August 2017

Win a Pair of Tickets to Shopkins Live! at Tarrytown Music Hall

  Calling all Shopkins fans! Earn another awesome mommy badge by snagging tickets to the upcoming Shopkins Live! Shop It Up! show. Your fave Shoppies make their theatrical debut in an original new live show featuring musical performances by Jessicake, Bubbleisha, Peppa-Mint, Rainbow Kate, Cocolette, Polli Polish and more! To celebrate, we’re giving away a pair of tickets to the September 26th show at 6:30pm at Tarrytown Music Hall.   About Shopkins Live!

Emirates Offers Labor Day Sales to Athens, Milan, Dubai, & More

Photo: Emirates It’s officially the end of August. And while I’m all about pumpkin spice and cute fall sweaters, I was not ready to let summer go just yet. If you’re feeling like me, perhaps the current Labor Day sale Emirates has going on can extend your summer happiness. So if you’re feeling spontaneous or have been dying to plan your next destination and want to experience a more luxurious

Win VIP Tickets to The Bronx Food & Wine Festival's Hip Hop for Hunger

On Saturday September 16th, join Eat NYC and Windows of Hip Hop for The Bronx Food & Wine Festival’s Hip Hop for Hunger event at the Andrew Freedman Home. Guests will enjoy an evening of food, cocktails, music, fashion, and more. The event is to bring awareness to the number of food insecure homes in our borough- and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Food Bank of New York

#EmiratesAce Campaign Engages Tennis Fans to Nominate their "Ace" for a Chance to Win Tickets to Dubai, the Men's Finals & More!

  Saturday August 26th is Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day! It’s a fun day for kids to enjoy interactive games, music and tennis activities for all ages. If you remember, last year we had a blast hanging out in the Emirates Suite during the Stadium Show inside Arthur Ashe Stadium. Once again, Emirates is bringing even more fun to the Kids’ Day as well as the US Open- with a fun

Scheduling a Comprehensive Eye Exam Before Back to School

  The end of August is nearing. You know what that means- back to school. And whether or not you’ve crossed everything off that supply list already, there’s one thing you might be forgetting: a comprehensive eye exam. August is Kids’ Eye Health and Safety Month, so as your kids go from the pool to the classroom, it’s important to make sure there are no vision or eye health-related issues that

Hike-toberfest 2017 Brings Hiking, Food, and Beer Together in Van Cortlandt Park

  Looking for the perfect fest’ to head out to in October? We’re super excited to share this fun event coming up in Van Cortlandt Park. As part of a fundraiser for the hiking trails located inside the park, ticket holders will participate in one of two hikes, then make their way down to the Van Cortlandt House Museum lawn where they will receive a souvenir mug, eat German food,

A Week of Adventure in the Mazda CX-9

  If you remember, last fall we had the chance to check out the 2017 Mazda CX-9. And if you know me personally, I’ve raved about it ever since. It was just one of those vehicles that sparks conversation with strangers, and impress passengers. This mid-size, three-row crossover SUV is a great family friendly vehicle with the looks and performance to please everyone.     With three rows, families with the

Solar Eclipse Viewing Events in the Bronx

Solar Glasses- check (courtesy of Metro Optics) Place to hang and watch the Eclipse- check.   If you’re looking for a place to go to watch the upcoming Solar Eclipse on August 21st, we’ve started to compile a list of events and parties happening around the borough. Hosting one? Let us know and we will add to our round up!   Solar Eclipse Viewing Party at the Pelham Bay Library

Enjoy Honey Weekend at Wave Hill

  This weekend, head to Wave Hill for a sweetly buzzy time! While we feature each weekend’s Family Art Project at Wave Hill on our event calendar, we wanted to share the full breakdown of this weekend’s events! SAT, August 19    Family Art Project: Be a Bee Join us for this classic Family Art Project. Outfit yourself with wings, antennae, a pollen cup and a kazoo to hum with. Buzz

Cooling off at Roberto Clemente State Park in the Bronx

  Looking for a fun pool to cool off before summer ends? Head over to Roberto Clemente State Park right here in the Bronx. Located along the Harlem River, the pool at Roberto Clemente consists of a fun sprinkler feature, a splash pad, an Olympic size pool, and a diving pool. Admission is $2 for adults and $1 for children.   The splash pad is perfect for little swimmers to

Adding a Pop of Color with Wall Pops Wall Art

  As summer winds down, I’ve been slowly organizing and making small changes around the house. On a rainy day or a moment I find myself with an extra burst of energy, I organize a closet, or go through a room. One project I’ve been working on is my girl’s shared bedroom. When it comes to a room for both a 5 and 11 year old, I wanted to be

A Day in Soundview Park

  Located on Clason Point in the Bronx, Soundview Park boasts 205 acres of parkland. With bike trails, playgrounds, a butterfly garden, amphitheater, and more- it’s a great place to spend a summer afternoon.     Start off near the Bronx River in the Meditation Butterfly Garden. You may even find some painted rocks hidden as part of the #thebronxrocks rock hunting group.     Bring your bikes or scooters

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