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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,    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

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                 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.

First Friday Music + Trolley

Tonight, Friday, August 7 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. BPMM and the Bronx Music Heritage Center join forces once again to present the Ray Martinez Legacy. Known for his melodic and percussive style, Martinez is one of the most gifted bassist composer/arrangers in contemporary Latin and Salsa music. He is joined by Adan Perez, piano; Peter Brainin, sax and flute; Diego Lopez, trap drum; Antonio Guzman, guitar; and Chembo Corniel, conga and minor percussion. Enjoy

July First Friday! Music + Trolley at Bartow-Pell Mansion

Friday, July 3rd from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. The Night Owls will bring their funky, yet elegant, piano sound to the June First Friday! Music & Trolley at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (BPMM). The Night Owls are an instrumental piano trio in the tradition of Vince Guaraldi, Ramsey Lewis, and Horace Silver. Their sound mixes taste, funkiness, and elegance with popular appeal. From TV theme songs to New Orleans grooves, from West Coast jazz

Rooftops and Outdoor Hangouts in the Bronx

Tis the season for rooftop and outdoor views. We’ve compiled a list of  some rooftops and outdoor hangouts, whether it’s with a drink in hand for a date night or popcorn while watching a rooftop film with the kids in tow. Did we forget one of your favorite spots? Please leave a comment to share with others!     ROOFTOPS     Pinebar + Grill What: Rooftop Bar and Lounge

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