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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

Four Ways to Experience the Bronx River

  Looking for some ways to get out on the water this summer? The Bronx River Alliance gives Bronxites and visitors of our borough several opportunities to experience paddles on the Bronx River. From free community paddles to trips on the river, check out some ways to experience the only fresh water river in NYC.   1. Community Paddles These rides are short, FREE, first-come-first-served trips that take place throughout

What the NYC Department of Health Wants You to Know About the Zika Virus

As the temperatures drop in NY, many New Yorkers visit warmer climates to escape the cold. Now, our Health Department has been working closely with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to educate those traveling about Zika-the mosquito-borne illness prevalent in Mexico, the Caribbean, Central and South America. Take a look at what the New York City Department of Health has shared with us about the virus and what

Science & STEM Summer Camps for Elementary and Middle School Students

NYC Department of Education Partnerships with the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, New York Aquarium, Queens Zoo and Staten Island Zoo Elementary School   Wild Zoo Academy Camp at the Queens Zoo Open to students entering Grades 1 and 2 Monday, August 10 – Monday, August 14, 2015 Camp begins at 9:00 AM and ends at 3:00 PM every day Campers will go on a wild adventure! They will explore

REGISTER FOR NYC PARKS EXPERIENCE SUMMER DAY CAMP

The NYC Parks Experience Summer Day Camp is one of New York City’s most affordable camp programs. We provide 7 weeks of fun-filled days for children ages 6-13, at locations across the city. Campers will go on trips throughout the five boroughs, participate in sports, fitness and outdoor adventure activities, and much more. Campers are supervised by experienced CPR and AED certified staff. HOW TO REGISTER:                A registration lottery is

Now Available: 10,000 Pre-Kindergarten Seats Newly Open

If you live in New York City and your child is turning 4 years old in 2014, it’s time to think about applying to pre-kindergarten. 10,000 new seats in community-based organizations are now available. Applications will be accepted starting June 3rd, through the last day of school, June 26th. Children turning four years old in 2014 who live in New York City are eligible to attend pre-k programs. Pre-k is free. You

Recap: Britax "Style Your Ride"

Last week we had the chance to check out some new Britax Affinity stroller designs at the Style Your Ride event hosted by Audrey and Vera of Getting Gorgeous. Here’s a fun recap of the event and the lovely new designs: The Britax Affinity comes in some great colors, perfect for the upcoming warm weather that we have been longing for! Cool Berry, Sky Blue, Cactus Green, Red Pepper, Fossil Brown,

Touchdown at Bronx Terminal

On Saturday, February 1st from 12pm-3pm, get ready for the Super Bowl at Bronx Terminal Market! Score big for the big game with activities that include: * Meet Ottis Anderson, former NY Giants Running Back and Super Bowl XXV MVP * Interactive throwing clinic with local collegiate football team * ‘Hit the Target’ with a large inflatable football activity courtesy of BX Sports * Free Hot Chocolate from Applebee’s *

Recap and Review: Disney's Frozen and the Samsung Galaxy Note/Kids Tablet

This week Briana and I attended another great screening hosted by The Moms, this time for Disney’s Frozen. In addition to having the chance to see the movie before it hits theaters, we also got the chance to both meet Idinia Menzel(the voice of Queen Elsa in Frozen) and check out the new Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition and the Galaxy Tab 3 Kids Tablet. Before the movie began,

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

CITY PARKS FOUNDATION KICKS-OFF FREE SUMMER SPORTS PROGRAMS IN BRONX PARKS

On July 1st, in parks throughout New York City, City Parks Foundation kicks off its 2013 Summer Sports Program for young people. Throughout the summer, City Parks Foundation provides over 13,000 New York City children free tennis, golf, and track and field instruction including free use of equipment in over 60 locations citywide.This summer, City Parks Foundation’s Sports programs will be taking place in Williamsbridge Oval, Woodlawn Park, Haffen Park, St. James

Review: Steve Cohen Chamber Magic

Just the other day another mom and I were discussing how important date nights are, especially after you have children. The amazing thing about living in NYC is having so many fun options for food and entertainment. There are also lots of out of the ordinary places that arent just dinner and a movie. The other night I got to check out a show with a “millionares magician”- Steve Cohen’s

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