Do your kids have what it takes to be an American Ninja Warrior? Fans of the popular TV show get to put their skills to the test at two new ninja warrior gyms in Westchester. Westchester Ninja Warrior opened in Elmsford last fall, and The Grit Ninja just opened this month in Pleasantville. I signed up my 7-year-old son, a devotee of the show, for a winter course at Westchester Ninja Warrior. He’s been having a blast so far. The classes are designed for ages 5 to adult and take place in a room constructed with … [Read more...] about Ninja Warrior Gyms Come to Westchester
With our first big snow storm forecasted for this weekend, here's a round-up of our best snowy days posts. Oh and have you tried snow ice cream? It's actually delicious. Enjoy and stay safe this weekend! 5 Ways to Make Winter Days Fun Snow Day Survival Guide Snow Day Craft Snow Day Art Go skiing! For an afternoon or the day Try snowshoeing Not into the cold? Go see a movie at a Showcase Theater! But first, register online for StarPass, their new loyalty program which just kicked off this week. … [Read more...] about Here Comes The Snow!
Over the holiday chaos that was the past 3 weeks, The Rare Bit, a British Gastropub, opened in Dobbs Ferry. The first project from partners, Chef Dave Dibari of The Cookery and The Parlor, and Dobbs-native, Restauranteur, Scott Broccoli offers British inspired eats and chef-driven cocktails. You'll find traditional favorites from England on the menu like potted shrimps and scotch eggs for starters, and bangers & mash, bacon chop and steak & stout pie for entrees. Sides include mushy pees, black pudding and … [Read more...] about Dibari’s Newest Eatery, The Rare Bit, Opens in Dobbs Ferry
Goldfish Swim School Yorktown Heights is now open! Goldfish Swim School provides swim instruction to children ages 4 months to 12 years-old in a state-of-the-art swimming facility with highly trained instructors, small class sizes (max 4:1 student to teacher ratio), and a shiver-free 90-degree pool. THE PRIZE: Goldfish is giving awayfree registration and a month of lessons to one lucky winner ($135 value). TO ENTER: Leave a comment on this post with the ages of your little swimmers to be entered to win! Contest … [Read more...] about GIVEAWAY: Goldfish Swim School Yorktown Heights is Now Open!
Now that Thanksgiving is officially over, it's time to get into the holiday spirit! The Winter Wonderland is back at Kensico Dam, and it's bigger and better than ever. Every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday night from tonight through New Year's Eve, you can drop in on the outdoor event starting at 5pm. Included in the admission of $20 per person are unlimited visits with Santa, ice skating, a holiday circus, the new FUNderland Village, a spectacular light show, and more. We've been a few times in past years, and … [Read more...] about Kensico Dam’s Winter Wonderland is Bigger and Better Than Ever!
Sometimes I can't believe how old my kids are getting. So old, in fact, that I've been thinking about how to tackle questions that might get a bit awkward as they enter teenage-hood. A friend of mine recommended a book on the subject, for getting the conversation jump-started. It's called The Care and Keeping of You, and there are two versions, one for younger girls (7 to 9 years old) and one for older ones (10 and up). I gave my daughter the one for older girls, and it really was a great way to broach the topic of … [Read more...] about Tackling Tricky Topics with Books