February 2018

Cary Leeds Tennis Center Hosts 3-Month Community Engagement Program with Tennis Clinics & Warm Meals

Serve & Connect, a community engagement program connecting police and children in a safe and fun tennis setting, returned on February 24 for the second season for three months at the Cary Leeds Center for Tennis & Learning in Crotona Park. Serve & Connect will be held every Saturday at the Cary Leeds Center, from 4 – 7 pm from February 24 through May 19. The program provides on-court tennis,

Money-Saving Beauty Tips from a Bronx Makeup Artist

It’s no secret that as we get older, the health and beauty industry make more and more money off of us. But there are little things you can do to save or at least enjoy a few perks with all of that spending. Read what one Bronx makeup artist does to save money on beauty products- and how you can too. By Gabrielle Garay Save & get money back in

Visit Philly with the Visit Philly Overnight Package

  This month Luis and I celebrated 14 years together. While I usually plan a fun night out or relaxing staycation for us to enjoy, this year I had been so busy that I procrastinated big time. And since the kids are on mid-winter recess, we already had plans to head to South Jersey to visit family with the kids at some point. So being that Philadelphia is just a

Checking out Cryotherapy for the First Time

By now, you’ve most likely heard about cryotherapy. It’s being used by everyone from professional athletes to that friend of yours that tries out all of the new health trends. So what about for someone like me- who has been trying to get back on track with my health? To learn more, I headed to CryoEmpire in Manhattan to experience a few of their services to see for myself. When

Dog Walking Services in the Bronx

  Brought to you by Rover.com Follow along for some bonus pics of our fave fur friends of the Bronx!   Ed of Welcome2theBronx often shares the adventures of his fur babies in the Bronx | IG: @welcome2thebronx   Living in NYC can be challenging for every kind of parent- including those with fur babies. While we’ve got one of the best cities in the world as our backyard, many

Things to Do During Midwinter Recess in the Bronx

Schools out! With kids off for the Lunar New Year and then Midwinter Recess starting Monday the 29th, the fun starts now. We’ve rounded up some suggestions of things to do, but you can always check our Event Calendar for more ideas. If you’re thinking about booking a last minute getaway, check out our travel section for some fun ideas there as well. First, on Friday head over to the

Free Admission for Kids During Presidents Week at Wave Hill

  If you’re looking for free or low cost things to do next week while the kids are off- you might want to consider Wave Hill. Children 18 and younger visit admission-free during Presidents Week, Tuesday to Friday, February 20 to 23, 2018. It’s the perfect place to stroll the grounds, explore the hiking trails, grab lunch at the cafe, and check out the cool gift shop.  Of course, you can also wait until Saturday

A Few of Our Favorite Things About the 2018 Hyundai Sonata Limited

    Well hello there. The 2018 Hyundai Sonata has reintroduced itself and we are liking what we see. After spending time with the Sonata over the years, I think that the 2018 model is my favorite one yet. Here are some of my favorite features:   It’s Spacious The Sonata has more total interior volume than any vehicle in its class- Hyundaiusa.com When taking weekend trips, I like to

Bronx Zoo Hosts Expo for Jobs, Internships, & Volunteer Opportunities for Youth

  If working at the Bronx Zoo or any other part of the Wildlife Conservation Society has been a dream of your teen or young adult, then be sure to register for this upcoming J.I.V.E- Job, Internship, and Volunteering Expo. About the Expo: Have you ever wanted to get involved at the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)? If so, register to attend the Youth J.I.V.E (Job, Internship, and Volunteering Expo) event at the