Monthly Archives: December 2011

Singing Salvation Army Guys

There’s nothing like a couple of singing and dancing Salvation Army guys to brighten up a wintry day. Stationed in front of Penn Station on Seventh Avenue and West 31st Street, they literally brought cheer to everyone who passed by. … Continue reading

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Times Square Holiday Spirit

Since I live in the New York City metropolitan area, I tend to pass through Times Square relatively often. This past week, as the holidays kicked into high gear, the area was teaming with tourists, and I mean, teaming! I … Continue reading

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New Japanese Animation Film Festival Opens in New York City

I learned a good deal about the amazing world of independent films for kids from attending the International Children’s Film Festivalin New York City when my sons were young. The founders of the festival were parents of a child in … Continue reading

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Preview to the KAPi Awards

The Consumer Electronics Show , the monster electronics event where the hottest new technology is previewed in Las Vegas is coming up in early January. That also means that the annual KAPi (Kids at Play Interactive) awards, which take place … Continue reading

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Santas Run Amok in the Big Apple

Last weekend, I noticed legions of Santas walking the streets of New York City. My dad and I had driven to the city (I live about a half hour away) where I would drop him off at Penn Station. From … Continue reading

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New Tome Proves Donald Duck Hasn’t Lost His Quack

If you enjoy reading about the origins of Walt Disney’s best-loved characters, then this one’s a good bet.

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Santa Says Kids Giving Shorter Lists

Sometimes kids say the darnedest things and it seems that they are telling Santa a bit about their changing world and perhaps, values.

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