December 2010


If you couldn’t get tickets to this years Jingle Ball, you’re in for a treat! On Thursday December 16th at 9 pm ET, you can catch the sold out concert on Fuse! Airing in HD, “Fuse Presents: Z100’s Jingle Ball Live From Madison Square Garden,” presented by Coca-Cola, will feature performances by Katy Perry, Enrique Iglesias, Paramore, B.o.B, Bruno Mars, Taio Cruz, Selena Gomez and Travie McCoy. This will be

Outside the Bronx: Thomas and Friends

BronxMama heads up! Thomas and Friends tickets are on sale now! The 90-minute musical adventure opens at the Theater at Madison Square Garden on Saturday, March 5th through Sunday March 6th, 2011 for six performances. Thomas & Friends Live! On Stage includes new railroad-themed songs and tells the story of Thomas and his engine friends as they work together as “Really Useful Engines” to get the railroad ready for Sodor’s Magic

Holiday Shopping Guide-Bronx Style

Still not sure what to buy everyone on your Christmas list?  BronxMama has come up with some unique ideas for your loved ones this year. Check out our Holiday Shopping Guide-Bronx Style! By BronxMama writers Nicole Perrino, Amy Guobadia, and Lisa Quinones LOTION FROM THE NEW YORK BOTANICAL GARDEN GIFT SHOP While everyone loves Victoria Secret or Bath and Bodyworks lotions and sprays, add a Bronx twist this year and give some

Organize your holiday gift ideas with Rightcliq

    How many Christmas lists, emails with links, or other scribbles of ideas for gifts have you done this year-only to forget about it the next day? I know I’m horrible with this- and not just for Christmas. I find something I like and try to make note of it somehow-but always to no avail. Well, I just discovered my new favorite thing- RightCliq. Seriously! I am so happy

Represent the Bronx!

WNYC is asking talented New Yorkers from each borough to submit a sample of their work. A line-up of several acts from each borough will be selected to perform at The Greene Space, culminating in a final round with winners from each borough. The ultimate winner will receive a featured concert in The Greene Space and an opening act slot at a SummerStage concert in 2011! More information on the

BronxMama on New York Botanical Garden website!

Check out BronxMama on The New York Botanical Garden’s blog feature: Plant Talk. They asked me to pick some of my favorite gifts from their gift shop- check it out for some fun gift ideas! Read it here. Also, stay tuned for another fun shopping guide that will be on BronxMama in a day or two- you don’t want to miss it!

BronxMama Giveaway: Dunkin Donuts

Here comes another fun Dunkin Donuts Giveaway for BronxMama readers! One lucky BronxMama (or Papa!) will win a 10 for $10 Coupon Book (1o coffees for $10), one 1 lb. bag of Dunkin’ Donuts packaged coffee, and two of the in-demand Dunkin’ Donuts winter fleece hats that made their debut at this year’s NY ING Marathon! TO ENTER: Comment below or on our Facebook Fan page and tell BronxMama what’s your

Workshop Production of the play Quiet Frenzy

The Bronx Council on the Arts (BCA) presents playwright Stacey Karen Robinson, 2009 BCA Bronx Recognizes Its Own (BRIO) winner, as she performs her winning play. Quiet Frenzy will be workshopped Thursday, December 9th, from 6:00-8:00pm, at the Longwood Art Gallery at Hostos Community College, 450 Grand Concourse at 149th Street, Bronx, NY 10451. Admission is free and all are welcome. Reservations are recommended, but not necessary. Please visit to reserve.

Sign this Petition!

From Doug Israel, Director of Research and Policy: “This week the State Education Commissioner approved the Mayor’s appointment of Cathleen Black, chairwoman of Hearst Magazines, to be the next New York City schools chancellor. Although little is known about the approach Ms. Black will take to leading the school system, we believe the passing of the torch to the incoming chancellor presents an opportunity to reestablish some core educational priorities for the school