Photo: Wave Hill Celebrate Father’s Day in the Bronx! Still figuring out what to do? From free events to fun ideas, we’ve got you covered. We’ll continue to update this list. On Friday, Affinity Health Plan on Fordham is celebrating with free haircuts for dad from 2 to 5pm. www.facebook.com Then from 4 to 7 at the Mall at Bay Plaza, kids can make their dads a cool picture frame
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A new hair salon is in town. Hair House, owned by celebrity hair stylist and Bronx native Dana Fiore, recently opened on Middletown Road in the Pelham Bay section of the Bronx. Last week I had the chance to sit in Dana’s chair for a blowout and talk hair, celebrities, and of course- the Bronx. About Dana Dana went to beauty school right out of high school in 1999. She
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
Culinary Kids Weekend at NYBG Bring the kids to the New York Botanical between February 18th and 20th for a weekend celebrating the relationship between plants and your favorite foods. Kids will have a chance to see cooking demonstrations, learn recipes, experience hands-on activities, and plenty of tastings. New York Botanical Garden, 2900 Southern Blvd www.nybg.org Bonus giveaway! Comment to win a family 4pack of tickets! See rules below.
Photo: Artisticsocial Facebook Finally, a place to drop in and paint some fun plastercrafts in the Bronx. Artisticsocial, located in the Pelham Bay section of the Bronx, offers open paint times where visitors can drop in and paint to their heart’s content. Photo: Artisticsocial Facebook The studio opened late last year, and offers a variety of painting and crafting experiences for all ages. In addition to their plastercraft
For those with kids who celebrate Valentine’s Day, you know it’s more about at what point you can squeeze in a few hours alone than getting reservations at a fancy restaurant. Here are five days worth of fun little Valentine’s date ideas that you can try to squeeze in- including some ideas you can bring the kids to. Friday, February 10th Stop in for Happy Hour at the Bronx
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
Meander through the 19th century Greek Revival mansion showcasing festive trees and period rooms decorated by interior designers in a historic setting. Visitors may view the trees during public hours Wednesdays, Saturdays, Sundays, 12–4 p.m., and during special events. Group tours are also available daily with advance reservations. Please note Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum will be open special holiday event hours on December 3 from 10 a.m.–1 p.m. only, and the museum will be closed on Sunday,
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).
If you’ve paid attention while driving down East Tremont Avenue near the Castle Hill section of the Bronx, then we’re sure this storefront has caught your eye. A cute boutique style awning with shabby chic decor inside, There Should Always Be Cake stands out among the typical storefronts surrounding it. Not only is the decor perfect for a bakery, the design of their cakes, cupcakes, and other delectable desserts are
It’s official. Fall is here. And while you may have to travel north for some autumn fun, there are plenty of fun things to do right here in the Bronx. NYC & Company just recently published their NYC Fall Guide, and of course there are some Bronx suggestions included. Check out a few of the ideas below: Did you know that visitors can embark on a river adventure in the
Photo: CityParks Foundation City Parks Foundation welcomes all New Yorkers, 60 and over, to participate in CityParks Seniors Fitness. The Fall 2016 season of Seniors Fitness programs will begin the week of September 26, and will offer free tennis lessons, yoga instruction and fitness walking in 16 parks across the city. In the Bronx, the program will be offered in Pelham Bay Park, Soundview Park, and Van Cortlandt Park. More info