New York Introduces Its First Adult Playground

Adult Playgrounds

New York City is testing its first playground for adults, at Macombs Dam Park in the Bronx, hoping it will succeed where treadmills have failed in combating rising rates of obesity.

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  • New York Life Introduces NYL Secure Care, a New Long-Term Care Insurance Product with Industry Leading Dividend Opportunity
    In addition to benefits for care received at home, eligible expenses are reimbursable for several types of facility care options such as adult day care, assisted living facility or nursing home. Policy options and riders include: Waiver of premium ...
    03/24/2016 - 5:00 am | View Link
  • NYS Assembly introduces 'family first' budget plan.
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  • The Top 75 New York Times Best-Selling Education Books of 2013
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  • 2016 New York Boat Show Dates, Tickets, Hours
    Adult $16 each 15 and younger FREE with a paid adult admission. GROUP DISCOUNT AVAILABLE! Group Rate 10–30: $12 each ($3 Discount) Group Rate 31+: $10 each ($5 ...
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