June 2018

ShopRite Opens First Bronx Store at Bruckner Blvd

  If you didn’t catch our Facebook post yesterday afternoon- we shared that we stopped in for a sneak peek of the new ShopRite of Bruckner Blvd- which officially opened today June 28th. Some nice features of the new location include easy lunch options towards the front, a huge produce section, full-service meat department, a bakery with onsite cake decorator, fresh store made doughnuts, specialty baked breads daily, and even

NYC Pools Open Wednesday with New 'Cool Pools' in Each Borough

  All NYC public pools are officially open beginning on Wednesday, June 27th. The hours will be from 11am to 7pm with an hour pool cleaning between 3 and 4pm. This year, NYC Parks will also be debuting their new Cool Pools pilot program at a pool in each borough. For the Bronx, that pool is Mapes Pool in East Tremont. Prior to Cool Pools NYC, none of the pilot

A New Corpse Flower Will Soon Bloom and Release Its Infamous Stench at NYBG

  Anyone who missed the last time an Amorphophallus titanum bloomed at The New York Botanical Garden will now have an opportunity to witness this rare spectacle.  A new specimen of the horticultural marvel—one of the largest flowers in the world—is on display in the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory and about to bloom. Known as the corpse flower, it releases an infamous odor, which some have described as similar to the smell of  rotting

Pizza in the Park- Dominos Launches 150,000 Delivery Hotspots at Local Parks, Beaches, & Sports Fields

  Last month you might have caught our stories over on Instagram where we had a chance to check out one of Domino’s new locations in the Bronx where they’ve moved the pizza making right to the front counter for all to see. We also learned about their latest Hotspot launch that makes ordering a pie from locations without a traditional address easy- like parks, beaches, and sports fields. The

Giveaway: CC Sabathia & Friends Host Celebrity Softball Game at Yankee Stadium

  Just in time for Father’s Day!  Yankees all-star CC Sabathia will be hosting a celebrity softball game on June 28th at Yankee Stadium. This will be the first time Yankee legends Alex Rodriguez, Jorge Posada, and Mariano Rivera and Johnny Damon will take the field with CC Sabathia since their 2009 World Series victory along with others. Tickets start at $20, but to celebrate Father’s Day, we’re also giving away a family 4-pack of tickets

Father's Day Weekend in the Bronx 2018

This may be Bronxmama, but we’ve got the dads covered too. If you’re looking for some fun ways to celebrate the father in your life this weekend, we’ve got some ways to enjoy the weekend right here in the Bronx. Aloha Nights at NYBG Surprise dad with a trip to Hawaii- or the closest thing to it- with Aloha Night on Saturday at the New York Botanical Garden. Celebrate the

Bronx Night Market Kicks off in June at Fordham Plaza

    The first-ever Bronx Night Market is coming this summer to Fordham Plaza. With more than 40 handpicked food vendors, this monthly, FREE, open-air festival is a collaboration between quarterly magazine Edible Bronx and Bronx-based creative agency BLOX. It will highlight local artisans, merchants and of course, the local soundtrack with notable performers. The festival kicks off at 4pm on June 30th and will recur the last Saturday of every month through October. For more information, visit www.thebronxnightmarket.com.

Celebrating 6 at Pink Princess Nails in Westchester Square

By Martha Katechis   Each year I try to make my daughter’s birthday a memorable one. It gets harder as she gets older and her interests change. So this year, I turned to Pink Princess Nails party boutique to create a fun celebration for her 6th birthday. We chose a theme, invited a few friends, and let them do the rest.     Pink Princess Nails truly made my daughters

Where To Find 6 Beautifully Painted Pianos in the Bronx

The 7th Annual Sing for Hope Pianos has once again brought beautiful painted pianos to the 5 boroughs, with 6 being in the Bronx. This year, Sing for Hope teamed up with MINI USA for #DrivingHope, a partnership motivated by their shared passion for bringing creativity to communities. MINI USA created a piano on wheels – the #MINIPiano which will travel to pop-up concerts featuring special guests around the five boroughs from June 4-24. The Sing

New Marshalls Opens on Third Ave

  I’m excited to share that a new Marshalls just opened on Third ave last week and I recently had a chance to check it out. I don’t know about you, but I love shopping where I can find something for the entire family- and going to Marshalls has always been a no-brainer for me. And with different options at every store- it’s nice to check out the different locations

Bronx Mom Raises Awareness About Apraxia

  ‘You are the CEO at your child’s IEP meeting,’ a post reads on the Instagram page Bronx mom Meghan O’Malley created to bring awareness to Apraxia- a severe neurological speech disorder that her son Damian was diagnosed with. The quote, which was shared at a parent advocacy meeting, has stuck with Meghan. Under the quote, she goes on to list things that she does to advocate for her child-