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Bronx Food and Farms Walking Tour: Highbridge Gardens

When: May 13, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 2:30 pm
Where: East 161st Street and Grand Concourse

The Highbridge section of the Bronx will be the theme of this month’s tour. Taking its name from the adjacent bridge built in 1848 by Irish immigrants, the Highbridge neighborhood has several community gardens occupying lots that were vacant between the 1970s and 1990s. Visit three longstanding community gardens to explore their history and meet the gardeners who currently care for them. We will visit La Isla Community Garden, Taqwa

Celebrating the Reopening of the Historic HighBridge

In case you missed the news when we shared Welcome 2 The Bronx post on the reopening of the historic HighBridge: the bridge will be open to everyone once again this upcoming Tuesday, June 9th at 11:30 am. The Bronx Children’s Museum has been educating the public about this amazing landmark for years, and to celebrate the reopening, they are releasing their first book, The Lowdown on the High Bridge,

MÚSICA DE LAS ISLAS

When: June 24, 2017 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Saturday, June 24th, 6:30pm to 8:30pm Join us for some music in the sun with Andre Veloz Bachata.   Location: Target Bronx Community Garden, 1025 Anderson Ave., Highbridge READ MORE

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

Summer Bucket List: Bronx Edition

  As we say farewell to June and jump into July, the sand starts to empty from our summer hourglass. What seems like plenty of time to create memories is really only 10 weekends to make the best of summer vacation. While we could easily spend each day sitting by the pool or at the beach, there’s plenty of fun to be had on dry land as well. We’ve compiled

10 Things to Do During Spring Recess in the Bronx 2016

Looking for some fun ideas to do over the break? We’ve got you covered. With everything from outdoor fun to tea party ideas, check out our top 10 picks for this year’s spring break.     Take the Kids to Orchard Beach for Some Coastal Exploration On Monday April 25th, indulge your curiosity of marine life and get your hands dirty while exploring the coast of Pelham Bay Park. This program is

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

High Bridge Festival

Saturday, July 25, 2015 12:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. Join NYC Parks for The High Bridge Festival at Highbridge Park, on both the Manhattan and Bronx sides of the Harlem River! The High Bridge Festival celebrates the historic reopening of the High Bridge, NYC’s oldest standing bridge. This free event has something for everyone to enjoy. Activities include: Bridge Making Workshop by the Bronx Children’s Museum Walking tours of the High Bridge Puppet Mobile

Summer Outdoor Movies in the Bronx

Thanks to DNA Info for this great round up of outdoor movies in the Bronx from the Parks Department, the New York Restoration Project and the Fordham Road Business Improvement District. We’ve gone ahead and added some from Rooftop Films, and will continue to add more as we learn about them. Grab a blanket or a chair and some popcorn, and enjoy a family night outdoors!   Sunday, June 14 “Invitation to

Arts in the Gardens Event Calendar

New York Restoration Project (NYRP) and The Bronx Museum of the Arts have partnered up again to present a season of free arts programming in three NYRP community gardens in the Tremont, Mott Haven and Highbridge neighborhoods of the Bronx. From June to August Bronxites can enjoy a calendar of performing arts in a natural, outdoor setting. The event series will feature a mixed line-up of family-friendly events, including movie night

NYRP and Bronx Museum Team Up to Present Free Arts in the Gardens Series in Select Bronx Community Gardens

New York Restoration Project (NYRP) and The Bronx Museum of the Arts have partnered to present a season of free arts programming in select NYRP community gardens in the Bronx. With the goal of raising awareness of and further activating NYRP’s wider network of public green spaces, the Arts in the Gardens series will bring communities together to enjoy performing and other live arts in a natural, outdoor setting. NYRP gardens are

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