Check Out this Affordable Teacher Gift Idea

  Christmas break is upon us- and that means you’ve got one last day for teacher gifts! When it comes to teachers, coffee or tea is a no brainer, but if you’re like me- on a budget and 5 teachers to shop for- gift cards can be overwhelming when you don’t exactly have a lot to put towards each one. That’s why I love the $10 coffee or latte cards

How To Create a Holiday Themed Brunch & Hot Cocoa Bar

  Earlier this month we teamed up with the New York Dolls Collection to bring an afternoon of cheer to a wonderful group of girls in the Bronx. Each girl enjoyed manicures, a hot cocoa bar, and went home with their very own Harper Doll- who happens to be from the Bronx! It was a beautiful afternoon and thanks to Oriental Trading- it came out exactly as we envisioned. If

What to Do with Kids on Election Day in the Bronx

  If you’re off tomorrow with the kids and looking for something to do after hitting the polls, we’ve got a few ideas for you. From arts and crafts to volunteer opportunities, it’s a great day to unplug and explore the borough.   Get crafty… Artistic Social will have open paint hours from 10am to 6pm at their studio. Choose a fun plastercraft and spend the afternoon painting. 2921 Westchester

Recap: Halloween Costume Dance Party at the Huntington Library

  After our first Halloween Dance Party a few years ago, we decided to bring the fun back and host another bash. This year, we hosted the event at the Huntington Free Library in Westchester Square. A historical library, we knew it would be the perfect place for a haunting good time! Take a look at some of the fun we had, and be sure to make it out to

Places to See Pumpkins & Carve Your Own in the Bronx

Looking for some inspiration for your own pumpkin carving this weekend? We’ve rounded up some places in the Bronx to see, buy, and even carve your own pumpkins in the Bronx. Have a place to add? Comment below!   Pumpkin Carving at the Bronx Zoo Photo: Bronx Zoo For the last weekend of Boo at the Zoo, head over and watch some amazing pumpkin carving at the Dancing Crane Pavilion.

Planning a Fun Halloween Party with Oriental Trading

Two witches, a butterfly, and a dabbin’ penguin (Penguin costume from Oriental Trading)   As I climbed to the top of the playroom closet the other day I noticed that aside from Christmas, Halloween comes in second place when it comes to the amount of decor I have. It’s so much fun hosting Halloween parties, so I’ve collected some great pieces over the years for both children and adult events. And if

Mini Golf Pumpkin Patch at Turtle Cove Golf Center

  Looking for some fall fun for the whole family? From October 6th to the 31st, kids can pick a free pumpkin with the purchase of a round of mini golf at Turtle Cove Golf Center in Pelham Bay Park.     The cost for this 18-hole mini golf course is just $7 for kids. There are also batting cages and a driving range for the adults to enjoy too.

Scarecrows & Pumpkins in the Adventure Garden

  Celebrate fall fun at the Everett Children’s Adventure Garden at the New York Botanical Garden with guided activities featuring a puppet playhouse, while weekends bring interactive demonstrations featuring bats, reptiles, and other creepy creatures. Saturday, September 23, 2017 – Tuesday, October 31, 2017 Weekdays; 1:30–5:30 p.m. Saturdays & Sundays; 10 a.m.–5:30 p.m. More details coming soon!     Creepy Creatures of Halloween Saturdays & Sundays, 12 & 2 p.m.

Things to Do for Father's Day in the Bronx

Photo: Wave Hill Celebrate Father’s Day in the Bronx! Still figuring out what to do? From free events to fun ideas, we’ve got you covered. We’ll continue to update this list. On Friday, Affinity Health Plan on Fordham is celebrating with free haircuts for dad from 2 to 5pm. www.facebook.com Then from 4 to 7 at the Mall at Bay Plaza, kids can make their dads a cool picture frame

Anti Violence Prayer Vigil held for 5-year-old Jaheem Hunter

By Pope Jackson The streets were filled this past Friday for a candlelight vigil and march for Jaheem Hunter, a 5-year-old who police say was shot in the head by a stray bullet on Monday while with his father.  Chants of “Guns down, Life Up” echoed on Washington Ave as the march progressed from block to block calling for an end to gun violence. The family was joined by Neighbors,

Mother's Day Events in the Bronx

Photo: NYBG This year, Sunday May 14th is Mother’s Day. Whether your idea of a perfect Mother’s Day is sleeping in, spending time outdoors, or pampering yourself- every mom deserves a special day to celebrate! We’ve gathered a list of events and things to do around the Bronx on Mother’s Day weekend, so print this out, circle your favorites, and leave it laying around to give your family some ideas

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