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What We Did Instead of Swimming with Dolphins in Cozumel
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What We Did Instead of Swimming with Dolphins in Cozumel

Two weeks before they’d fly down to New Orleans to meet me, before I’d call a Lyft to carry us to the port, and before we four would skip excitedly onto deck 3 of the Carnival Dream, my 10yo spent a handful of evening hours after a full day of […]

The Stinger Experience U.S. Tour Rolls On
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The Stinger Experience U.S. Tour Rolls On

The Stinger Experience U.S. Tour Rolls On It sounds like the name of a stadium rock band, and maybe it should be, but for now the Stinger Experience is your best chance to put a 365 horsepower twin-turbo V6 Kia Stinger GT through the paces on a professionally designed road […]

How To Frame Playbills Without Spending A Fortune
Parenting Blog

How To Frame Playbills Without Spending A Fortune

The best thing about the delis, restaurants and bars that are every bit as integral a part of New York City’s theater district scene as the Barrymore, New Amsterdam and Schoenfeld isn’t the food, the cramped tables or considerable wait times to snag one, it’s the signed headshots lining the […]

Silence, a cacophony, and then silence again
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Silence, a cacophony, and then silence again

My boyhood home spans 2400 square feet if it does an inch. With a fully furnished basement, a sloping front yard, and a rectangular in-ground pool framed by a brick patio out back, space was never at a premium. But the field of wheat grass and wildflowers that once bumped […]

Every little thing’s gonna be alright
Sports

Every little thing’s gonna be alright

Come Andre Marriner’s final whistle, all hair was matted to heads like greasers at a roller rink — happy days, if you could believe it — and all shades of Levi’s had long since been turned the darkest of blues. We shivered together, a huddled mass each with at least […]

The Best Hotel Rewards Credit Card Deal I’ve Found
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The Best Hotel Rewards Credit Card Deal I’ve Found

I was knee deep in Broadway ticket costs and needed a cheap place to crash in or around the theater district; I’m all about the subway and prefer Lower Manhattan if I had my druthers but quickness and ease of movement as we museum-ed and Broadway-ed for 28 hours was […]

Contrarian Vacation Destinations For Families Who Want Something Different
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Contrarian Vacation Destinations For Families Who Want Something Different

Controversial ideas, I’ve had a few. None, however, are proving as outlandishly controversial as one of my ideas espoused in my newest article for Family Vacation Critic. How’s that for a tease? Click through to discover that controversial idea and a handful of other best contrarian vacation destinations for families […]

Nintendo Labo Sneak Peek from NY Toy Fair 2018
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Nintendo Labo Sneak Peek from NY Toy Fair 2018

Yes, yes, of course we still have a 7 week wait but, but… it is March now. MARCH! And that means we can officially say that Nintendo Labo will arrive NEXT MONTH!! (April 20th to be specific) This fact is worthy of the double exclamation point because Labo is unlike […]

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