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#EmiratesAce Campaign Engages Tennis Fans to Nominate their "Ace" for a Chance to Win Tickets to Dubai, the Men's Finals & More!

  Saturday August 26th is Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day! It’s a fun day for kids to enjoy interactive games, music and tennis activities for all ages. If you remember, last year we had a blast hanging out in the Emirates Suite during the Stadium Show inside Arthur Ashe Stadium. Once again, Emirates is bringing even more fun to the Kids’ Day as well as the US Open- with a fun

A Day in Soundview Park

  Located on Clason Point in the Bronx, Soundview Park boasts 205 acres of parkland. With bike trails, playgrounds, a butterfly garden, amphitheater, and more- it’s a great place to spend a summer afternoon.     Start off near the Bronx River in the Meditation Butterfly Garden. You may even find some painted rocks hidden as part of the #thebronxrocks rock hunting group.     Bring your bikes or scooters

Treetop Adventure Opens at the Bronx Zoo

  By Pope Jackson Anyone who knows me, knows I love outdoor sports.  As a member of the Bronx River Alliance I paddle the river as much as possible.  Nothing gets me excited like amazing experiences right in my backyard.  NYC has never had a shortage of these, but the outdoor adventures were limited.  Well the wait is finally over. Two new attractions featuring three exciting experiences have been completed

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

Haylo 3d Imaging Offers Belly Casting, Gender Reveal Parties, & More

By Valerie Diaz I wanted to share with you a true gem in the Bronx.  Haylo 3d Imaging is owned and operated by the amazing Haydee Longmore, a DMS since 1999. The facility itself is breathtaking with its modern design, welcoming vibe and is above reproach when it comes to cleanliness.   I have been visiting Haylo since I was pregnant with my first son. I chose her for our

Everything You Need to Know About the Halftime Bathroom Break

Sponsored:   February is already here! And that means- Superbowl! Whether you watch it for the game, the commercials, or the food- well over 100 million viewers tuned in last year for the big game. And while hosts across the country might be consulting their “Superbowl Recipes” Pinterest board for menu ideas- did you know that less than half of Americans spend time at all preparing the bathroom! Seriously people!? And

I Love You, But You Stink.

Sponsored:   As moms, we know all too well the smells that come from our homes, our pets, even the humans you live with. And sometimes, it’s your own belongings that can flare a nostril or two. To celebrate the things we love but that sometimes stank, Febreze has created a fun website to create Odor Odes dedicated to them. Is it your favorite tuna lunch that co-workers loathe? That

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

Tips for Photographing Holiday Lights

The holidays are magical- Christmas music, beautifully decorated trees, and lots of pretty lights! As parents, your probably snapping away on your phone or camera to capture the kids in front of all of the holiday decor- but we all know how difficult it can be to get the perfect photo in front of all of those lights! So, we turned to local Bronx photographer Richard Rosario to share some

This Bronx Spa & Makeup Team Are Killing It This Halloween

  If you’re looking for something beyond the face paint kits at the 99 cents store, then look no further than Shaina’s Spa & Makeup in Pelham Bay. With her team of highly talented artists, Shaina is still booking sessions for those looking for the perfect- or scariest- face for their costume.   You’re sure to win that costume contest this weekend with work by Angilian (@_facebeat_) and Betina (@betina.marie).  

What You Should Know About Children's Eye Health #WorldSightDay

Sponsored by Metro Optics Eyewear     It’s #WorldSightDay! Among the endless, and often silly national holidays we celebrate across social media, this one is actually very important. World Sight Day was started four years ago as a day to focus global attention on blindness and vision impairment. So we’ve partnered up with Metro Optics Eyewear in the Bronx to bring you some important information on vision and eye health when it

A Closer Look at the Children's Eye Exam at Metro Optics Eyewear

By: Martha Katechis The dust has finally settled at the local school supply stores and parents are able to catch their breath with the start of the new school year. I would like to shine an importance on having your child’s eyes examined. Both my husband and I have “not so great vision”, so that immediately prompted me to have a concern for our daughter’s vision, but common daily activities

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