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Recap- Be Mine: Bronxmama Valentine Meetup at the Huntington Free Library

  This past Saturday we hosted a fun Valentine’s Meetup at the Huntington Free Library in Westchester Square. The library, which was opened in 1891, provided the perfect backdrop for our event. www.huntingtonfreelibrary.org     Children were able to decorate mailboxes from Oriental Trading as well as create Valentine’s cards to put in their mailboxes. It was fun to see how creative the little ones got, and their mailboxes came

Win a $100 Giftcard to the Applebees Metro Center Location for Mother's Day

  Happy Friday! It’s a Flash Giveaway! We’re excited to team up with the Applebees Metro Center location to bring you a fun gift certificate giveaway that can be used on Sunday, May 8th, 2016 for Mother’s Day! We’re making this simple. Winner will be announced tomorrow Saturday May 7th around 5pm. To Enter: Leave a comment below letting us know what mom in your life you’d be treating to

Bronx Foodies Vote On Favorite Restaurants: 29 You Should Try

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

Valentine's Day Activities in the Bronx

Love is in the air! Here’s a list of what’s happening in the month of February to celebrate Valentine’s Day. We will add more events as we hear about them, so check back frequently!   Cupid’s Valentine Musical Tuesday February 2nd, 10:15am Eastchester Library, www.nypl.org Interactive musical delivering the performing arts in creative, hands-on musical experiences for kids of all ages. Children become “stars on stage” in this unique and

Bronx Libraries Extend Hours

Grab that library card (or sign up for one!) and head to your local library- many NYC locations just announced they have extended their hours and we have the scoop on the Bronx libraries.   Here is a list of Bronx branches who extended their hours. Check www.nypl.com for additional information. Hunts Point Melrose West Farms Francis Martin Jerome Park Sedgwick Mosholu Riverdale Spuyten Duyvil Van Cortlandt Woodlawn Heights High

Getting Involved in 2016

Happy New Year! We are so excited to enter another year here in the Bronx and see what is in store for us. If getting more involved in your community is on your list of resolutions this year, connecting with your local Community Board is a great place to start. In fact, many of the Bronx community boards have Facebook pages that makes staying informed and involved even easier. Let

2015 PAL Playstreet Bronx Locations

For over 100 years, the Police Athletic League (PAL) has provided safe places to play and learn for thousands of Bronx children through PAL’s Summer Playstreets Program. PAL is launching its 2015 Summer Playstreets in the Bronx on Monday, July 6th. New York City youngsters play traditional sidewalk games, develop their creativity through the arts, and learn from a wide range of educational, recreational and cultural arts specialists. PAL’s Summer

Rooftops and Outdoor Hangouts in the Bronx

Tis the season for rooftop and outdoor views. We’ve compiled a list of  some rooftops and outdoor hangouts, whether it’s with a drink in hand for a date night or popcorn while watching a rooftop film with the kids in tow. Did we forget one of your favorite spots? Please leave a comment to share with others!     ROOFTOPS     Pinebar + Grill What: Rooftop Bar and Lounge

Bronx Council on the Arts and Hutchinson Metro Center present Lunchtime Holiday Concerts in Hutch Metro Café

The Bronx Council on the Arts (BCA) and Hutchinson Metro Center present two free,Thursday lunchtime holiday concerts at the Hutch Metro Café located at Hutchinson Metro Center, 1200 Waters Place (between Eastchester Road and Westchester Avenue). On December 11th, enjoy a performance of holiday favorites by soprano Melissa Primavera and on December 18th, tap your feet to holiday music and oldies by the Just Nuts Party Band. Each concert includes

Spring for the Bronx Action Tours

     APRIL IS THE PERFECT TIME TO SPRING FOR THE BRONX! SATURDAY, APRIL 6, Hiking Tour   Hike through Woodlawn Cemetery, one of the largest cemeteries in New York, designated a National Historic Landmark. Pay tribute to illustrious Bronxites and notables while on a guided tour to the gravesites of Duke Ellington, Miles Davis, Lionel Hampton, Celia Cruz, Herman Melville and more.        Then head to the historic Van Cortlandt

Rainy Day Picks

Visit the Hall of Fame for Great Americans at Bronx Community College. This New York landmark institution founded in 1900 honors prominent Americans who have had a significant impact on this nation’s history. Open to the public for self-guided tours daily, between the hours of 10:00am and 5:00pm. 2155 University Avenue, Bronx, New York 10453 · (718) 289-5100   Check out the Maritime Industry Museum at Maritime College.Touring the museum is like

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