The highly-anticipated and ever-popular Summer Streets returns to New York City for its first weekend of zany, outdoor enjoyment. For three successive August weekends (August 4, 11 and 18), a seven mile stretch from the Brooklyn Bridge, up Lafayette Street and Park Avenue to Central Park, will be closed off, enabling everyone to Read More
To take Al Gore’s word for it, the world is coming to an end and humans are chiefly responsible. Perhaps the next generation of tykes can stop the damage if supplied with the right tools. So how do we teach them that using excessive amounts of hairspray, taking 45 minute-long showers and driving gas-guzzling cars are not in their best interest?
Scooter recently discovered babesta.com’s eco-friendly dollhouse ($240). The innovative dollhouse mimics the design of “green homes,” featuring a miniature wind turbine, solar cell panel, rain barrel, recycling bins and other renewable energy resources. It’s a fantastic way to stimulate kids with an interest in design, architecture, technology and/or house-play.
If you missed it — and in certain places you couldn’t — yesterday marked “Take Your Son/Daughter (or loved one) to Work Day!” Scooter dropped by Town Residential’s Flatiron, where the firm hosted a morning of fun and entertainment for staff and their families. (Another event at Town’s Upper East Side office took place later Thursday afternoon.) Town had curated a variety of special activities to help kids of all ages learn more about what their parents or guardians do, along with the opportunity to explore their workplace.