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Parkchester Celebrates 75 Years

Parkchester, New York City’s icon of family-friendly urban living and home to over 42,000 residents, celebrates its 75th Anniversary on Saturday, August 8, at 12:00 p.m at the North Ball Field inside its 129 landscaped acres in the Bronx.   TIME: Activities and concert begin at 12:00 p.m. Announcements and introductions at 1:00 p.m. PLACE: Parkchester North Ball Field Enter at corner of Metropolitan Avenue and Pine Drive Bronx, NY 10462 The

Tree Lighting in Parkchester

According to their Community Calendar, Parkchester’s Tree Lighting Ceremony will be on December 7th 2011. If anyone has more info, please comment below.  

The American Theatre in Parkchester

When Bri was a baby, we took her to three movies. The first two she did good, but when we went to see a movie in Imax and I had to walk out, she let us know the days of getting through a movie was over. But, a small theatre that is good for testing out the whole movie trip is The American Movie Theatre in Parkchester. It’s small, usually very uncrowded

Rock Painting & Game Night in Virginia Park

  If you’ve passed by Virginia Park in Parkchester recently, then you’ve probably noticed the awesome art installation by local artist and owner of Morris Perk, Lovie Pignata. With retired canoes, Lovie created a replica of the Bronx River right underneath the 6 train. And as we’ve mentioned, on Friday nights from 6 to 8, Bronxites can stop by and enjoy playing with oversized board games for a fun Friday

Rock Painting in Virginia Park

When: July 21, 2017 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us in Virginia Park near the Parkchester train station for some rock painting! In celebration of Lovie Pignata’s awesome installation there, she is hosting game nights and other fun activities each Friday. So, on the 14th, we will be rock painting! Bring some cool rocks you find- we supply the paint and brushes. We will also have the labels printed out to easily apply to the rocks and you

New Installation in Virginia Park Features Canoes & Oversized Board Games

  If you’re in the area, be sure to pass by Virginia Park in Parkchester to see Bronx artist Lovie Pignata’s new installation that was just revealed on Monday. The installation- entitled Daylighting, features retired canoes and a painted blacktop to resemble the Bronx River and highlights the importance of our unique waterway. Visitors can also enjoy oversized board games, which will be out at certain points throughout the installation’s

FREE Workshops for Bronx Parents on Healthy Homes

When: January 23, 2017 @ 10:00 am

The New York City Department of Health Healthy Homes Program will be conducting FREE workshops on Healthy Homes at the Kingsbridge Branch Library, Bronx Library Center, and Parkchester Branch Library. Come and learn about: Lead poisoning and sources of lead Preventing and getting rid of bedbugs How to control pests safely   Location Address Dates and Time Kingsbridge Branch Library 291 West 231st Street Bronx, NY 10463 1/23/17 – English

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

Holiday Eyewear Trends & Gift Ideas

Brought to you by Metro Optics Eyewear   The holidays are officially upon us and it’s time to start checking folks off the gift lists. While the kids are usually pretty easy (hey, they make their own lists), adults can be a bit harder to shop for. So we’ve partnered with Metro Optics to bring you some eyewear gift ideas that are both stylish and functional. Staff Picks With 4

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