January 2020

Little Italy in the Bronx to Host First Ever Winter Restaurant Week

As if we needed any excuses to head over to Arthur Avenue- here’s a really good one. Little Italy in the Bronx will be hosting their first ever Winter Restaurant Week on weekdays from February 3rd to 13th. Diners have the opportunity to enjoy $20 three-course, prix-fixe lunch and $30 three-course, prix=fixe dinner at participating restaurants. Participating restaurants include: Ann & Tony’s – Established in 1927 by Eugenio and Rosa

A Tribute to Kobe Bryant

Kobe visiting the Mamba League Youth Clinic in Harlem last March when the program expanded to NYC   I happened to open the Facebook app on my phone and saw the TMZ headline. I did a double take, then immediately googled his name to see if any other news reports said anything. Nada. It had to be fake- one of those awful headlines that people hit share without confirming the

Free Open House at Castle Hill YMCA

  Saturday January 25th, Bronxites have the chance to check out all that the Bronx YMCA has to offer for members. Work out in the gym, try a fitness class, enjoy free family activities, learn about summer camp, and customize a membership that works for you! When:           Saturday, January 25, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Where:         Bronx YMCA,  2 Castle Hill Avenue Bronx, NY 10473 Schedule of Activities: Summer Camp 11

Apply Now For These Free STEM Enrichment Programs During Spring Break

Do you have a student in kindergarten through grade 12 who is interested in having fun, unique, STEM experiences this spring break? Apply now for STEM Matters NYC enrichment programs! Explore your passions and uncover new interests at the NYC Department of Education’s Genovesi Environmental Study Center and NYC Center for Aerospace and Applied Mathematics; the Bronx Zoo; Central Park Zoo; Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum; Museum of the City of New York; New York

Windows of Hip Hop Hosts 5th Annual Element of Hip Hop Awards

On Tuesday, January 14th, Windows of Hip Hop hosted its 5th annual Element of Hip Hop awards alongside the Bronx Borough President’s office. Each year, the non profit organization chooses to highlight Hip Hop luminaries and enthusiasts who have promoted the Bronx born phenomena known as Hip Hop and advanced the culture forward into the future by instilling in our youth civic mindedness and giving back to the community. This year’s awards were hosted

Bronx Children’s Museum - Admissions and Membership Survey + Giveaway

The Bronx Children’s Museum currently operates as a mobile museum, using its purple Museum bus and traveling arts and science programs to engage nearly 16,000 Bronx residents every year. In late 2020, the Bronx Children’s Museum will finally open its permanent building in the South Bronx, in Mill Pond Park, just south of Yankee Stadium along the Harlem River. Our 13,000 square foot building will feature three main exhibit areas,

Savor The Bronx Restaurant Week Kicks Off Monday January 6th

Pictured: Seis Vecinos   You may have to push some of those resolutions back a week or so because the 9th Annual Savor the Bronx Restaurant Week is coming up. Running from Monday January 6th through the 17th, it’s a great way to well, savor the Bronx. So whether you plan a lunch meeting, a dinner date, or plans to catch up with an old friend- be sure to take