Local Tip: 6 Playgrounds Near NYC Tourist Attractions
From the FG Editors
New York has been on a building spree the past few years and kids have been the primary beneficiaries. Editor Eileen Gunn wrote a blog for Park Slope Parents this week about a handful of awesomenew playgrounds near tourist attractions in New York City. We recommend you read the full post because it has a lot of extra tips. But here are the highlights if you need a quick cheat sheet:
If you are visiting: Wall Street or the WTC Memorial
Take a break at: the Imagination Playground (above) next to the South Street Seaport.
If you are visiting: Chinatown and Little Italy
Take a break at: the Hester Street Playground at Hester and Chrystie streets.
If you are visiting: The Highline
Take a break at: at Waterside Park, west of the Highline’s 23rd Street entrance.
If you are visiting: Jackson Heights or Main Street, Flushing for ethnic food in Queens
Take a break at: the Playground for all Childrenin Flushing Meadow Park (111th Street).
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