July 2016

Make It A Girl's Night With BAD MOMS This Weekend

By: Nicole Beauchamp Jackson Last night The Moms hosted a screening of Bad Moms, sponsored by KidBox and Viva Towels at AMC Movie Theater on 42nd Street- and what a Bad Mom’s night out it was! The ultimate Girls Night Out started with some delicious Mediterranean dishes catered by Pitopia.  After some impromptu selfie photoshoots, we headed inside for a Q&A with none other than Kathryn Hahn and Mila Kunis. The

Day Trip: Camelbeach Mountain Waterpark in the Poconos

  With so much to do within driving distance of the Bronx, we don’t often get to visit the same place twice. But when it comes to one place, the kids love it so much that we’ve made it part of our annual summer fun. That place is Camelbeach Mountain Waterpark. Situated at the bottom of a beautiful mountainside in the Poconos, Camelbeach is actually the biggest waterpark in Pennsylvania. No

Share New Ideas For Renovation at the Bronx Museum of the Arts

  FAMILY WORKSHOP Imagine the Bronx Museum Friday, July 29th, 1:30pm – 3:00pm The Bronx Museum of the Arts is planning a renovation. Before design begins, we want to hear what you love about the Bronx Museum and what you want to see in its future. Please join us for a family art workshop led by Architect Monica Ponce de Leon. Families will learn about architecture and design through creative

Visit the Floating Food Forest in the Bronx Before August 20th

Image: Bronx River Alliance As July ends and August begins, you’ve still got time to check out the Floating Food Forest currently docked at Concrete Plant Park.   The Swale- Floating Food Forest, has arrived at Concrete Plant Park (Westchester Ave between Whitlock Ave & Bronx River Ave) and it’s functioning as a community space providing healthy free edibles for everyone. The purpose of the Swale project is to spark

7 Ideas of Indoor Fun to Beat the Summer Heat in the Bronx

While we are strong advocates of enjoying the outdoors while you can each summer, high temps can leave even the biggest beach bums looking for ways to cool off indoors. Here’s a list of 7 ways to still have fun indoors while escaping the summer heat. Billy Beez Beat the heat while the kids still let out energy at Billy Beez in the Bay Plaza Mall. While it’s not the cheapest

Summer Movies: Ice Age: Collision Course

Image: converstationsabouther.net   Let’s cool off in the middle of this NY heat wave and laugh our booties off to the new Ice Age: Collision Course! The newest to the Ice Age movie collection keeps up the fun and familiar characters we have grown to love. Will he catch the Acorn… always on the edge of our seats watching Scrat chase feverishly after his beloved treat! New to the gang this time around are

Get Up & Go! Family Adventure Race in the Bronx

  City Parks Foundation’s “Get Up & Go! Family Adventure Race” is an exciting, parent-child race that incorporates basic exercises and sports skills, and provides a healthy, one-hour dose of fun for all. The 2016 race will take place in St. Mary’s Park in the Bronx on a course featuring 12 activity stations. Team members must properly perform the required exercise or task before advancing to the next station and

Local Travel: Pleasure Beach Island & the Port Jefferson Ferry

While there’s so much to cross off the Bronx Summer bucket lists, it’s also fun to explore the world outside of our city. Being the only borough connected to the mainland, the Bronx has access to so many destinations simply by jumping in the car- or even the train. Sometimes my bucket list items are things that people do all of the time, and others are finding places that I’ve

Four Ways to Experience the Bronx River

  Looking for some ways to get out on the water this summer? The Bronx River Alliance gives Bronxites and visitors of our borough several opportunities to experience paddles on the Bronx River. From free community paddles to trips on the river, check out some ways to experience the only fresh water river in NYC.   1. Community Paddles These rides are short, FREE, first-come-first-served trips that take place throughout

Two Years Later: The Mazda6 Grand Touring

  Two years ago we reviewed our first Mazda- the 2014 Mazda 6. After a week with it last time, it quickly became one of our favorites for a family car that dad would enjoy driving too. Earlier last month we were reunited when we had the chance to spend a week with the 2016 Mazda6 i Grand Touring. With a week full of planned destinations, we were excited to test

Tutu Goes Green: Reading & Giveaway

Bronxmama is excited to be a part of this fun event in Soundview Park!   Friends of Soundview Park Big Read July 30th 11am Soundview Park Amphitheater (enter at Rosedale and Lacombe Ave) RSVP at FOSPBigRead2016.Eventbrite.com Join us for a reading and giveaway of “TuTu goes Green” written by Tulani Thomas For free book you must register at EVENTBRITE Books distributed at the event. In this fun and engaging book,

Pokémon GO: A Fun Guide to the Latest Craze

Here’s a playful guide to the latest craze of the new Pokémon GO app- a great way for parents to have active fun with their young gamers and take a trip back into time with a classic.     By: Eric Katechis If you’re like me, then you’ve been seeing your Facebook and Twitter feed jammed with news about Pokémon GO. What is it? Well it’s a AR game that uses your camera (optional) to