2018

NYC Ferry Adventure: Soundview to Domino Park

  By Charlene Arias    Last week we hopped on the NYC Ferry Soundview Route and made our way to Domino Park in Williamsbridge Brooklyn. Built on the site of the former Domino Sugar Refinery, this waterfront park has a playground, fountain, beach volleyball, an elevated walkway, a taco spot, and more.     The 6-acre public park spans a quarter mile along the East River and makes for a

Register for These Adult Classes at the New York Botanical Garden

  There’s only so many canvases one can collect from paint nights with friends. If you’re looking for some other awesome ideas for classes- look no further than the New York Botanical Garden’s Adult Education classes. NYBG offers adult classes in design, art, gardening, and now food and drink! Check out some highlights below, and visit www.nybg.org for more information.   Practical, real-world Floral Design classes in New York City’s oldest

From the Bronx to Boston: Trip Ideas & New Direct Bus Service

  Did you know that there is a bus to Boston right here in the Bronx? It’s called Catch-a-Ride and it leaves from the front of Pelham Bay Park! No more trekking out of the way to Manhattan, only to pass right through the Bronx on the way up. The bus currently leaves from Brooklyn and then heads to the Bronx on Fridays, and returns Sunday afternoons- dropping off passengers

The NYC Ferry Soundview Route Launch- Route Information and Travel Ideas

We are so excited to share that Hornblower’s NYC Ferry service is officially in the Bronx! The Soundview Route launched Wednesday at 6:30 am for Bronx commuters-stopping at E. 90th St. and E. 34th St. before it’s last stop at the Wall St./Pier 11 Landing. You can check out our Instagram Stories over on @bronxmama_com to get a firsthand look at the views, and you can learn more about the

Camping at Wildwood State Park

  We are by no means camping veterans. We’ve had our fair share of glamping and tiny house adventures, but until recently- we had yet to sleep in an actual tent aside from that one night at the Bronx Zoo. But when Aldi had an amazing deal on an 8 person tent, I immediately called my friend and told her to grab one so we could plan that camping trip we’ve

College Students from the Bronx Part of Guided Tour Program at the American Museum of Natural History

  If you visit the American Museum of Natural History this summer, you might run into some college students native to the Bronx who are part of a program where they guide hundreds of camp group visitors on unusual, one-of-a-kind tours through the halls of the American Museum of Natural History. The program is called the Museum Education and Employment Program (MEEP) and participants create imaginative guided tours for day campers through

How the New JUMP Bikes Work

If you haven’t been to the Fordham area yet, you may have missed the launch of JUMP Bikes- where 200 dockless, pedal-assist bikes have been placed in the Bronx. Read below to find out more information about the bikes and how you can utilize and enjoy the new addition to the borough. About JUMP Bikes JUMP Bikes (formerly Social Bicycles) was founded in New York City in 2010 by CEO

How to Enjoy Summer While Saving for College with a NY 529 Plan

Sponsored: We all know that quote floating around social media that reminds us that we only have 18 summers with our kids and to make each one count. I’ve seen it 100 times by now, and each time it still hits me just as hard as the first. Especially since I’m down to 6 summers with my 12 year old. While the day she goes off to college is always

How to Save & Get Organized with BJ's Wholesale Club

Brought to you in partnership with BJ’s Wholesale Club   Can you believe we’re heading into August already!? One more month to cram in the last of summer fun and then it’s back to school. Speaking of back to school- does anyone else feel like the school year is the perfect time to get organized and back on track? There’s just something about brand new planners and fall wardrobes that

Check Out These Eight New Sculptures in Starlight Park

  NYC Parks and the Bronx River Arts Center have put together a yearlong exhibition called “River Rising/Sube el Rio: An Exposition of Science, Art and Technology” in Starlight Park. Located at 177th Street and Devoe Avenue, the exhibit consists of eight sculptures by 15 artists informed by the 1918 Bronx International Exposition of Science, Arts and Industries, which took place on this same site 100 years ago. This is

5 Bronx Running Groups Anyone Can Join

The Bronx is running. You’ve probably seen at least one of these running groups posting their next meetup on social media, but if you’ve been meaning to find a group near you- now is your chance. All of the groups below are open to members of all running paces (or walking!) and are all about keeping the Bronx fit and healthy. So grab a friend and finally stick to those plans

Bronx River Art Center Summer Classes Start July 16th

  Summer classes at the Bronx River Art Center begin on July 16th- there is still time to register. See below for more information.   July 16 – August 17 Each art class is five sessions. Click here to Register Now! If space allows, onsite registration will be available. Art supplies provided. For additional information call 718-589-5819 or email info@bronxriverart.org KIDS (ages: 6 to 9) MONDAYS: July 16, 23, 30, August 6, &