2011

Rooftop Films in the Bronx Feb 3rd

Rooftop Films returns to the Bronx’s Bruckner Bar and Grill with Gabriel Noble’s gritty, heart wrenching documentary P-Star Rising. When Jesse discovers that his youngest daughter, Priscilla, can rap and perform, he sees redemption for his own failed music career and financial salvation for his family and commits his life to making her a star. We follow the father-daughter duo through the grit and glamour of the music industry, capturing

Bronx Economic Guide

If you didn’t already hear, the new Bronx Economic Guide has been released.  But don’t let the name fool you- the guide is super interesting to read; you’ll find places to visit, facts, and other information that you probably don’t know about the borough. You can download the guide here. “This stunning guide not only presents a great picture of the Bronx, it shows businesses and others interested in investing

Giveaway Winner

Congrats to Karin for winning the Disaster Preparedness Starter Kit from the Office of Emergency Management! OEM would like to encourage New Yorkers to Resolve to be Ready this year, and prepare themsleves for an emergency by taking three steps:  Make a Plan, Get a Kit, Be Informed. On OEM’s Facebook page you can find more information and even take the first step in making a plan by selecting and sharing

FREE CarnegieKids Concerts in the Bronx

The Weill Music Institute invites you to join your little ones for these free 45-minute interactive concerts, featuring songs, movement, and instrument demonstrations. Designed for kids aged 3–6, these events are also great for the entire family! Bring your little ones to these free, interactive, 45-minute concerts-especially designed for children ages three to six-which feature songs, movement, and instrument demonstrations and create opportunities for musical creativity and play.

BronxMama Pic of the Week

Bronx bred Dominic Diaz enjoys a game at Yankee Stadium. Dominic is in Karate, is in a pre-medical program at his Elementary School and loves to dance. Dominic is a proud Bronx Bomber!

1st Annual Winterfest Celebration

1st Annual Winterfest Celebration Saturday, January 22, 2011 11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. It will be a day of wintry activities for the whole family at the Winterfest celebration sponsored by Parks’ Bronx Recreation division. The Winterfest will include sports and activities, family games, arts and crafts, information tables, winter demonstrations, and lots of entertainment. A very large turnout is expected and refreshments will be served.   Location: St. James Recreation Center

PAL SMARTS ASSISTS BRONX YOUNGSTERS ON ROAD TO ACADEMIC SUCCESS

Afterschool, Monday through Friday, Bronx youngsters can be found working on math problems by cutting colored paper into shapes and sizes to visually solve fractions, participating in spelling bees and word games and listening to Billie Holiday songs to learn about how jazz contributes to African-American history at Police Athletic League’s (PAL) After School Programs at PAL’s New South Bronx Center, PAL’s Webster-Giannone Center in Fordham-Tremont and PS 48 in

MLK Weekend

  While there are lots of events going on this weekend in NYC in honor of Martin Luther King Jr., not everyone wants to spend a long train ride on their day off- so don’t forget that there are events right here in the Bronx that you can enjoy with your family! 

January at Wave Hill 17-26

The snow might still be on the ground, but this month at Wave Hill there are plenty of activities for you and your family. Be sure to check out the Hibernators Ball-where you don’t even have to change out of your PJ’s to enjoy yourself!

BronxMama Giveaway

With two snow storms behind us, who knows what is to come. But after we witnessed how crippled NYC was after not being prepared for the first one, I’m sure we are all concerned with making sure we’re ready for whatever winter brings throws at us next. Luckily, the New York City Office of Emergency Management (OEM) has created a cool Disaster Preparedness Starter Kit and has a kit to giveaway