April 2015

Mothers Day Giveaway with Teleflora

It’s almost May, so you know what that means- Mother’s Day! While there are lots of unique gifts you can give for Mother’s Day, a beautiful bouquet of flowers is always a classic that you can’t go wrong with. As always, we love Teleflora for holiday and every day  bouquets and want to share their Mother’s Day collection as well as give one lucky BronxMama a bouquet of their own!

BPMM First Friday! Music & Trolley

Celebrate spring with the alternative folk/rock sound of the Kenn Morr Band at the May First Friday! Music & Trolley at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (BPMM) on Friday, May 1st from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Kenn Morr sings lead vocals and writes most of the band’s songs. The other band members are Bob Gaspar on percussion; Tom Hagymasi on mandolin, violin, bouzouki, and accordion; and Pat Ryan on bass guitar.  The

Family Affair at Bronx Museum of the Arts

Welcome spring’s long-awaited arrival at The Bronx Museum of the Arts! Explore healthy living and contemporary art through art activities and tours of our current exhibitions Three Photographers from the Bronx and Cuba Libre! Special guest workshop from the Bronx Children’s Museum For children 12 and under with parent/guardian Pre-register here to skip the line. ¡De la bienvenida a la tan esperada llegada de la primavera en el Museo de

Entertaining with Peapod + Giveaway!

If you haven’t already heard- Peapod, Stop and Shop’s delivery service, just expanded their coverage in the 5 boroughs. Just in time for those upcoming summer BBQs or basic shopping lists that allow you to spend more outdoor time with family and loved ones. To celebrate, we had some fun hosting a dinner party with friends- and are including YOU in on the fun by giving away a $100 gift

Nearby: GatewayCON 2015

Posted by: Eric Katechis FREE GatewayCON event is in its fourth year and is a student run event. This year, it will be held at the Yonkers Riverfront Public Library located at 1 Larkin Center in Yonkers, NY. At the event, youth showcase and sell their artwork as well as the many guest artists that  have been invited to participate (Denis Kavvadias Art, Derwin Roberson, etc). There will be many fun

May at Bronx Museum of the Arts

Friday, May 1, 6:00pm to 10:00pm First Fridays! Dance  Four extraordinary artists from Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca will perform traditional flamenco presenting a range of comedy, joy, and sadness through dance. Artist and choreographer Nia Love will perform her new project entitled Recognize, an exploration of interpersonal relationships, with her young son, virtuoso drummer Kojo Roney. Saturday, May 2, 1:00pm to 4:00pm Family Affair: Spring Fever Welcome spring’s long

Donate Life: How You Can Help

Did you know… The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services currently reports there are “more than 123,000 patients who are waiting for a lifesaving organ transplant.” A little over a year ago a cousin of mine lost her daughter to a drunk driver. In her passing, she left behind two beautiful girls. While I did not have a chance to grow up with my cousin who was my age

Review: Hyundai Elantra Sport

We recently spent a week with the 2015 Hyundai Elantra Sport.  FIRST IMPRESSIONS From first look at the exterior, we loved the sleek look of the Black Elantra Sport. The inside was just as impressive, with leather seats and a great modern dashboard. The silver accents throughout the exterior and interior really kept up with the new and modern design. INTERIOR Trim options for the Elantra include gray, beige, and

Open House at Your Local Firehouse

Saturday May 2nd, 2015 11am–1pm or 1pm–3pm Visit site to register   Meet the Fire fighters, EMTs and Paramedics who help keep your community safe every day! Stop by to… Take a tour View demonstrations Learn fire and life safety tips Explore FDNY careers …and much more   Find your local firehouse here.  

Free Stop 'N' Swap Community Reuse Event in Westchester Square

In partnership with the Westchester Square BID, GrowNYC celebrates Earth Month with its 100th Stop ‘N’ Swap community reuse event at Westchester Square.  GrowNYC, a non-profit organization working to improve NYC’s quality of life, invites the public to bring portable, reusable items to share or simply come see what is free for the taking. Stop ‘N’ Swaps have developed a regular following among thrifty and environmentally conscious New Yorkers.  In

Band-Aid & NeoSporin Encourage Play #PlayOn

By: Michelle Lucille If you have kids then you know first hand that injuries happen. In my family when scrapes and cuts happen the first thing I do is head for a band-aid and Neosporin. Two very trusted and commonly used things in my household. The band-aid brand has been  a staple in my family for decades. As a mom of a very curious toddler who is learning to walk