Samantha Neudorf

Editor

New York City-based magazine editor who writes about food, lifestyle, and culture.

Portfolio

The Realities of Growing Up with a Mixed-Race Background
There is no worse feeling than when people think you and your child are unrelated. At least, that's how my mother felt. I am half German and half Filipina, and I remember many...
Tour New York City's First-Ever Chocolate Museum
Last week, we reported that the first-ever permanent dessert museum will be opening in New York City, and last night we got a first look inside. Renowned chocolatier Jacques...
How to Prepare Kids for the Future Job Market
Believe it or not, today's 3-year-olds will be graduating from high school in 2031. No one knows exactly what the world will look like 14 years from now, nor can anyone predict...
How a Local Production of 'The Nutcracker' Comes Together
A behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to plan, choreograph, and perform The Nutcracker, a beloved holiday show.
What Parents Need to Know Before Their Child with Special Needs Is All Grown Up
As parents, we hope for our children to grow up and-difficult though it may be for us emotionally-fly the coop to live on their own as full-fledged, independent adults. But if...
A Taste of the Museum of Ice Cream
This pop-up museum in the Meatpacking District is the ideal place to cool off and is a scoop of heaven for ice cream lovers of all ages. There's nothing that screams summer more...
Why Your Child Should Play a Musical Instrument
Your child wants to play an instrument—now what? We asked music instructors to weigh in on renting vs. buying, how to choose what to play, and the benefits of private and group...
How Lifeguards Actually Keep Kids Safe at Water Parks
It takes a dedicated and well-trained crew of lifeguards to keep everyone safe at a water park. Here's how they do it. "My name is Timmy. You may see me throughout the park...
Journey on a Quest Through Central Park with This Adventure Theater Show for Kids
Imagine strolling through Central Park when suddenly, a magical fairy appears, asking to help find seven teeth for his cousin, the Tooth Fairy. It sounds farfetched, but not if...
Tour Historic Hyde Park Without a Car This Summer and Fal
This summer, families who want to travel upstate will not need a car to make the most of this day trip to Historic Hyde Park.
How to Raise a Gracious Birthday Party Host
At their own birthday parties, kids may find it difficult to focus on whether their friends are having fun. Preparing your child to be a good host can help everyone enjoy the...
Experience Joy, Optimism, and Calmness at The Museum of Feelings
At The Museum of Feelings, a multisensory installation made by Glade, visitors will walk through each of five immersive scent exhibits, decorated with colors and images to evoke...
Los Angeles Pastry Chef Makes 'Star Wars'-Inspired Sweets
Star Wars has been taking the world by storm with the trailers and sneak peeks of the new movie Star Wars: The Force Awakens, premiering in theaters on December 18. In...
Ben & Jerry's Renames Cookie Dough Ice Cream 'I Dough, I Dough' to Celebrate Marriage Equality...
Ben & Jerry's announced on June 26 that they are renaming their chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream "I Dough, I Dough," in honor of the Supreme Court's decision to uphold...
'Outstanding Mother' Meredith Vieira Says: 'They Picked the Wrong Person'
Meredith Vieira was one of four NYC-area moms to receive the 2015 Outstanding Mother Award from the National Mother's Day Committee. Her reaction? "They picked the wrong person!"
7 Beauty Finds to Survive the Heat
When the temps hit triple digits, these products will save your skin and hair from heat damage. Dr. Goldfaden Sun Visor ($45). Skins 6|2 Cosmetics at The Cosmopolitan Hotel,...

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