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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

National Night Out Against Crime

When: August 1, 2017 all-day

Join your NYPD on August 1 at over 70 locations in each of the five boroughs to take a stand against crime in your neighborhood on National Night Out 2017. Meet members of your local precinct, including the commanding officer, patrol officers, neighborhood coordination officers, crime prevention and youth officers and more. Interact with neighbors, community and local business leaders who all have the common goal of neighborhood safety. Take


When: July 15, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Explore the art of Manuel Mendive during an afternoon of family art-making activities in the outdoors. Recommended for children ages 4 to 12 with parent/guardian. Location: Bronx Museum of the Arts 1040 Grand Concourse Bronx, New York 10456 T: 718-681-6000   Pre-register

Free Summer Fun in the Bronx

  Staying home with the kids this summer? Trying to keep them entertained for so many weeks can get expensive. And while you might have some pretty awesome vacations or day trips planned, there’s plenty to do locally without breaking the bank in between. Here’s a list of ideas to stay cool, unplug, and spend some quality time together this summer. Swimming Lessons The New York City Parks Department offers

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.

Community/Social Run with a little bit of Bronx history

When: April 18, 2017 @ 6:00 pm

Come ready to run and have a little fun! NEW MEETING LOCATION We now meet two blocks up from the G Bar. We meet next to Franz Sigel Park (153rd & Grand Concourse) Meet us @ 6PM Bag on deck. We run @ 6:30PM All levels welcomed We will stretch afterwards. We don’t run real fast and no one gets left behind.   More info:

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

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