May 2016

Checking Out the 2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

  We recently  had the opportunity to test out the 2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid. This was our first hybrid that we have reviewed, so we had no idea what to expect. Would we need to plug it in somewhere? How does this thing work? This thing charges itself.     Now Why Doesn’t My Phone Do That? After being able to drive two hours into New Jersey and back without using

Nearby: Pinkster- African-American celebration of spring

  An African-American celebration of spring, Pinkster was held in the Hudson Valley as early as the 17th century. Filled with music, dance, food, and revelry, this cross-cultural festival re-creates the spring holiday with a rousing colonial-style celebration. Festivities include lively presentations of drumming and traditional dance, African folktales, and demonstrations of traditional African instruments and utilitarian wares. For visitors who work up an appetite, local caterer Nikki Toi’s Soul

Fun (& Safety!) in the Sun: Kids' Eye Health Event with Metro Optics

    Join Metro Optics and for fun & safety in the sun as we discuss and demonstrate how to keep eyes protected when enjoying the outdoors!   Our event will feature kid-friendly educational activities and:   yummy drinks from Morris Perk Goodie Bags for the first 50 kids; including glasses from Foster Grant, glitter sunscreen from Sparkle Screen Giveaways from Rayban and Sons + Daughters Fun activities from

Summer Outdoor Movies in the Bronx| 2016

Once again the good folks at DNA Info have made a list of outdoor movies this summer in NYC. To make it easy, we’ve include their Bronx entries along with ones that we have found to bring you this list. Keep checking back as new movies are added. Also, be sure to check the source for updates when it comes to rain cancellations or rescheduling.   Thursday, May 12 ►

It's My Park Day at Soundview Park

    The Friends of Soundview Park will be hosting It’s My Park Day this Sunday, May 15, 2016, from 10:00am to 2:00pm. Planned activities include: • Butterfly Meditation Garden Maintenance – including clean-up, weeding, replanting, placing mulch, watering, etc., and street tree care. • We will also be releasing butterflies in the park. Followed by BBQ. Please join us as we continue to beautify the Park. See event posting on our Facebook page:

Opening of the Tim Hetherington Photobook Library

A Photobook Library is opening up at the Bronx Documentary Center on May 14th: Opening Celebration & Photobook Drive  Tim Hetherington Photobook Library   Saturday, May 14th, 1-5PM Please join us to celebrate the opening of the Tim Hetherington Photobook Library, one of New York City’s few libraries dedicated to photography. The library is stocked with the books of the late Tim Hetherington, an Oscar nominee and World Press Photo award winner, who

Yogi Berra's Birthday Special at Hard Rock Cafe Yankee Stadium

    In honor of the legendary Yogi Berra’s birthday on May 12, Hard Rock Cafe Yankee Stadium is celebrating with a legendary burger tomorrow! Hard Rock’s Legendary Burger features a Certified Angus Beef® patty topped with smoked bacon, Cheddar cheese, a golden fried onion ring, crisp lettuce and vine ripened tomato, served on a toasted brioche bun with Hard Rock’s seasoned fries. The $8 Legendary Burgers comes complete with