“Back in Time with Bartow-Pell” —a special day of free fun for families

The Junior League of Pelham is working with Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum to increase awareness in the community of the museum’s many offerings. The history of the Bartow-Pell estate dates back four centuries to 1654 when the land was acquired from the local Lenape Native Americans by Thomas Pell, an English doctor from Connecticut. The Bartow family, Pell descendants, built the existing mansion in the late 1830s and lived there until

Checking Out the Latest in Beauty at CVS

Each season we get a fun preview of the newest beauty products that will be hitting the shelves at CVS. Many come from brands we already know and love, and there are also always some new names we have yet to try. For the new year, there are a bunch of new products we are super excited about. This season the latest at CVS is everything from  products for straightening

This Weekend at Wave Hill

Winter at Wave Hill is bursting with life! Over the weekend of January 10 and 11, let your little ones get acquainted with the intrepid flora and fauna that populate our peaceful grounds. Get to know your local hibernators at the Hibernator’s Den Family Art Project—listen to sleepy tales of the season, make a furry hibernator mask and fashion a dreamy, woodsy home. PJ’s welcome! On Sunday, continue the fun

Film Screenings at Bronx Museum of the Arts

1040 Lounge: Jamel Shabazz: Street Photographer Friday, January 16, 2015 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm Join us for a film screening of Jamel Shabaz:  Street Photographer, followed by a Q&A with director Charlie Ahearn.  In the infancy of hip-hop, Brooklyn-born photographer Jamel Shabazz documented the pioneers of music and style who would launch an enduring worldwide phenomenon. Charlie Ahearn, the director of the seminal graffiti movie Wild Style, pays tribute to

Paddington + Nicole Kidman #KidmanMoms

By Michelle Lucille I had the opportunity to go and see the “Paddington” Movie and I must say it was exceptional! I just loved how well they did on recreating such a classic children’s book. The characters were all well cast and the rolls were well performed. Nicole Kidman was a phenomenal villain! Peter Capaldi, well, he was definitely quite the character. I nearly squealed in excitement when he came

Bronx Memberships You Should Have in 2015

Many places you visit nowadays offer membership options. Depending on how many times you plan to visit in a year, it often pays for itself in a few visits and has some great perks for you and your family. There are also some great programs and places that you should consider supporting in 2015. Must Haves   The Bronx Zoo If you have young children, this one is a given. With just

Upcoming Events at Bartow Pell Mansion Museum

Winter Chamber Music Series   Bartow-Pell is delighted to present three outstanding, one-hour classical concerts in the double parlors this winter. Join us to hear chamber music as it was meant to be heard —  in a beautiful, intimate space.   Sunday, January 11 4:30 p.m. Award-winning classical guitarist and composer Jay Kauffman performs Mozart to Merlin, as well as a few of his own pieces.   Andrew Porter, writing in the New Yorker, called Kauffman “an exceptional

MLK Weekend at Carnegie Hall

Our first giveaway of the new year is perfect for those who made a resolution to get out and take advantage of more of what NYC has to offer. We are giving away a pair of tickets to two shows coming up at Carnegie Hall. MISATANGO: An Argentinean Tango Mass BUY TICKETS Sunday, January 18, 2015 | 2 PM Distinguished Concerts Orchestra & Distinguished Concerts Singers International Stern Auditorium / Perelman

Exhibitions on view at Bronx Museum of the Arts

Exhibitions on view Beyond the Supersquare Through January 11, 2015 Beyond the Supersquare explores the indelible influence of Latin American and Caribbean modernist architecture on contemporary art. Co-organized by Holly Block and María Inés Rodríguez, Beyond the Supersquare examines the complicated legacies of modernism through architecture and thought—as embodied by the political, economic, environmental, and social challenges faced by countries throughout Latin America—through the unique perspective of 30 artists working

'All Aboard with Thomas & Friends' at The New York Botanical Garden, Jan 3-25

Join Thomas and Driver Sam on a fun-filled, sing-along mini performance adventure by helping them decorate the station in time for the big Sodor surprise party before the guest of honor arrives! Parents and caregivers, bring your camera to have a photo-op with Thomas or purchase a souvenir photo from our professional photographers. All Aboard with Thomas & Friends™ joins the Botanical Garden’s Holiday Train Show, which features large-scale model trains traversing more than

Music Together Classes

Check out Music Together classes, starting Monday, January 5th!   Ready to join?  Enroll now. Want to visit a class first? Sign up for a free demo. Info from newsletter: Please “LIKE” us on Facebook to keep up to date with all the latest with Heart & Beat Music, Music Together, and news and information about early childhood music education! Music Together is not just any music class. It’s a developmental and educational music class. That

Painting with OPI #OPIintheHouse

Looking to add some color to your home for the new year? Check out an accent wall we painted with Late Night Serenade color from Clark and Kensington’s OPI line. We love the bold color and the difference it makes in the room. Now all that’s needed is to hang something on the wall, add in some more throw pillows on the bed, and it’s a perfect new look for