Manhattan Express | Archive | Kids Count

Home » Archives by category » Kids Count

Disability Pride Parade Promotes Awareness, Ability, Intimacy, Inclusion

Disability Pride Parade Promotes Awareness, Ability, Intimacy, Inclusion

BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC | The sun dazzled, the mood was jubilant, and, of course, the speakers blasted Beyoncé for the third annual Disability Pride NYC Parade on Sun., July 9. The festivities began in the morning at Union Square Park where Stephanie Wallace, 48, and her friends had gathered to participate in the parade. […]

On March 17, Everybody’s Irish

On March 17, Everybody’s Irish

PHOTO ESSAY BY DONNA ACETO | Just a few days after late winter snow hobbled New York, a bright sunny day greeted the marchers and enthusiastic crowds that turned out for the March 17 St. Patrick’s Day Parade. In a route that runs up Fifth Avenue from 44th Street to 79th Street, Emerald Society Pipes and […]

Russian Dual-Language Program Approved for UWS School

Russian Dual-Language Program Approved for UWS School

BY JACKSON CHEN | P.S. 145 at 150 West 105th Street will get the borough’s first Russian dual-language program through the city Department of Education starting this September, according to Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña. To be approved for a dual-language program, the DOE looks for a school where an equal amount of students with English as […]

Celebrating Thanksgiving, Macy’s Kicks Off Christmas Season!

Celebrating Thanksgiving, Macy’s Kicks Off Christmas Season!

  Beginning at Central Park West and 77th Street — where on Thanksgiving Eve crowds gathered to watch the massive balloons being blown up — the parade traveled around Central Park to Sixth Avenue, where it headed south to Herald Square before turning right on 34th Street on the way to the Macy’s flagship store. […]

Kids Dancing For Kids

In an afternoon of kids dancing for kids, the National Dance Institute presents “Words With Wings,” featuring more than 200 dancers – school kids 9 to 15 drawn from the metropolitan area — with choreography and music inspired by poets including Langston Hughes, Aja Monet, X.J. Kennedy, and Walt Whitman. Peter Jay Sharp Theatre at Symphony […]

Kids Do Art in NYC

Kids Do Art in NYC

“P.S. Art 2016” is the latest in an annual celebration of arts achievement in New York’s public schools. This juried exhibition of the work of talented young artists showcases the creativity of 90 pre-kindergarten through grade 12 students from all five boroughs and includes paintings, prints, sculptures, photographs, mixed-media works, collages, and drawings. The collection […]

Yankee Stadium, Ebbets Field & the Polo Grounds

Yankee Stadium, Ebbets Field & the Polo Grounds

For a decade beginning in the late 1940s, New York City was home to three of the best Major League baseball teams — the Yankees, the Giants, and the Brooklyn Dodgers. In 1951, the Giants’ Bobby Thomson hit an unforgettable three-run homer against Dodger pitcher Ralph Branca, giving New York the pennant over Brooklyn, and […]

A True Museum Take-Away

A True Museum Take-Away

Typically, museum-goers consume art only by looking at the paintings, sculptures, or photographs on view. Touching is a no-no. Defying that standard, “Take Me (I’m Yours)” extends an invitation to visitors: from the work of more than 40 artists from different generations and around the globe, feel free not only to get in close touch […]

Safety Tips for Outfitting Youngsters With a New Backpack

Safety Tips for Outfitting Youngsters With a New Backpack

BY CAROL HEADLEY | When it comes to backpack safety, most people tend to think about injuries caused by a heavy backpack, or one worn improperly. But there are other dangers associated with backpacks, as well, one about which caution should be exercised. Backpacks come in all shapes and sizes and can be a handy tool […]

Imagine If Park Avenue Were One Big Summer Carnival

Imagine If Park Avenue Were One Big Summer Carnival

BY JACKSON CHEN | Nearly seven miles of Park Avenue were car-free as well as carefree as New Yorkers cycled, jogged, and trekked from the Upper East Side nearly as far as the Manhattan entrance to the Brooklyn Bridge — part of the city Department of Transportation’s ninth annual Summer Streets event. On August 6 from […]

Page 1 of 9123Next ›Last »