Melissa Wickes, a graduate of Binghamton University and the NYU Summer Publishing Institute, is the production editor for NYMetroParents. When she's not writing, she can be found playing the guitar or eating pasta.
(July 16, 2018) - Comedy shows can be found all throughout the city, but rarely do you find an affordable show as authentic and fun as Casual Town. This weekly stand-up show is hosted, produced, and starred by a powerhouse comedy crew and really gives ‘underground comedy’ a whole new meaning. (read the story...)
(August 10, 2016) - One of the beauties of NYC lies in the fact that you can eat foods from all over the world without leaving the comfort of the city. From crêpes to Spanish gummies, you can get pretty much any international sweet within the parameters of Manhattan. Here are our picks for the ten best international desserts in New York City. (read the story...)
(August 03, 2016) - M&M's World New York is a must when visiting Times Square, especially with the family. Complete with a two-story-high “wall of chocolate” and every M&M candy you could ever want, you’re sure to find something that everyone will love. (read the story...)