Tag Archives: children
Posted on 07. Dec, 2009 by Jonathan Balthaser.
Frank Gallo, 23 and Andrew Tuzhilin, 24 spend almost every day together, they aren’t brothers, although people ask them almost every day. These two friends from northern New Jersey spend their time entertaining children and parents across New York as Rolie Polie Guacamole. They appear at schools, libraries, private parties and music festival to perform [...]
Posted on 05. Dec, 2009 by Simone Sebastian.
The deadline is quickly approaching for Santa’s elves to package gifts, but according to one consumer advocacy group, there’s trouble in toyland. Twenty-four toys – from Thomas the Tank Engine to a Fisher Price singing puppy – made the naughty list by the New York Public Interest Research Group, which says the toys can choke, [...]
Posted on 01. Nov, 2009 by Jonathan Balthaser.
On the north side of Atlantic Ave. in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn, mothers, nannies and a daddy or two are jostling with each other to get their strollers into the door of Gumbo. They have arrived to participate in “Music for Aardvarks,” a sing-along that celebrates children growing up in an urban environment. Gumbo offers many [...]
Posted on 29. Oct, 2009 by Liza Eckert.
Kids, parents and dogs gathered at Socrates Sculpture Park in Long Island City on Sunday for the annual Halloween Harvest Festival. This year, the theme was glam rock. Festival-goers got to decorate their own costumes, get their faces painted, play on a massive musical instrument art installation, and enjoy some entertainment. There was a canine [...]