While the pandemic may have delayed the completion of construction of the Bronx Children’s Museum, BXCM has already been a museum without walls for over a decade now. The Bronx Children’s Museum has been providing programming in schools, after school programs, and at community events through their mobile programming. And now the museum has launched a new virtual initiative at 20 partner schools across the Bronx called The Nature of
Photo: Julie Larsen Maher Holiday Season is in full swing! So if you haven’t already had a chance to check out Holiday Lights at the Bronx Zoo, be sure to grab your tickets soon! Keep scrolling as we share our favorite parts of our recent visit as well as a special promo code just for Bronxmama readers. While 2020 has been very different, we are so happy that Holiday Lights
If you’re looking for a thoughtful gift idea for your favorite Bronxite, then why not gift something straight outta the Bronx? We’ve put together a list of fun gift suggestions for every member of the family- but feel free to leave us comments with more ideas from your favorite Bronx businesses! Apparel, Accessories, & Prints from From the Bronx The OG’s of Bronx souvenirs are a great place to pick
If you’re looking for some holiday fun just a short ride from the Bronx, check out the NEW Westchester’s Winter Wonderland Drive-Thru Holiday Light Extravaganza, presented by Westchester Medical Center Health Network. Westchester Parks Foundation, the only organization dedicated exclusively to promoting and supporting Westchester County Parks, has re-imagined the seventh season of the popular holiday event in partnership with the Westchester County Parks Department, to help create a safe and
At the end of November, the Bronx Museum unveiled #SeeMeBronx, a new interactive project about visibility, intersectionality, and identity. The project kicks off the Museum‘s 50th anniversary, which is thematically oriented around visibility as a tenet of social justice. As the museum takes off into their next fifty years, the museum hopes to reaffirm their mission as an admission-free, liberated space for communities to come to enjoy art and have important
The holidays are approaching and many New Yorkers continue to struggle with unemployment, food insecurity, and the impact of COVID. Thankfully, the Office of Food & Nutrition Services has announced that it will be serving Thanksgiving dinners to go (frozen to cook at home) will be served on 11/23, 11/24, and 11/25 for pick up from 9am-12pm and 3pm-5pm. The Bronx locations are listed below: South Bronx 07168 P.S.
Cozy Inspo While winter usually brings out the homebody in even the most social beings, this year certainly takes the cake. If you’re like most of us, you’ve spent the last few months purging, organizing, redecorating, or simply dreaming of the perfect space. And what is more perfect during the holiday season than cozy blankets, buffalo plaid prints, and cute mugs to sip something warm in (or something to warm
While large Thanksgiving gatherings might not be possible this year, everyone still deserves a large plate of delicious food after the year that we’ve had. And don’t forget the dessert! Luckily, the Bronx has no shortage of bakeries and mom & pop shops to choose a variety of options from. So if your budget allows, try supporting a local business where you’ll find gourmet sweets of all kinds to
With the year we’ve had, it’s no wonder so many of us are looking forward to the holidays to lift our spirits. There’s just something about the lights, the music, and the excitement on kid’s faces that bring cheer to even the most Scrooge worthy year. So we are super excited that the family-favorite holiday tradition of Holiday Lights will once again be returning to the Bronx Zoo! On select
NYC Parks is inviting Bronx and Queens residents to participate in virtual community input meetings to discuss the upcoming renovations at Seton Park in the Bronx, and Evergreen Park and Playground Sixty-Two in Queens. Each community input meeting is open to the public and will provide opportunities for residents to safely voice their ideas and help plan the futures of their neighborhood parks. Register for your local meeting to help
Thanks to the pandemic, our homes have become our office, classroom, gym- you name it. And while many of us spent early parts of quarantine buying plants and purging clutter to make our own oasis, a change of scenery can still do wonders. So we’ve compiled a list of some local Bronx Airbnb’s where you can feel like you’re on vacation all while experiencing another Bronx neighborhood. The best part?
The Bronx community has been coming together during the pandemic in all kinds of ways- from food drives to neighborhood cleanups. We’ve also seen a number of community fridges pop up to help those affected most by the pandemic. So when 6th grade South Bronx teacher Dan Zauderer noticed that many of his students’ families were struggling to put food on the table due to COVID-19, he was moved into