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When: June 11, 2017 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Sunday, June 11th, 11:00am to 12:30pm TOURS As part of the celebration of the 75th Anniversary of Gracie Mansion and accompanying the exhibition New York 1942, Bronx native and urban planner in the Office of the Bronx Borough President Sam Goodman will lead a tour of the Grand Concourse. Goodman will provide a history of the Grand Concourse, highlighting the impact of the 1940’s, and explain the development of its


When: May 7, 2017 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Sunday, May 7th, 11:00am to 12:30pm TOURS As part of Jane’s Walk Weekend—a series of free guided tours held each year in memory of urban activist Jane Jacobs—Bronx native and urban planner in the Office of the Bronx Borough President Sam Goodman will lead a tour of the Grand Concourse. While visiting key sites along this major thoroughfare, Goodman will provide a brief history of the Grand Concourse and explain

Artwork on the Grand Concourse

  Every time we look around here in the Bronx lately we are seeing people doing great things to help this borough strip free of the negative stereotypes. A new park, a community garden, new stores with excited owners. Slowly but surely we are making the Bronx a beautiful place. In celebration of 100 years of the Grand Concourse’s existence, artist Katie Holten is creating a public art work for

Boogie on the Boulevard

When: June 25, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Where: Grand Concourse between 162nd St. & 170th St. On the last Sundays of each month from May to August, the center lanes of the Grand Concourse starting at 162nd Street will be closed to cars and open to a world of fun with free music, art and fitness programs hosted by organizations from the Bronx and beyond.

GreenThumb Spring Supply Distribution 2017

When: April 15, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Where: Hattie Carthan Garden (in Hattie Carthan Community Garden), New Vision Garden, Green Oasis Community Garden/Gilbert's Garden, La Finca del Sur, Chenchitas Community Garden

Pick up basic gardening and maintenance supplies for your registered GreenThumb community garden. • You must RSVP online or by calling GreenThumb’s main line at (212) 602-5300 by April 12. • Let us know if another garden group is picking up on behalf of your group. • On-site pick-up only at the date and locations below. • One pick-up per garden group. • You can carpool with other garden groups

Get a Box of Healthy, Fresh, Local Food Every Wednesday in the Bronx for $12

  Looking for some local healthy options to add to your weekly grocery haul? The Fresh Food Box from Grow NYC is a weekly box of fresh food which typically includes several pieces of fruit, one or two greens, and a variety of colorful, seasonal vegetables. Each box weighs around 10-15 pounds. To purchase, simply visit The Point Fresh Food Box to pay for the following week’s box. Each box

5 Days of Valentine's Date Ideas in the Bronx

For those with kids who celebrate Valentine’s Day, you know it’s more about at what point you can squeeze in a few hours alone than getting reservations at a fancy restaurant. Here are five days worth of fun little Valentine’s date ideas that you can try to squeeze in- including some ideas you can bring the kids to. Friday, February 10th   Stop in for Happy Hour at the Bronx

Bronx Trolley Night

When: February 1, 2017 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Wednesday, February 1st, 5:30 to 7:30pm Hop off The Bronx Trolley: First Wednesdays Arts & Culture Tour at the Bronx Museum for a free guided tour of the exhibitions with a Museum teaching artist Public Programs are made possible by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the Mertz Gilmore Foundation. WHAT IS THE BRONX TROLLEY? The Bronx Trolley is a project of the South Bronx Cultural Corridor.  Making

100 Things To Do in the Bronx in 2017

  Zipline over the Bronx Zoo Create Victorian Valentine’s Day cards at Bartow Pell Mansion Museum Cross off each of these cheap but delish eats (five bucks and under!) that Bronx food blogger Tameika Lawrence shared on Thrillist Get a group together for the Bronx River Flotilla Attend the Bronx Opera Take a plunge with the Bronx Polar Bears as they dip against homelessness in February Take a Manga/Comic class

Winter Recess Fun: Create-Your-Own Events for Kids in the Bronx

  Create Your Own Soap and Bodysplash Creation with Confetti Kids Rosemarie of La Bella Essentials LLC joins Confetti Kids for a fun afternoon of creating. The instructors will guide your child in making Melt and Pour Soap with fun colors & glitters, and a Body Splash Spray from a fragrance they chose from. Each child will take home a decorative soap and a 2 oz Body Splash Spray. $25

Verizon's Food Truck Takeover Brings Free Crepes & Hot Chocolate to the Bronx +Google Pixel Giveaway

Consideration provided by Verizon   We know. We had you at free crepes. To celebrate being named the Top Network in NYC & Tri-State Area by RootMetrics, Verizon has partnered up with food trucks in all five boroughs and New Jersey to serve up some free food this Wednesday the 21st. So, if you’re in the area, stop by and grab some crepes and hot chocolate from the Crepe Crew

12-5pm Culture Trolley Saturday : ARTISAN TROLLEY |  FREE EVENT

When: November 20, 2010 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: 450 Grand Concourse at 149th St.

The tour will take guests to free events at cultural organizations and artists’ studios throughout the South Bronx Cultural Corridor. Continuous loops start at Longwood Gallery (450 Grand Concourse) at 12pm noon. ALL EVENTS ARE FREE EXCEPT FOR THE CONCERT. Venues participating are: >> Comité Noviembre’s Artisans Festival | 11-6pm With members of BCA’s bronxArtworks Artisans Collective plus cultural workshops for children and adults. >> Longwood Art Gallery @ Hostos

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