July 2015

Bronx Idol

The Jerome-Gun Hill Business Improvement District is proud to announce the  launch of it’s Inaugural Bronx Idol.  Do you have children who love to sing and have an amazing voice?  Have you ever thought of entering a competition?  Well this is your chance to do so locally.   This singing competition is open to Bronx residents between the ages of 12 and 19 years. To Enter: Visit www.BronxIdol.com for submission guidelines.

Brunch with Dr Brown's

By: Dalilah Smith-Santos #DrBrownsOptions When my daughter was born there weren’t that many bottle options so I went with the most popular brand at the time. Now that there are SO MANY new bottles, I don’t know how new moms choose. Well, here’s one more. A few weeks ago I attended a yummy brunch at Sugar and Plumm where I learned that Dr. Browns has brought something new to the market.

Kids Cooking for a Brighter Future in the Bronx

This week we are highlighting an amazing culinary program right here in the South Bronx. Coqui the Chef teaches young people and their families in the South Bronx how to cook healthier meals with ingredients right from their kitchen. Similar to Barney and Friends and Dora the Explorer, Coqui the Chef uses a fun, friendly mascot to teach children the importance of building healthy habits through cooking and nutrition classes. This

This Weekend at Wave Hill

SAT, JULY 18    FAMILY ART PROJECT: FLOATING FLOWERS Collage and piece together a mixture of buoyant materials cut from recycled foam trays, colorful foam sheets and reeds to make a lotus flower look-alike or other fanciful floral creation of your own imagining. Keep it as a small sculpture—or see if it floats! Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon. WAVE HILL HOUSE, 10AM‒1PM   SAT, JULY 18   

Register for FREE Get Up and Go! Kids Program

This summer, City Parks Foundation is offering a new program designed to get children, ages six to 10, into their local parks for free, fun-filled exercise. The “Get Up & Go!” initiative gives kids the chance to learn about health, nutrition and fitness while having a blast with their friends.  Instructors will help youngsters increase their core skills such as running and throwing, as well as motivate them through contests,