magical ride. The show, which feature new miniature city landmarks and a collection of railway trains and trolleys, runs through Jan 19.

Blind Marathoner’s Race to Help

Thursday, November 6th, 2014

Halloween’s a Family Affair

Saturday, November 1st, 2014

The Great Pumpkins Arrive

Saturday, November 1st, 2014

Park’s Long Sandy Comeback

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

Keeping an Eye on Kids’ Sight

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014