2021

First Apple Store in the Bronx to Open

The Bronx is getting its first Apple store next week! Our friends over at Welcome to the Bronx shared the news. The store will be located at the Mall at Bay Plaza and will open on Friday September 24th at 8am. Apple Mall at Bay Plaza — This new retail location will feature a new area dedicated to Apple Pickup – making it even more convenient for customers in the

Dance Company to Offer Virtual Dance Workshops for Bronx Teens

REDi Dance Co. will be hosting virtual dance workshops during the week of September 23rd to 26th for teen artists who want to learn new skills and spend time creating! Participants will choreograph their own dances, take classes with professional dance artists and develop self-care practices. From Thursday through Saturday, participants will take online classes via Zoom and will celebrate in-person with REDi Dance Company on Sunday September 26th at

Cosmic Camp Interactive Family Adventure Comes to 5th Avenue

If you have a young astronaut in your life, be sure to check out CAMP store’s latest Cosmic Camp Interactive Family Adventure at their 5th Avenue location. So what exactly is CAMP? It’s much more than a retail store- it’s a family experience- with each location offering fun events and experiences for children and their families. Cosmic Camp is a spaced-out experience that challenges you and your crew to have

New York Public Library Offers Support for Back to School

The New York Public Library has geared up for back to school for kids of all ages, educators, and parents and caregivers with an array of programs and resources, both in person and online. And aside from books, the library will be offering free homework help, learning tools, and fun, engaging activities to help students develop all of their skills. The library will be offering: After school activities and resources

Bronx Documentary Center Free Films Fellowship Program

The BDC Films Fellowship Program invites traditionally underrepresented documentary filmmakers to participate in a free year-long documentary filmmaking fellowship at the BDC. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis through Tuesday, September 21, 2021. The Bronx Documentary Center (BDC) created BDC Films in response to the lack of support for traditionally underrepresented documentary filmmakers in the Bronx, as well as the changes in storytelling professions that require a broader skillset for

Bronx Children's Museum Donates Sonia Manzano's "The Lowdown on the High Bridge" to all Bronx Library Branches

The Bronx Children’s Museum has donated copies of Sonia Manzano’s book The Lowdown on the High Bridge: The Story of How New York City Got Its Water to each of the more than 30 Bronx branches of the New York Public Library and the borough bookmobile. On Saturday, August 28, Ms. Manzano, best known for her portrayal of “Maria” on Sesame Street, will do a virtual read-aloud of the book as part

12th Annual New York City Unicycle Festival in the Bronx

The NYC Unicycle Festival, presented by the Bindlestiff Family Cirkus, is coming to New York City again this Labor Day Weekend. From September 2 – 5. During this 12th annual event, dozens of one-wheeled riders participate in free outdoor activities in this unique New York City summer tradition. This year’s event will have a somewhat different spin as it spends a day in the Bronx to honor the borough’s own unicycle

Bronx Community Fridge Hosting Unique Brunch on a Bronx Sidewalk

On Sunday, September 19th at 1pm, the Mott Haven Fridge Network will be hosting its first “Brunch on a Bronx Sidewalk” on 141st St. between Crimmins and St. Ann’s (50 mtrs N of 571 E 141st St.). Nearly a year after the first “free food” community fridge debuted in Mott Haven, community members, partners, volunteers, donors, and interns will come together to break bread at the home of the first

Bronx Man is First Lung-Liver-Kidney Transplant Patient in New York State

Raymond Fermin just landed a shot at a basketball court near his home in the Bronx. He is messing around with his best friend, Bernie Fabre, as they dribble past one another, drive to the basket for a layup, and scramble for rebounds. After about 20 minutes, Raymond takes a break, not to catch his breath but to drink some water and revel in the fact that he’s back on

Celebrate 10 Years of Lego Ninjago with LEGOLAND Giveaway

LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester is celebrating 10 years of Lego Ninjago with a limited-time experience August 6th – September 19th. And to celebrate, we’re giving away a family 4-pack of tickets to one lucky Bronxmama reader! Here’s the scoop on the Lego Ninjago adventure: Master Wu and his team of ninja have been searching for their missing Golden Amulet for a very long time.  Without it, and the secrets it holds,

Free Hip Hop Concert Series with First Stop in the Bronx

The “It’s Time for Hip Hop in NYC” concert series —produced by New York City, the Universal Hip Hop Museum, and IDEKO —will feature a dynamic lineup of Hip Hop, Latin freestyle, dance, freestyle, techno, and funk artists in The Bronx, Staten Island, Brooklyn and Queens. In celebration of New York City’s comeback and as part of NYC Homecoming Week, August 14th to 22nd, all concert tickets are free. Free

Last Chance to Experience Eric Carle at the Bronx Zoo

Summer is flying by! And so is your chance to experience the magic of Eric Carle’s World of Wildlife at the Bronx Zoo. So be sure to add a visit to the Bronx Zoo to your end of summer bucket list before it’s too late! And don’t forget we have you covered with a 10% off promo code for Bronxmama readers. Use code BRONXMAMA10 when reserving your tickets HERE. August