October 2018

Blue Moon Cafe in Bronxville Introduces New Menu

  Just a short ride from the Bronx on Pondfield Road in Bronxville sits Blue Moon Cafe, a family friendly Mexican cafe’ and bar.  Opened in 2003, the Bronxville location is just one of four owned by founder Howie Felixbrod, who opened the first Blue Moon Cafe 30 years ago in Englewood New Jersey. And while his restaurants have produced both loyal patrons and delicious recipes over the years, Howie recently

The Coffee Break Company Opens It's Doors

  Last week we had a chance to stop in and check out the new The Coffee Break Company on Philip Avenue in the Bronx. They officially opened for their soft launch back in September and have so far proven to be a welcomed staple in the neighborhood offering both coffee, baked goods, lunch items, and more.     The logo itself is a clock, so it’s no surprise the

Family-Linc Program Brings $5 Tickets to Lincoln Center

Family-Linc is an arts engagement program for children and families of New York City who normally may not have access to Lincoln Center. With $5 tickets to special events at Lincoln Center, Family-Linc members enjoy inspiring and transformative cultural arts experiences led by some of the best artists in the world. Every event includes a workshop and meal and an opportunity to meet families from all over NYC! Eligibility requirements: Members

Have You Used the Waze Carpool App Yet?

  In case you missed the news, a few days ago Waze officially launched their Carpool App in NYC. We’re no stranger to traffic here in the city, so it’s awesome that there is now another option for New Yorkers to get to work while helping to put less cars on the road and make some gas money while doing so. How it works: You choose the people you want

Westchester Square BID Hosts Scavenger Hunt

How well do you know Westchester Square? Find out this week with the Westchester Square Business Improvement District (WSBID)’s Scavenger Hunt. the contest started Sunday October 14th and runs until Friday October 19th. The hunt is a prelude to this Sunday’s Historical Tour. Details are below: How Well Do you Know Your Area? The Scavenger Hunt will begin on October 14th, 2018. On that date we will release a list

Citywide Festival Helps Families and Kids Talk About Death & End of Life

  Taking place from October 27th to November 3rd, the Reimagine End of Life Festival will unfold not just in museums, galleries, theaters, and concert halls across New York City’s five boroughs, but also in hospitals, libraries, houses of worship, senior centers, and even cemeteries. Ancestral mask-making, Day of the Dead festivities, and a reading of the classic children’s book When Dinosaurs Die, are among the family-oriented highlights of a weeklong citywide festival

Free Unlimited Citi Bike Rides on October 13th Courtesy of Healthfirst

  Hey Hey! We’re sharing the scoop on Free Ride Day on Saturday, October 13th, sponsored by Healthfirst. This is a great way to try Citi Bike for free compliments of Healthfirst, New York’s not-for-profit health insurer, dedicated to keeping communities healthy. The deets: Offer expires at midnight on 10/13/2018 and is only available in the Citi Bike app. The first 30 minutes of each ride are included. If you

STEM Day Returns to Maritime College

  We’re very excited to share that STEM Day will be returning to Maritime College again later this month. On October 27th, students grades 7-12 are invited to sign up for three STEM stations led by experts from the college. Families then have the opportunity to eat lunch on the mess deck! The day will have many of the same popular stations as last spring and a few new additions:

Enter a Pie Baking Contest at Bartow Pell Mansion's Fall Harvest Festival

  Think you make the best pie? Then you need to enter the Pie Baking Contest at the upcoming Fall Harvest Festival at Bartow Pell Mansion! Here’s the scoop: Saturday, October 6, 11 am. – 3 p.m. All ages welcome, fruit pies only. Drop your ready-to-taste creation off by 11:00 a.m. on Saturday. The official judging begins at 1:30 p.m. See official rules here. First Prize – $100 Second Prize

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with BJ's Wholesale Club

Brought to you by BJ’s Wholesale Club   Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated from September 15th to October 15th. Luckily for the Bronx, the diversity of our borough allows us to experience the culture from all over the Caribbean and beyond every day, but it’s a great reminder to take time out to celebrate both the history and accomplishments of those with Hispanic heritage. Some ways we do this in