Join the NYC Parks Stewardship team to care for young trees in Castle Hill! We will be cleaning, aerating, and mulching street tree beds—activities that greatly increase a street tree’s chance for survival! Come dressed in long pants, clothes that can dirty, and durable boots or sneakers. Please bring your own water bottle! Volunteers younger than 18 years old must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
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Helen Dresslin, from Castle Hill was recently featured in The New York Times for her awesomely decorated house! If you live in the area, be sure to take a detour and walk past with the little ones! She is located on Virgil Place. “By next week, she expects to be churning out chocolate haunted houses, witches, ghosts and brooms. She sells some to neighbors, some to a deli and a
Snapshot: BronxMama’s own Uptown Tot Briana enjoys the moon-bounce Yesterday, Sunday April 24th was a beautiful day for Castle Hill Little League‘s and Starlite Dance Studio’s annual carnival. Moonbounces, food, and music made for a great Sunday afternoon.
Armor Week Family Workshops: Medieval Creations TUESDAY–THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16–18, 1:30–3PM Return to the days of lords, knights and princesses—and even dragons—as Wave Hill pays homage to former resident and scholar of arms and armor Bashford Dean. Spend one, two or three afternoons building, decorating and populating your own medieval castle. Then come back for Armor Day on Saturday, for a day of merrymaking and medieval adventures! Try on armor, watch
Photo: Joshua Bright SAT, FEBRUARY 13 FAMILY ART PROJECT: HEART PAPERMAKING Visit the colorful blooms in the Tropical House and breathe in the fragrance of greenhouse flowers. Keep a special eye out for heart-shaped leaves! Then, with the help of visiting artist and papermaker Randy Brozen, use paper pulp to embed a heart shape into lacy, handmade paper and decorate it with ribbons and rosebuds for Valentine’s Day remembrances and
The NYC Department of Youth and Community Development has extended the application deadline for the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) to Friday, March 31, 2017. The Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) provides New York City youth between the ages of 14 and 24 with paid summer employment for up to six weeks in July and August. Applicants will be selected via lottery system. If you are between the ages
If you’ve paid attention while driving down East Tremont Avenue near the Castle Hill section of the Bronx, then we’re sure this storefront has caught your eye. A cute boutique style awning with shabby chic decor inside, There Should Always Be Cake stands out among the typical storefronts surrounding it. Not only is the decor perfect for a bakery, the design of their cakes, cupcakes, and other delectable desserts are
While we are strong advocates of enjoying the outdoors while you can each summer, high temps can leave even the biggest beach bums looking for ways to cool off indoors. Here’s a list of 7 ways to still have fun indoors while escaping the summer heat. Billy Beez Beat the heat while the kids still let out energy at Billy Beez in the Bay Plaza Mall. While it’s not the cheapest
Friday, June 17th 10:30am-4:00pm Summer Reading Kick-Off Party Castle Hill Library 947 Castle Hill Ave. Team up with the Library this summer and challenge yourself to read 20 minutes a day, learn new skills and ideas, and have fun with great books. We also offer an array of free programs and activities for all ages-from story times to workshops and much more, including the Bronx Children’s Museum bus!
We’re three months in to 2016. If trying new restaurants in the Bronx is on your To-Do list for this year, we’ve got your covered. We’re sharing some of the top picks that were chosen by members of Food Friends of the Bronx group– a Facebook group of over 1,600 foodies across the Bronx. Even more exciting- one of these restaurants will be awarded at the upcoming Eat nYc The Bronx
What’s there to do in the Bronx you ask? Here’s a general guide containing lots of indoor and outdoor activities to keep you and your family entertained throughout the year. Animals & Nature Bronx Equestrian Center 9 Shore Rd, Pelham Bay Park A full service equestrian facility offering Western and English riding haywagons, wedding carriages, ponies for hire. The center offers $5 pony rides daily, just stop by.
In honor of Heart Month Get Women Cycling is partnering with several YMCAs throughout the boroughs to encourage those who do not know how to ride a bike (yet), who are not ready for on street cycling, or who prefer the warmth over the cold to come out and ride with them on stationary bikes! Help to raise cardiovascular disease awareness for women and strengthen your heart!! Get Women