Good Restaurant NYC is a GREAT brunch place

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I had hoped that Good Restaurant NYC  was a good brunch spot. It wasn’t…it was GREAT. In December, I was supposed to meet up with a girlfriend for brunch. It was my time to choose a new place, but I really didn’t feel like doing the research. Fortunately, I’m subscribed to an email newsletter put out by Thrillist. It just so happened to include a link to their THE ULTIMATE 2015 NYC BRUNCH GUIDE Continue Reading

Fun Family Events in NYC – January 2015

Fun Family Events in NYC January 2015

It's January...and it's cold outside! (Why do my sons still want to go to the playground after school?!) I love the month of January and the new beginnings that it brings. If one of your New Year's Resolutions/Goals is to have more fun with your family, below are 7 events to start you off on the right note: 7 Fun Family Events in NYC (January 2015) 1. (January 16th - 18th) Pro Bull Riders PBR Continue Reading

5 Things That Mom in the City Readers Want in 2015

what does a reader want

Happy New Year! I hope that the back to school re-entry went well for your family this morning. To my pleasant surprise, the boys did really well this morning. There was one "I'm so sleepy", but that was to be expected. I was too!  Anyway, I'm so excited to get back to distraction-free chunks of work. Last week, I did my annual personal review of the past year along with planning for the Continue Reading

That’s What Friends Are For

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Our last holiday concert (5th Grade) ended with one of my favorite songs..."That's What Friends Are For": Thanks to so many of you who have been constant friends over the last (almost) decade with Mom in the City. Enjoy your holiday break! I will be taking a couple of weeks off from work to spend time with "my guys" and make some prayerful plans for 2015. Happy Hanukkah, Merry Christmas, Continue Reading

Minecraft Gifts for Boys (Figures, Hangers, Etc.)

Top 8 Minecraft Gifts for Boys

I noticed that several readers have been searching the Mom in the City site for ideas for Minecraft gifts for boys. Since I happen to have a Minecraft-loving son, I asked him and several of my mom friends for their gift pick ideas. Below, are the top 8 Minecraft gifts for boys (2014): Top Picks: 1. Minecraft Game: You can choose to get the pocket edition, computer (Windows, Mac and Linux), Xbox Continue Reading