The New York City Police Athletic League announced that it has been named a StubHub Rising Star, receiving a major grant of $200,000 over the next three years from the StubHub Foundation, a corporate advised fund of the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, to support a year-round partnership focused on PAL’s sports programs for inner-city boys and girls, including youngsters in the Bronx.   The award provides funding for the research,

Bronx Terminal Market Celebrates Back to School with Special Events and Special Savings Followed by Rooftop Films Screening of "Wreck-It Ralph" 

Thursday, August 29th, come get ready for the new school year at Bronx Terminal Market with an Exciting Day of Outdoor Activities for the Entire Family! The Back to School Event has a lineup of free and fun activities that begin at 5:00pm on Bronx Terminal Market’s Level 6 Garage Roof Deck!  Face painting, haircuts from Slique Hair Studio, and new this year is the Dinosaur Safari Scavenger Egg Hunt with the

Back to School in the Bronx

It’s August! You know what that means- back to school shopping is in full swing!  We’ve put together a fun back to school guide that highlights some well known stores in the Bronx, as well as places in NYC  that you might not think to go for some unique school supplies. Not only is it important to support your local mom and pop businesses, this guide also serves as a

First Fridays! AIM Artist screenings and performances

First Fridays! AIM Artist screenings and performances Friday, September 6, 2013 6pm to 10pm Location: 2nd Floor North Wing FREE ADMISSION!   CELEBRATE BRONX CALLING: The Second AIM Biennial with video screenings and performances by AIM artists. Bronx Calling features work by New York-area emerging artists who have participated in The Bronx Museum of the Arts’ Artist in the Marketplace (AIM) program in the last two years. Organized by Gabriel de

Poopendous!  Pops Up in the Bronx!

Free: Meet acclaimed children’s book author Artie Bennett on Wednesday, August 14, at Bella Vista Community Health Center, 882-886 Hunts Point Avenue, Bronx, New York, 10474 (347-503-7935) at 10:30 am. This fun event celebrates Early Literacy Awareness Week and is sponsored by Reach Out and Read of Greater New York. Artie, author of the best-selling, highly praised The Butt Book, will be there to sign and discuss—and read!—his superfun new book, Poopendous! Hailed as the Dr.

Bronx River Movie Night: Brave

August 06, 2013 (8pm) Bronx River Movie Nights Starlight Park Free, no registration required. Bring your blanket for an outdoor screening of Disney’s BRAVE. Rain date August 8. Directions Starlight Park 174th St btwn. W Farms Rd & Bronx River Av Subway: 2 or 5 train to West Farms, 6 train to Whitlock Av Bus: Bx36 to 174th St. Enter at 174th St, slightly east of the Sheridan Expressway. Digg this post

Bronx Salsa Fest

Friday, August 2, 6pm-11pm Salsa Fest KICK-OFF Screening of documentary followed by a Salsa Dance Party The biggest Fania All Stars show of all time took place far away from the epicenter of salsa- The Bronx. In 1974, the band was invited to participate in a huge music festival that took place in Kinshasa, Zaire. Fania All Stars Live in Africa gives Fania aficionados a unique opportunity to experience the salsa movement at

Bronx River Movie Night

July 30, 2013 (8pm) Bronx River Movie Nights Concrete Plant Park  Free, no registration required. Bring the kiddies and a blanket for an outdoor screening of Disney’s Happy Feet Two. Don’t forget your popcorn! Rain date August 1. Directions: Concrete Plant ParkBronx River (between Westchester Ave & Bruckner Blvd) Subway: 6 train to Whitlock Av, 2/5 train to Freeman St Bus: Bx4/Bx27 to Whitlock Av Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via

Pregones Summer Block Party

Pregones Theater and Lincoln Center Out of Doors’ La Casita, join forces once again for a fun summer afternoon of FREE outdoor performances, a live preview of Pregones’ upcoming season, and much more! Sunday, August 4 – 2:00 to 8:00pm 575 Walton Avenue, Bronx NY MC: poet David González Poetry & spoken word performances by: Carl Hancock Rux, David Alonso Rivera, Elizabeth Acevedo, Irma Pineda, Janet Rogers, Jesús Papoleto Meléndez, John S. Blake, Lynn Hill,

Sprint brings 4G LTE and enhanced 3G network improvements to the Bronx

Beginning July 30th, Sprint’s  new 4G LTE network and improved 3G service will be available in the Bronx and Brooklyn. Also, with the groundbreaking Sprint Unlimited Guarantee, available with an Unlimited, My WaySM or My All-inSM plan, customers can get unlimited talk, text and data while on the Sprint network guaranteed for the life of the line of service.  In addition to the Bronx and Brooklyn, customers are finding 4G LTE in parts of Manhattan,

International Family Day

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