2011

20th Annual Holiday Train Show

Written By: Priscilla Lino Photography By: Clifford Dickson All Aboard! For the 20th Annual Holiday Train Show 50th street, Rockefeller Center, Radio City Music Hall, 125th street(Apollo Theater), next and last stop…. New York Botanical Garden. The New York Botanical Garden is celebrating 20 years of exhibiting the most popular holiday attractions in New York City.  More than one dozen large-scale model trains runs on nearly a quarter-mile of track

NY Yankee Brett Gardner Kicks off The Advil Congestion Relief in New York City  By Unveiling a Newly Decongested School Library

On November 15, 2011, New York Yankee Brett Gardner joined the Advil® Congestion Relief Project at PS 130 Elementary School in the South Bronx to unveil a newly decongested library with improved access to computers and books. Kicking off in New York City, the Advil® Congestion Relief Project will visit communities to provide literal congestion relief to real problems ranging from undersupplied schools, congested traffic lanes and more. The Advil®

Triple Giveaway! Children's Museum of Manhattan

While we await the opening of our very own Bronx Children’s Museum, we all still very much enjoy visiting the other Children’s Museums in other boroughs. This giveaway is to celebrate the launch of a new exhibit that has opened at the Children’s Museum of Manhattan called Eat Sleep Play. This incredibly fun, interactive experience allows children and their families to explore how and why food, sleep and physical activity work

BronxMamas and StinkyKids

By: Nicole Perrino On Veterans Day BronxMama Valerie and I attended a fun lunch at Madame Alexander with our mini me’s Sophia and Briana. The event was to celebrate Britt Menzies launch of her adorable StinkyKids line for Madame Alexander. All of the kids who attended loved the dolls and the many characters to choose from, and even had a chance to watch Britt paint a StinkyKid! The girls left

Dots New Spot

Written by:Priscilla Lino Photography by: Clifford Dickson Founded in 1987, Dots the fast fashion retailer famous for up-to-the minute trends at exceptionally low prices whose mission is to help make fashion affordable despite today’s economic climate challenges. On November 10, 2011, Dots grand opening of its first store in New York City Market, with Bronx location at Bay Plaza Shopping Center, 2146 Bartow Avenue Bronx, New York 10475 was a

Bronx Children's Museum at Hostos

Check out the video posted on BronxNet about the August 2011 Dream Big Event which featured United States Surgeon General Regina Benjamin. Dr. Benjamin, Supreme Court Sonia Sotomayor, and Sesame Street’s own Sonia Manzano!

Teaching Our Kids About Money

This post was underwritten by BMO Harris Bank, which offers a matching $25 on a new savings account opened for your child through their Helpful Steps for Parents program. Learn more at bmoharris.com/parents. Christmas is coming, so when I saw the opportunity for this posting, I figured it would a great time to think about ways in which to teach my daughter about money and saving. She has already circled

Disney On Ice Giveaway and Special Offer

One lucky BronxMama reader will win a Family Four pack to see Disney On Ice Dare to Dream, coming to Nassau Coliseum, Prudential Center, and Izod Center! AND all of our readers have the chance to purchase tickets for only $10.31 each, offer expires MIDNIGHT ON HALLOWEEN! Click here to buy! To Enter To Win the Family Four Pack: Leave us a comment below or on our Facebook page letting us know

Motherhood Out Loud: Discount Code

About the Show: When entrusting the subject of motherhood to such a dazzling collection of celebrated American writers, what results is a joyous, moving, hilarious, and altogether thrilling play. Utterly unpredictable, Motherhood Out Loud shatters traditional notions about parenthood, unveils its inherent comedy and celebrates the deeply personal truths that span and unite generations. Motherhood Out Loud reveals with illuminating insight the humor, raw emotions and rocky roads we experience

Holiday Photo Shoot Giveaway for babies!

A fellow BronxMama is hosting a Holiday Photo Shoot giveaway, and we wanted to share with you! As a parent myself, I know how important it is to capture the miracle of life. My time is devoted to you and your baby. I want to give you something that you will cherish forever. My style is relaxed, playful and there are never forced poses or smiles after all photo sessions

Journey to Tour de Bronx Part 1: Signing Up

By Amy Vega-Guobadia Getting fit is not an easy thing to do especially when I spent so many years stationary. I’ve tired to start and restart healthy living many time and I would fail after only two weeks. It is so easy to say you are going to be active and healthy. It is even easier not to do anything. Getting some backs (usually unhealthy) and sitting in front of