October 2014

Hunts Point Haunted Halloween

Hunts Point Haunted Halloween Friday, October 31, 2014 6:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. 765 Manida Street, Bronx, NY 718-860-5544 The annual Hunts Point Haunted House! The recreation center is hosting its spooky haunted house again. The building is converted into three floors of fear! Prepare to be scared at scary decorations, monsters and haunted music. It even extends into the basement! The event is free and open to the public. It welcomes

Murder and Madness and Poe

Michael Bertolini as Edgar Allan Poe in Murder and Madness and Poe An hour-long drama with poetry, music and readings Written and Directed by David Houston October 25th, 2014 Bronx Library Center, 2:30pm. Free. 310 East Kingsbridge Road, Bronx NY 11753 (718) 579-4257 Edgar paces impatiently in the office of booking agents in New York City in 1848. He proposes a lecture tour with readings of his controversial stories of murder

Holiday Picks from RUUM and Clarks Kids

Once fall hits, the holidays start rolling in. After the fun costumes come dresses and outfits perfect for holiday dinners and entertaining. We love the outfit options out there these days for both boys and girls. You’ll still find your classic sparkly colors for girls and blazers for boys, but there is so much more. Both RUUM and Clark Kids had a fashion show over the weekend as part of

Dia de los Muertos at BAAD!

The Bronx Council on the Arts (BCA) will team up with the Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance (BAAD!) for an evening of unique Day of the Dead performances incorporating live storytelling, drumming, poetry and dance. Bronx Writers Center director Charlie Vázquez will host a paranormal/ghost story open mic to get things started, followed by multimedia poetry readings, drumming and dance performances and more. BAAD! is now located at 2474

Cute Date Ideas in the Bronx

A commonly asked question from those in or around the Bronx is “What are some cute date ideas near me? Since the Bronx is often overlooked when it comes to those fun NYC best of lists, we decided to put together a list of some of our favorite date ideas in the Bronx. *Updated July 2021 Stroll the grounds at Wave Hill No matter the season, the views of the

Pinterest Inspired Halloween Party Decor

Thanks to Pinterest, Oriental Trading, and local dollar stores, we had an awesome time decorating for this year’s Halloween party. We figured it would be fun to share our Pinterest board full of inspiration and the end results. Here is our Halloween Ball board on Pinterest, complete with decor, food, and costume inspiration. Follow Nicole Perrino’s board Halloween ball on Pinterest. And here are some photos from the party: Have you

Reading Everywhere: 86-year old founder of Literacy Inc. still works to expose children to age appropriate books

The 86-year old founder of Literacy Inc. (LINC), the NYC organization that hosts “Reading Everywhere Events,” in local businesses, apartment buildings, libraries and parks to expose more urban kids to age appropriate books, still volunteers with the organization every month and she’s encouraging readers of all ages to get involved. In fact, Mimi has been volunteering with LINC for almost 20 years and at 86 this dynamo says she’s not slowing down! No

This Weekend at Wave Hill

SAT, OCTOBER 25    EARLY MORNING BIRD WALK Join naturalist Paul Keim on a special, early-morning bird walk to spot birds in the gardens and woodlands, we well as in the skies. You’ll be amazed by the diversity of birds that are active on the grounds before the gates open to the public. Ages 10 and older welcome with an adult. Registration required, online at www.wavehill.org or at the Perkins Visitor Center. Please