2020

Wave Hill Officially Reopened to Public

Today, Wave Hill is officially reopened! If you didn’t have a chance to scoop up tickets for opening week, new reservation links will be up on their website on Monday August 3rd for August 6th- 9th. Here’s the scoop: Safety first: reduced hours, fewer visitors, pre-reservations required First and foremost, visitors are asked to have masks on when entering and exiting the garden and when using a restroom. Face coverings

The Bronx Zoo is Open! Special Bronxmama Membership Discount Code

If you haven’t already heard, the Bronx Zoo is excited to be welcoming back visitors! After months of being closed, we’re sure the zoo’s 8,000 animals have missed people watching as much as we’ve missed animal watching! And with 265 acres of hardwood forest and limited ticket sales each day, the zoo is the perfect place to get some fresh air and still practice social distancing. We’re excited to share

NYC & Company Launches NYC-Cation Guide Across the 5 Boroughs

During this pandemic, we’ve seen more people enjoying the little things that are normally taken for granted. More families out riding bikes, spending time in their backyards, or heading to their local beach rather than planning their next tropical destination. To encourage locals and regional visitors to support the city’s businesses, NYC’s official destination marketing organization NYC & Company has launched All In NYC: Staycation Guides- a weekly series highlighting

3 Public Pools Opening in the Bronx for Summer 2020

While many things are still closed due to the pandemic, 15 public pools will be opening in two phases across the city. Three of the pools are in the Bronx- Mullaly, Crotona, and Haffen. The pools will re-open in two phases on July 24 and on August 1, and will operate through September 7. Here’s what you need to know to prepare: 15 of New York City’s public pools will re-open for swimming

Online Family Affair with the Bronx Museum

FAMILY AFFAIR: BRING THE MUSEUM HOME! SATURDAY, JULY 25, 2:00PM – 3:00PM Join us for an afternoon of art making activities you can do from your home! You must register to attend. We will send a link and password to enter this online event to all registered families. Recommended for ages 4 to 12 with parent/caregiver FREE Please pre-register to receive link!

Join the First Ever Virtual Bronx River Flotilla

  Every year, the Bronx River Alliance hosts a fundraiser called the Bronx River Flotilla, where participants have the opportunity to canoe 5 miles down the Bronx River while simultaneously raising funds for the river. While the pandemic might be changing things up- it still isn’t stopping the alliance from finding a way to keep the Flotilla going- only this time it will be in the form of a three-part

“Piazza di Belmont” on Arthur Ave Brings Al Fresco Dining to Weekends in the Bronx

  While restaurants along Arthur Avenue have already been participating in the outdoor dining options like the rest of NYC, a new al fresco dining plan begins this weekend. Bronx Little Italy has partnered with Sam Schwartz, former NYC Traffic Commissioner, to create their first-ever piazza-style dedicated al fresco dining plan between East 188th Street and Crescent Avenue from Thursday to Sunday nights. The plan incorporates health and safety protocols, six feet

Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez To Give Keynote Speech at Citywide Graduation Celebration

Tonight’s 2020 Citywide Graduation Celebration will air live on PIX11’s TV channel at 7pm, website, and social media channels. It will also be livestreamed at NYCClassof2020.com. It was announced today that the Bronx’s own Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez will give the keynote speech to celebrate all of the 2020 graduates. There will be special guests and musical performances. For more information, visit NYCClassof2020.com.

Check Out Over 45 Free Activities for Families & Children from the Bronx Children's Museum

Now that school is out, you’ve probably been finding fun things to do during this pandemic. Whether it be social distancing at the beach, or just in the backyard- this is definitely a more low key summer. The Bronx Children’s Museum has been sharing fun STEAM activities, videos, and other cool content on their social media over the last few months- and now you can see all of their content

Drive-In Movies Coming to Orchard Beach

  Tribeca Film Festival is bringing 16 Drive-In Movies this summer to Orchard Beach. They’ll be playing everything from The Fast & The Furious to Selena. Tickets can be booked per car- and according to the website there will be restrooms and concessions available. No picnics or tailgating are allowed, and all attendees must show that they have a mask when arriving. Audio will be available via FM radio. To

Hot Peas ’N Butter Online Event with Hostos

Check out this free online event on Saturday June 27th hosted by Hostos’ Center for the Arts & Culture. FREE ONLINE EVENT Saturday, June 27, 11.00 a.m. Available through Facebook Live! facebook.com/HostosCenterfortheArtsCulture   Hot Peas ‘N Butter is a children’s musical group that incorporates elements of traditional Latin music, Afro-Caribbean rhythms, jazz, folk, and rock. By combining an interactive, invigorating approach to performance with multicultural music, it has developed a

Celebrating Juneteenth 2020 with The New York Public Library

In celebration of Juneteenth 2020, the New York Public Library is sharing the Schomburg Center’s Black Liberation List for Young Readers, and giving visitors the chance engage in online events for viewers of all ages, including an afternoon of music, conversation, and reflection, as well as special Juneteenth storytimes for young learners. Visitors can also explore online resources for historical research, racial equity resources for educators, and more. To join