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Best Places in the Bronx for Sledding

Photo: NYC Parks   According to NYC Parks, here are the best places in the Bronx to go sledding:   Park Name Location Claremont Park Interior of the park at 172nd Street between Teller Avenue and Clay Avenue Crotona Park Slope behind ballfield #3 at Fulton Avenue and Cross Bronx Expressway. Ewen Park West 232 Street, between Johnson and Riverdale avenues Franz Sigel Park Interior of the park at 160th

The Bronx Trolley First Wednesday Arts and Culture Tour

Hop on the trolley and enjoy attractions at some of the hottest cultural spots along the lower Grand Concourse Catch the trolley on the first Wednesday evening of each month (except January & September) at Longwood Art Gallery @ Hostos, on the campus of Hostos Community College at 450 Grand Concourse.The trolley departs at 5:30, 6:30, and 7:30pm for other venues in the South Bronx Cultural Corridor. The trolley ride

Bronx Libraries Extend Hours

Grab that library card (or sign up for one!) and head to your local library- many NYC locations just announced they have extended their hours and we have the scoop on the Bronx libraries.   Here is a list of Bronx branches who extended their hours. Check www.nypl.com for additional information. Hunts Point Melrose West Farms Francis Martin Jerome Park Sedgwick Mosholu Riverdale Spuyten Duyvil Van Cortlandt Woodlawn Heights High

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

New Year's Eve Activities in the Bronx

Looking for some fun activities to do around the Bronx with the kids on NYE? We’ve found some fun events- some are NYE themed and others are just fun activities for the kids to enjoy. Whether you’re hosting a NYE party later in the evening or leaving the kids with a sitter, these are some fun activities to do with the little ones before it’s time for the count down.

20th Annual Mulchfest

DATE:  Saturday, January 9 and Sunday, January 10, 2016 TIME:  10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.   DETAILS:                   The 20th annual MulchFest provides New Yorkers with a fun and environmentally-friendly opportunity to recycle their trees into woodchips that will nourish trees and gardens throughout the city. MulchFest takes place at 30 chipping sites and 48 drop-off sites in nearly 80 designated parks across all five boroughs.   At chipping sites, patrons

Taino's Santa Ride in the Bronx

On Sunday November 29th, over 70 Santas will make their way into the Bronx on motorcycles to raise funds for children in need in the Bronx. We’ve got the scoop on their route, so if you’re nearby, it’s a fun site for your little ones to see! What: Over 70 members of the Somos Tainos Motorcycle Club will make their annual pilgrimage from Westchester County to the Bronx in an

Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony & Santa Clause at Bronx Terminal Market

Bronx Terminal Market is ringing in the holiday season with its third Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony, Santa Claus and 100,000 LED lights on Thursday, November 19th from 6-8PM. Take part in the joyous holiday celebration at Bronx Terminal Market with uplifting sing-along carols performed by The Late Show Gospel Choir, and a special appearance by Santa Claus! The award-winning Big Apple Circus performers will astound you with tricks and performances. Move

Kingdom of Shadows | Screening & Q&A at Pregones Theater

KINGDOM OF SHADOWS Screening & Q&A with Director Bernardo Ruiz  Saturday, November 14, 2015 1PM *Please note this event is not being held at the Bronx Documentary Center. Join us at: Pregones Theater, 575 Walton Ave, Bronx, NY 10451 (2/5 Train to 149th St. Grand Concourse stop) In Kingdom of Shadows, Bernardo Ruiz takes an unflinching look at the hard choices and destructive consequences of the U.S.-Mexico “drug war,” weaving together the

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)

Hot Peas 'N Butter at Hostos Center for the Arts and Culture

  What: Hot Peas ‘N Butter When: Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015 at 11 am Where: Repertory Theater at Hostos Center for the Arts and Culture (450 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10451) Pricing: $5 Box Office: 718-518-4455 Website: www.hostoscenter.org Subway/Bus: IRT Trains 2, 4, 5 and Buses BX1, BX2, BX19 to 149th Street/Grand Concourse. Information: Winners of the 2006, 2008, 2009, and 2012 ”Parent’s Choice Award,” Hot Peas ‘N Butter is a unique children’s musical group that incorporates elements of traditional Latin music, Afro-Caribbean rhythms, jazz, folk, and

The Fall of the Kings at The Andrew Freedman Home

This September, New York University alum and producer Walter E. Puryear (Executive Producer, Black Wall Street (2014), under consideration for a 2015 AUDELCO Award nomination) will mount The Fall of the Kings, a new American drama set in the 1940s. The play tells the story of an African-American heiress and her Caribbean (Cuban) husband fighting to sustain their family in the midst of an economic disaster. Opening September 5th 2015, 8:00p.m., with performances running through November

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