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Preserving Tradition, Embracing Innovation: A Journey through Katz’s Delicatessen

In this episode of Schneps Connects, we delve into the captivating history and enduring legacy of Katz’s Delicatessen, a cherished institution in New York City since 1888. Jake Dell, the fifth-generation custodian of Katz’s, joins us to recount the deli’s evolution amidst the ever-changing landscape of NYC. From its iconic “Send a Salami to Your Boy in the Army” campaign to the traditional ticket system, Jake shares insights into the family business and invaluable lessons for entrepreneurs, especially in the demanding restaurant industry of NYC. He unveils some of Katz’s secrets, including the meticulous pastrami-making process that sets them apart, […]

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Free Disney-themed concert coming to Kissena Park, courtesy of Council Member Ung and QPAC

Council Member Sandra Ung (D-20), in partnership with the Queensborough Performing Arts Center (QPAC), will host a free Disney-themed concert, “The Rhythms of Spring,” at Kissena Park.  The concert will take place on Saturday, May 18 at 6:30 p.m. Families can head over to Kissena Corridor Park West, near the intersection of Colden Street and…
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How to Unplug When Summer Break Creates Summer Stress
The Scoop on Insurance-Sponsored Lactation Assistance in NYC (Breast Pumps covered by insurance, lactation support)

The Scoop on Insurance-Sponsored Lactation Assistance in NYC (Breast Pumps covered by insurance, lactation support)

The Scoop on Insurance-Sponsored Lactation Assistance in NYC (Breast Pumps covered by insurance, lactation support) According to the National Library of New Medicine, “Over 70% of new mothers experienced difficulties during breastfeeding.” This can include a host of frustrating issues such as plugged ducts, let-down, mastitis, low milk supply, and more. Without proper resources or […]

Nurturing the Nanny-Parent Relationship

Nurturing the Nanny-Parent Relationship

Nurturing the Nanny-Parent Relationship By Drew Isserlis Kramer The connection between parents and nannies is intimate. Unlike any other professional relationship, when parents hire a nanny, they invite an unknown person into their private lives to collaborate on the care of their most precious possessions–their children. Whether the children in question require swaddling or a […]

A Parents’ Guide to Navigating New York City Art Museums with Kids
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A Parents’ Guide to Navigating New York City Art Museums with Kids

Getty Images A Parents’ Guide into Navigating New York City Art Museums with Kids We have all been there- you decide to spend the day at one of the many museums in the city, as NYC has no shortage of art museums. Perhaps you want to check out an exhibit or have you and the kids stare away at a Monet. And we are lucky- our city is full of the best museums in the world and visiting one is an educational day out for all. Plus, bringing your kids to museums comes with a whole host of benefits. It encourages…
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14 NYC Children’s Clothing Boutiques to Check Out

14 NYC Children’s Clothing Boutiques to Check Out

By Marissa Oliva By Marissa Oliva There’s nothing like shopping IRL, especially when it comes to children’s items. With charming, curated offerings and the ability to see, touch, and involve your little one in the experience, shopping in store reigns supreme, especially when it’s in NYC. Plus, it feels good to shop small and local, […]

Navigating the NYC Subway System with Young Kids
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Navigating the NYC Subway System with Young Kids

Navigating the NYC Subway System with Young Kids New York City subways are a bustling network of trains, carrying millions of commuters and tourists daily. For parents with young children, navigating the subway system can be a constant challenge. We’ve compiled a guide with tips to help parents keep their young children safe and ensure…
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What Mothers Need to Know About the New Postpartum Depression Drug, Zurzuvae
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What Mothers Need to Know About the New Postpartum Depression Drug, Zurzuvae

What Mothers Need to Know About the New Postpartum Depression Drug, Zurzuvae Postpartum depression (PPD) is a serious mental illness that can develop in approximately one in seven new mothers. But the recently approved drug, Zurzuvae, offers a chance at recovery—along with concerns—for many patients suffering with the condition. Here’s what women need to know…
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Baby Registry Must-Haves for NYC Mamas