Williamsburg is now home to so many families The New York Times dubbed it “Toddlertown,” and this Saturday Town Square and Motherburg NYC are embracing the baby boom with the all-day Brooklyn BabyFEST. Cloth diapers, home births, tips on sleep and getting into preschool are just some of the things new and expectant parents can glean from the 70 exhibitors and 20 panel discussions. Expect food and drink from The Brooklyn Hero Company, ice cream by LIC’s Malu, live music, free childcare on site, and Brooklyn Based Kids is sponsoring the first-ever Diaper Derby–a crawling contest for those who are mobile but not yet walking. Email us if you want to enter; there are only 5 slots, and the first baby to reach the finish line gets a $40 gift certificate to children’s bookstore, The Story Nook. Be sure to check out the exhibitors and lineup of panelists and demos, then purchase tickets in advance to save time and money at the door.
Wed April 16, 2014If shooting shuffleboard at the Royal Palms has given you a taste for geriatric gaming, be sure to expand your repertoire by swinging through on Wednesday to check out weekly bingo night. Don’t worry, this isn’t your typical stuffy church basement affair—it’s hosted by Linda Simpson and Murray Hill, celebrity drag personalities […]
Mon April 21, 2014Ok, last weekend proved that we are finally out of the vortex, and it’s time to shift focus to nice, outdoor things, like picnics, bbqs, pig roasts and seafood boils. To get your first taste of that last one this season, buy your ticket now for the annual backyard clam boil at […]
Thu April 17, 2014Did you know that the Roof at Whole Foods hosts events like a weekly Wednesday trivia night? Me neither, which is why I was delighted to discover that starting this Thursday, the health food mega-facility will be serving monthly beer dinners in partnership with selected breweries. This month, Queens-based Singlecut Beersmiths is […]
At this point you’ve probably either used a car service app like Uber, or ridden with someone who has. We love that they take the guesswork out of when your car will arrive–one of the biggest mysteries of calling a car service dispatch is why they say “seven minutes” when what they really mean is […]
Sun April 20, 2014You know what they say about not putting all your eggs in one basket? Well they don’t say that on Easter, when you’ll be running around Greenpoint with a basket trying to find as many eggs as possible and putting them into that one basket. At the end of the day you’ll […]