11 Tips for a Family Trip to New York and the 9/11 Museum

2020-08-28T04:42:19-07:00August 27, 2014|Categories: The Neighborhood|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

With the 9/11 Museum now open at the World Trade Center, many families are thinking about making a visit to the museum the centerpiece of a Labor Day or early fall getaway to New York. But nobody (okay, no sane body) then wants to slog uptown and brave the crowds and chaos of Times Square in search of family fun. ... MORE  ▶

Two Great Reviews of Eleven

2020-08-28T04:42:19-07:00August 19, 2014|Categories: The Neighborhood|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Checking in with a short post today to indulge in a little humblebrag. This week saw an embarrassment of riches in my inbox.  But not so embarrassing that I won't tell you about them. DOWNTOWN Magazine NYC First was a glowing review in DOWNTOWN Magazine NYC, a news and culture magazine based in...can you guess?...downtown New York. "It helps explain the tragedy ... MORE  ▶

8 Tips on How to Talk to Your Kids about 9-11

2020-08-28T04:42:20-07:00July 31, 2014|Categories: The Neighborhood|Tags: , , , , , |

“I think 9/11 is when someone dropped a bunch of bombs on New York.” “I think it’s when we attacked Iran.” “I think it was...I don’t know.” Those are real quotes from a sixth-grade class where I taught Eleven this year. Their confusion is understandable, because many parents and teachers aren’t sure how to even start a conversation on such an ... MORE  ▶

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