March 2018

Ticket Giveaway to the New York Baby Show

Sponsored Get ready for some baby planning fun! The NY Baby show is in town and Bronxmama has a treat for you… FREE TICKETS!!  The 2018 New York Baby Show, on May 19 & 20 at Pier 94 will once again be the largest show for new and expectant parents in the country. Now in its 8th year, no other event provides a better experience for thousands of expectant and new families. Folks from

Easter Bunny Express in Thomaston Connecticut

  Looking for a fun activity outside of the Bronx to celebrate Easter? Last weekend we made the 1 1/2 hour drive to Thomaston Connecticut to jump on the Easter Bunny Express at the Railroad Museum of New England.     We picked up our tickets from will call inside the station around 30 minutes before our train was to depart. Here you will also find a cool gift shop,

Financing Your Dream Car + New York Auto Show Ticket Giveaway

Brought to you by A Girls Guide to Cars Cracking up over unplanned matching at last year’s NY Auto Show Girls Night Out   One of our favorite events is coming up- the New York International Auto Show at the Jacob K. Javits Center! This year, the show takes place from Friday, March 30th through Sunday, April 8th. NYIAS is such a fun time for everyone- whether you’re searching for a

Composting Traditions From Around the World Are Flourishing in the Bronx

NYU student Fahad Faveed recently shared some an interesting film on composting in the Bronx. Kelly Street and River Garden are two of a growing number of Bronx-based gardens that are composting. Today, as many as 53 community gardens in the borough are actively composting, estimated Kathy Vazquez, the NYC Compost Project’s project coordinator. See the rest of the article here and see the film below. The film is part

Two Bronx Natives Serving Aboard Navy Warship in Norfolk

A Bronx native and Herbert H. Lehman graduate, is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Mason. Petty Officer 2nd Class Katherine Aponte is a culinary specialist aboard the destroyer operating out of the Navy’s largest base.  A Navy culinary specialist is responsible for the overall production of food on the ship. “The best part about being in the Navy is the teamwork, diversity and caring about

Nominate Outstanding Bronx Teachers for New York Family's The Blackboard Awards

  Have some Bronx teachers in mind who deserve some recognition? Well now until April 6th, you can nominate a teacher for New York Family’s the Blackboard Awards. Read below to learn more: Founded in 2002 by New York Family‘s parent company Manhattan Media, the Blackboard Awards accomplish two worthy goals: helping New York City parents make informed choices about their children’s education, and honoring and celebrating schools, principals and teachers

American Girl's 2018 Girl of the Year Luciana Vega & Her Trip to the Bronx

  If you’re not already familiar with Luciana Vega- she’s American Girl’s Girl of the Year for 2018. An aspiring astronaut, Luciana has dreams of landing on Mars. So when Luciana made her way to the Bronx a few weeks ago (thanks American Girl!), who better to pay a visit to than our very own Jupiter Joe, who brings astronomy to families all over the Bronx. On a clear night,

SUNY Maritime College Hosts First Ever Stem Day

SUNY Maritime College in Throggs Neck is hosting its first-ever STEM Day for students in grades 7-12 on April 7. All activities are free, and students and families have the additional option of taking tours of campus and the college’s 565-foot training ship, Empire State VI- and even have lunch on the mess deck! There will be stations – taught by Maritime faculty and staff – about: Reintroducing oysters to

Target Announces a Limited Edition Collaboration with Hunter

Yasss! Mark your calendars for April 14th! Target just announced a limited edition collaboration for spring with Hunter, a traditional British brand founded in 1856 and famous for its iconic Wellington Original boot, clothing from protective exterior, bags and accessories. The collection, with more than 300 items, consists of garments and accessories for women, men, girls, boys and babies, as well as products for the home and the outdoors, and includes

NYC Parks Summer Camp Registration Open

It may only be March, but summer will be here before you know it. So be sure to start checking out our Bronx Summer Camp guide if you’re not sure what your plans are for this summer yet. Today, the NYC Parks Summer Camp registration has opened and will remain open until Sunday, March 11th. See below for more information. The NYC Parks Experience Summer Day Camp program is an