New York — a foodie paradise
Hannah at the American Museum of Natural History

New York — a foodie paradise

It’s impossible to go hungry in New York—not with vendors selling hot dogs, pretzels, kabobs and more on every corner. It’s also impossible to get bored eating in New York, whether you want to head to China Town or Ninth Avenue for good ethnic eats, great burgers, pasta, pizza or more gourmet fare.

Continue Reading
Central Park through a preschooler’s eyes
Hannah on Central Park Lilly Pads

Central Park through a preschooler’s eyes

We saw the penguins and the puffins, the sea lions and polar bears Ida and Gus, the Red Pandas and the Snow Monkeys. The Snow Leopards -- new to the zoo -- seemed to be hiding. The Wildlife Conservation Society, which oversees The Central Park Zoo as well as the Bronx Zoo and others in NYC (www.wcs.org), is a leader in the care and conservation of these creatures.

Continue Reading
A few days in New York with a preschooler
Shrek the Musical on Broadway

A few days in New York with a preschooler

This is my four year-old cousin Hannah Sitzman’s first Broadway production and she loves every minute of it -- from the costumes and sets to the music to the black tee shirt which spells out “Shrek” in pink sparkly letters. I especially loved the magic of the costumes.

Continue Reading
A TRIP DOWN MEMORY LANE AT DISNEYLAND
Chip Orlee and Mel at Disneyland character breakfast

A TRIP DOWN MEMORY LANE AT DISNEYLAND

The kids, three-D glasses on, are laughing at the Muppets very funny antics and all of the 3-D Special effects at the Muppet Show at Disney’s California Adventure. But these two kids aren’t four. They’re 18 -- newly minted high school graduates. Yet they are having as much fun at California Adventure and later at the iconic Disneyland (which opened in 1955) as any kid.

Continue Reading
Close Menu
Close Panel