September 2015


OCTOBER 7, 2015 – JANUARY 7, 2016 Casita Maria is proud to present Bronx artist NICOLÁS DUMIT ESTÉVEZ’s solo exhibition “PERFORMING THE BRONX and other home-based actions,” curated by Christine Licata. Representing a survey that spans the last 10 years of his interdisciplinary work, the show includes ephemera, video and photographs from his in-progress and past projects. Estévez’s practice relies on performance as both a methodology and analytical tool to

Briana's Reviews: Checking out the WubbleX Ball

*This is a sponsored post. As always, all opinions are our own. If you haven’t already seen the WubbleX Ball, it’s an anti gravity ball that looks like a bubble but plays like a ball. We were asked to check it out and see what we thought, so who better to give their opinion than Briana? Quick History A father of four children came up with the idea after one

Nearby: Halloween Harvest at Coney Island

It’s already the end of September, which means there are only five weekends of October to enjoy as much outdoor fall fun as possible. We know that’s not a lot of time- especially with all of the fall fun happening here in the Bronx and any farm trips you may have planned, but one place you should definitely visit is the Halloween Harvest at Luna Park in Coney Island. From September

This Weekend at Wave Hill

SAT, OCTOBER 3    FAMILY ART PROJECT: MAGICAL WANDS AND FAIRY HOUSES Make a wand of ribbons to twirl through the autumn air and then be captivated by Rama Mandel’s enchanting fairy stories. Venture into the woodlands to create your own tiny, fairy-sized dwelling using found sticks, leaves and bark—and behold the magic, all enlivened by the captivating sounds of the New Thread Quartet. Free, and admission to the grounds is

NYRR Bronx 10-Mile to Feature 10,000 Runners and First-Ever NYRR Bronx 5K

Bronx legend DJ Kool Herc, hailed the “founding father of hip-hop” to serve as the official guest DJ at the start and finish area of the race providing entertainment for all     WHAT: NYRR Five Borough Series: 2015 Bronx 10-MileThe Bronx 10-Mile, the fourth race in NYRR’s signature Five-Borough Series, will feature approximately 10,000 finishers of all ages and abilities to one of New York City’s most energetic boroughs. 

Bronx Targets Welcome Curbside App

Okay, we know. The best part about Target is getting lost in the aisles, perusing everything from kids clothing to beauty products, to cute notebooks and planners. We love to complain about how we went in for toilet paper and toothpaste and came out with new throw pillows, scarves, and as much as could justify from the Dollar section. But, sometimes we really do need to just order what we

Checking out the Local Farm Box from Peapod

As the Bronx continues with its #Not62 campaign, we continue to search for ways families can live a healthier lifestyle. We know the idea of casually perusing your neighborhood farmers markets or joining a local CSA sounds amazing and might be on your list of things to do, but the fact is many parents need something more convenient to make it actually happen. So, when we learned that Peapod recently

Fall Events in the Bronx

  Fall is here! In between your apple and pumpkin picking trips to local farms, be sure to enjoy all of the fun happening right here in the Bronx. We will continue to add events as we receive info about them, so be sure to check back frequently!     Bronx Native American Festival at Pelham Bay Park September 27, Noon-4:00 pm South Picnic Area Enter at Bruckner Blvd. and

This Weekend at Wave Hill

SAT, SEPTEMBER 19    FAMILY ART PROJECT: CATERPILLAR SOCK PUPPETS Legend has it that the size of the colored sections of the woolly bear caterpillar can help forecast the coming winter weather. Adorn a sock puppet with fur, yarn, hair and button eyes to create your own cuddly teddy-bear caterpillar pal––and make your own weather predictions! Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon. WAVE HILL HOUSE, 10AM‒1PM  

A Journey to Travesias with the Bronx Bloggers

In English, Travesias translates to passages. This is the perfect name for this new Latin Fusion restaurant located in the Throggs Neck section of the Bronx, which features flavors from all over the world. Bronxmama was invited out along with the Bronx Bloggers to embark on this journey for our tastebuds and lets just say this is a must have stamp on your Bronx restaurant passport.   First Impressions Upon entering,