2017

Visiting Wild West City in New Jersey

  You don’t have to go far to end up in the wild west! Located a little over an hour from the Bronx, Wild West City is celebrating it’s 61st year of bringing western heritage and fun to generations of families. So on a beautiful Sunday morning, we jumped in the car and headed to the wild wild west to see what it was all about.     Wild West City

Register for Free Bike Classes in the Bronx

Bike New York offers various bike classes for adults and kids for free. This summer there are two Bike Ride Clubs in Van Cortlandt Park taking place on Saturdays and Sundays until August 19th. The girls Bike Club runs on Saturday and their boy Bike Club runs on Sundays. Although the program has already started since last week, they are still in-taking participants.  These ride clubs are completely free. They

Rent a Lake House in the Poconos

  For July 4th, we packed our bags and headed 2 hours to Lake Harmony in the Poconos to meet up with family for a fun lake trip. Having family 2 hours away in New Jersey, the Pocono Mountains is a great midway point to meet throughout the year. Being summer, we wanted to find a place to stay on one of the many lakes located in the Pocono area.

Elf the Musical @ The Theater at MSG: Bronxmama Presale Code

It’s Christmas in July! Well, sort of. To celebrate Elf the Musical coming to the Theater at MSG December 13-29th, we’re sharing a presale code- which begins today (July 11th). Tickets go on sale to the public on August 8th- so take advantage of this early opportunity to snag tickets to see our favorite Elf Buddy! To snag tickets, head over to www.ticketmaster.com and use code BRONXMAMA.   Bring some Buddy you

Bronxmama Named in The 28 best NYC neighborhood blogs of 2017

Photo: Brick Underground   We’re excited to once again be acknowledged by Brick Underground as one of the best Bronx neighborhood blogs along with Welcome 2 The Bronx. We’re beyond grateful for the mention: Welcome2TheBronx With the Bronx steadily gathering developer-backed hype as the next hot destination for the young, hip, and artistically-inclined, Welcome 2 the Bronx blogger Ed Garcia Conde has held fast as a no-B.S. source of local news separating fact

Traveling with Crazy Toddler: Help! Two Travel Lifesavers For Families

  By: Char Arias Last month, this Bronxmama had an amazing trip to Walt Disney World!  We brought our two sons, ages 2 1/2 and 8 on their first Florida vacation. With all the excitement that goes along with planning a family vacation, there were only two things that made me really anxious, 1) traveling to the airport with my two year old and 2) flying with him on the

Rollerskating Night at Orchard Beach

  We’re pretty excited about this one! On Saturday July 15th, head over to Orchard Beach for some free rollerskating! Bring your own or use the free rentals available. There will be two skate times- one for families and one for adults over 21. See more info and how to get your free tickets here. Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Tumblr it Tweet about it Print

A Week in the 2017 Hyundai Elantra Sport

  If you recall, we last spent some time in the Hyundai Elantra Sport back in 2015. So,we were excited to spend another week in this year’s model to see what changes had been made and what features remained. With a 201 horsepower 1.6L Turbo GDI engine and your choice of either a 6-speed manual transmission or available 7-speed dual clutch transmission, the Sport really stands out among the Elantra family.  

Treetop Adventure Opens at the Bronx Zoo

  By Pope Jackson Anyone who knows me, knows I love outdoor sports.  As a member of the Bronx River Alliance I paddle the river as much as possible.  Nothing gets me excited like amazing experiences right in my backyard.  NYC has never had a shortage of these, but the outdoor adventures were limited.  Well the wait is finally over. Two new attractions featuring three exciting experiences have been completed

Checking out Cirque Du Soleil: OVO

  My favorite thing about the circus has never been the animals, for obvious reasons and well…that’s what the zoo is for. My favorite part has always been the acrobats, the contortionists, the aerialists, the trapeze artists and the tight rope walkers, the sheer talent and strength of those performers leave me in awe.   Cirque Du Soleil has always attracted me; we loved Michael Jackson The Immortal World Tour

Island Glamping at The Shawnee Inn in the Poconos

Glamping [glam-ping]  noun 1. Informal. the activity of camping with some of the comforts and luxuries of home: Imagine glamping in a carpeted tent with a comfy queen-size bed By now you’ve probably scrolled past images on Instagram of glamping- making experienced campers laugh and wilderness-challenged folks actually open to the idea. Being a rather novice camper myself, I jumped on the opportunity to head the hour and a half to the Poconos and try a night of island glamping at The Shawnee Inn. Located right on the Delaware River, this golf resort decided to give

2017 Summer Playstreets in the Bronx

Photo: PalNYC PAL is launching its 2017 Summer Playstreets in the Bronx on Wednesday, July 5th. PAL’s Summer Playstreets Program takes place in public areas, such as playgrounds and parks, throughout New York City to provide children with safe, supervised places to enjoy outdoor summer activities. Playstreets are open Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. through August 10th, and are free to all New York City children. PAL is operating 15 Playstreets throughout

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