December 2021

How to Become an NYC Parks Lifeguard this Summer

Interested in being a lifeguard this summer at one of NYC’s public beaches or pools? Qualifying tests for the Summer 2022 season will take place in December 2021 and January 2022. As a lifeguard, you’ll have the chance to develop job skills, become part of a team, earn NYC Lifeguard certification, and practice your swimming. Lifeguards work five to six days each week, and first-year lifeguards earn a minimum of $16 an hour, for a weekly

Our Favorite New Additions to Bronx Zoo Holiday Lights

It’s hard to believe that we’re already midway through December! Which means there’s not much time left to cross things off your holiday to-do list. We know it can be overwhelming trying to make sure the holidays live up to the magic we all love to experience- but remember that at the end of the day it’s all about family, friends, and making memories. That’s why we love making Bronx

Exciting Holiday Experiences at CAMP Stores in NYC

Looking for a fun way to get some holiday shopping done and have some family fun at the same time? Four CAMP store locations have loads of holiday fun happening this month for families to enjoy. Haven’t experienced a CAMP store yet? CAMP is a Family Experience Company with rotating themed experiences. CAMP engages and inspires families through play, content, experiential commerce, imaginative spaces and…fun. Here’s some of what you

Hang in a Cozy Ski Cabin at this Bronx Restaurant

If you’re looking for the ultimate spot to host a holiday dinner party or brunch with friends, look no further than The Bronx Public, a modern bar and restaurant in the Bronx. Known for it’s hip hop trivia nights and boozy brunch, we’re so excited to see such a cozy winter vibe in their outdoor dining this season. There are three cabins available: Cabin #1 can seat 4-6 people, Cabin

Westchester's Winter Wonderland Drive-thru Experience

If you’re looking for a fun holiday experience not too far from the Bronx, head up to Kensico Dam Plaza in Valhalla for Westchester’s Winter Wonderland Drive-thru Experience. Presented by Westchester Park’s Foundation, this 1.2 mile drive-thru attraction features a fun snowstorm, a 40-foot Christmas tree, and an appearance from Santa. Enjoy a 100-foot light tunnel while listening to holiday music. Proceeds from the event directly benefit Westchester Park’s Foundation

Holiday Magic at The Bronx Zoo Holiday Lights + Promo Code

The holidays are all about traditions. For my family, some of those include creating a gratitude activity each year for Thanksgiving, making traditional Italian cookies for Christmas Eve, and now our annual trip to The Bronx Zoo Holiday Lights! We recently had a chance to kick off the holidays with a trip to Holiday Lights, and it was just what we needed to spend time with family and friends this