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Easter in the Bronx 2017

This list will continue to be updated, so keep checking back for more Easter fun in the Bronx.. Photos with the Easter Bunny at the Mall at Bay Plaza   From March 25th to April 15th, bring the kids to the Mall at Bay Plaza for a photo with the Easter Bunny. Reservations can be made online. Mall at Bay Plaza, www.mallatbayplaza.com    Easter Egg Hunt at Bartow Pell Mansion Museum

Two Sides of the Same Coin: Discrimination in Unexpected Places

I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character. -Martin Luther King, Jr. Dalilah and her daughter Dahlia   When I was about 9 or 10 years old, I was at sleep away camp for the first time. I had an argument with another

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

First Friday! Music & Trolley

When: November 4, 2016 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park)

Enjoy the Latin Jazz sounds of Bronx Arts Ensemble’s teaching artist and critically-acclaimed guitarist Greg Diamond and his band Amalgama from, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Explore the museum, and stroll the garden; light refreshments will be available. The trolley makes an hourly loop starting at 5:25 p.m. from the #6 Pelham Bay Park subway station to Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum to City Island.

First Friday! Music & Trolley

When: October 7, 2016 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park)

Experience the sultry sound of vocalist Queen Esther as she performs her acclaimed interpretations of Billie Holiday’s rarely-heard songs together with the Jeremy Bacon Jazz trio from. Enjoy the music, explore the museum, and stroll the garden. Light refreshments will be available.The trolley makes an hourly loop starting at 5:25 p.m. from the #6 Pelham Bay Park subway station to Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum to City Island. Registration is requested. To

First Friday! Music and Trolley

When: September 2, 2016 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park)

Brooklyn Bluegrass Collective will be playing acoustic roots music from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Enjoy the music, explore the museum, and stroll the garden. Light refreshments will be served. The trolley makes an hourly loop starting at 5:25 p.m. from the #6 Pelham Bay Park subway station to Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum to City Island. Registration is requested. To register, please call (718) 885-1461 or email info@bpmm.org .

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

Things to Do and Places to Go

What’s there to do in the Bronx you ask? Here’s a general guide containing lots of indoor and outdoor activities to keep you and your family entertained throughout the year.     Animals & Nature   Bronx Equestrian Center 9 Shore Rd, Pelham Bay Park A full service equestrian facility offering Western and English riding haywagons, wedding carriages, ponies for hire. The center offers $5 pony rides daily, just stop by.

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

Savor the Bronx: 2015 Restaurant Week

It’s that time of year again! Savor the Bronx! Now is the time to knock off some more Bronx restaurants off your bucket list, Check out who is participating below, information is from ilovethebronx.com:                 AMERICAN  ASIAN  FRENCH  HEALTHY  INDIAN  ITALIAN  LATIN AMERICAN  MEXICAN L=Lunch Pre Fixe Menu $16.41   D=Dinner Pre Fixe Menu $20.15 %= 15% off check over $20 for L (lunch)

First Friday at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum

On Friday, September 4th, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Irish singer/songwriter Mary Courtney brings her musical talent back to Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (BPMM).   Courtney’s performances offer an engaging mix of traditional Irish music with a progressive social conscience born of a political education in the United States. Having grown up in a musical family in the parish of Castlegregory, near the sea in County Kerry, her bodhrán (Irish hand-held

Upcoming Trolley Tours

Mansions & Cottages: Historic Homes & Gardens of The Bronx Visit the homes where Mark Twain, Edgar Allan Poe and George Washington lived in. From the oldest home in The Bronx to a 19th century Greek revival mansion, you will learn about the rich history of this dynamic borough. Where? Trolley leaves the Lucerne Hotel in Manhattan promptly at 9 and pick up at the Bronx Opera House Hotel at 9:30am.

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