In the 19th century, Pelham Bay was an idyllic rural area that attracted financiers, artists, wealthy merchants, and others who sought an escape from the growing metropolis nearby. Historian Blake Bell gives an entertaining presentation on the country estates and mansions that these neighbors of the Bartows built or enhanced, detailing stories of their rise and demise using rare images and maps. The March Lecture Series is co-sponsored by the
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Centennial Lecture: Classical America Thursday, October 2, 7:30 pm Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum 895 Shore Road Listen to Carswell Rush Berlin, American Classical furniture dealer speak on the topic, “Solid and Permanent Grandeur: The Roots of American Classical Furniture.” This centennial celebration lecture is part of a series that will bring top experts in the field of decorative arts to Bartow-Pell. Registration requested. Call: 718-885-1461 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Cost: $10 adults;
Events 2014 Events SEPTEMBER Summer Music 2014: Bronx Arts Ensemble Friday, September 12, 6:00 pm. Southern section of the Park: Enter at Middletown Rd. & Stadium Ave. Listen to Classic Jazz with Valerie Capers and Ensemble. Bring a blanket or chair, and pack a picnic. Limited free parking. Concert in free. For more information, call: 718-601-7399 or visit: bronxartsensemble.org Trail Day Saturday, September 13, 10:00 am.-2:00 pm (Meet at 9:45
Bronx Communities City Island and Pelham Bay Park Ready to Welcome New Yorkers and Visitors for Summer Travel— New York City (July 2, 2014) — NYC & Company, New York City’s official marketing, tourism and partnership organization, today announced City Island and Pelham Bay Park in the Bronx as the next destinations to be featured in Neighborhood x Neighborhood. Accessible by bus, train or car, City Island and Pelham Bay Park
7.11.2012 | 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Multiple Parents’ Choice Award winner Robbi K’s beautiful voice has graced TV, radio, and live venues and she was a back-up singer for such superstars as Diana Ross, Jewel, and Aretha Franklin. Robbi K sings in many languages and presents interactive, danceable concerts suited for people of all ages and stages. Event website: http://www.balidali.com Cost: FREE Appropriate for: Pre-school
While we love taking road trips upstate to catch a glimpse of the changing leaves, the Bronx certainly has no shortage of fall foliage. So we’ve rounded up our list of favorite places in the borough to enjoy the beauty of fall- including some suggestions from our favorite Bronxites. Wave Hill Photo: Wave Hill Overlooking the Hudson Valley, Wave Hill is breathtaking in all seasons. Head over on
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.