Timeout New York Kids

Make the most of your city

TONYKids blog

    April deals and discounts

    Tue Mar 31

    The weather's getting better, but the economy sure isn't. Thankfully our discount diva can get it for you wholesale. Check out the great deals below and come back regularly: We post new items every week. Buy one ticket, get one free to The Wizard of Oz at Madison Square Garden through April 5 Last weekend, I took my three-year-old daughter to see this wonderful theatrical adaptation of the iconic 1939 movie musical. It's fascinating to see how the creators managed to translate the cinematic spectacle to the stage. The twister scene is amazing, thanks to a combo of green screen, video and committed acting from Cassie Okenka as Dorothy. Granted, except for the addition of "The Jitterbug" (a number that was cut from the film), and a handful of extra lines and song verses, the show is more or less a carbon copy of the movie. But guess what? My kid, who's a huge fan, loved that...and yours probably will too! Now, if you buy a $55 or $75 ticket, you'll get one free. Certain...

    DILF alert: Taye Diggs

    Tue Mar 31

    Today I read the devastating news that Taye Diggs is about to become a daddy . OK fine, it's not devastating; actually it's really wonderful. He and his wife, fabulous Tony-winning diva Idina Menzel, are an insanely gorgeous and talented couple, and they've been together for 13 years, ever since meeting while performing in the original cast of Rent . That said, when a hot guy becomes a father, it does alter my fantasties somewhat. It's going to be hard to picture Diggs lying in bed in the middle of the night, shirt off, sweating, pouting, without thinking about the screaming baby who probably just woke him up. Ah, so that's not a sexy pout after all! In all seriousness, congrats to the soon-to-be mom and dad. I look forward to seeing paparazzi shots of Diggs cheerfully toting his progeny around the city. That's a turn on in a whole different way.

    Must-see video: Farewell, Flounder

    Mon Mar 30

    Every kid has been there. One day, he's staring into a glass fishbowl while little Flounder swims around, nibbling at the food floating on the water's surface and dodging strategically-placed synthetic seaweed. The next day, the wee thing is belly-up, its lifeless gills signaling the end of a short life. When you get a kid a fish, as a parent, you're prepared for the inevitable death that often occurs within a matter of weeks. This hilarious but poignant video chronicles that experience: the funeral ceremony of Lucky the fish, as young Maya bids him farewell. All I will say is this: instant Monday afternoon pick-me-up. Watch Cute Girl Flushes Fish on CollegeHumor

    Spotted: Nic Cage filming new Disney flick

    Fri Mar 27

    Who doesn't love seeing celebs filming their latest cinematic adventure on the streets of NYC? The defining moment in my life was when I caught a glimpse of Serena van der Woodsen and Dan Humphrey making out in front of a cafe on Park Ave ( ah-maz-ing ). Well, the cast and crew of Disney's upcoming film The Sorcerer's Apprentice (loosely based on the classic Fantasia segment and slated to hit theaters in July of 2010) has begun shooting at various subway stations around the city. Stars Nicolas Cage, Jay Baruchel and Teresa Palmer have all been seen hanging at various MTA locations. Keep your eyes peeled next time you swipe that MetroCard!

Events for kids by date

Americangirl.com for Events!

  1. Jeppe Hein: "Please...

    A standard afternoon in Brooklyn Bridge Park becom...

  2. NYC Parks Summer...

    Get out and get active at the NYC Parks Summer Spo...

  3. Theatreworks USA's...

    Tickets for this musical from Theatreworks USA are...

45 more events »