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(L-R) New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks during a news conference with NYC and Co. CEO George Fertitta, the Muppets Kermit the Frog and Pepe the King Prawn on April 13, 2012 in New York City. NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg and NYC and Co. announced today that the Muppets will act as New York City's official family ambassadors for the next year. The Muppets will will encourage family travel to New York City by highlighting the best ways for families to experience the city. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Muppets are NYC's new 'family ambassadors'

Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy are Mayor Michael Bloomberg's newest allies in his mission to attract more visitors to New York City. The Muppets joined Bloomberg on Apr. 13 as he announced that Jim Henson's lovable creations are the city's official "Family Ambassadors."