July 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