2022

Enjoy holiday caroling & a New Year's Eve celebration at the Bronx Zoo

If you haven’t made your way to the Bronx Zoo’s Holiday Lights yet this season, there are two fun events coming up that are the perfect reason to- holiday caroling and a New Year’s Eve countdown! We’ve made Holiday Lights a family tradition and look forward to kicking off the holiday season with our visit each year. While there is plenty to see and do every day of this magical

Fun ways to celebrate the holidays in the Bronx

If you’re looking for some fun ways to celebrate the holidays here in the Bronx, we’ve got some ideas! From holiday lights to holiday brunches with friends, there is something for everyone across the borough this holiday season. Hang in a ski cabin with friends Get a group of friends together for brunch in a ski cabin at The Bronx Public. Once again, this Hip Hop themed bar has transformed

Enjoy this year's Holiday Lights at the Bronx Zoo

Tis the season! I think we can all agree that this holiday season has come upon us full speed. And with so little time to plan your holiday bucket list, we want to make sure you don’t forget to make Holiday Lights at the Bronx Zoo a part of the festivities. Presented by Con Edison, Bronx Zoo Holiday Lights runs now through January 8 and is a fun experience for

How to experience waterfront glamping in Brooklyn

By now you should be familiar with the term glamping– a combination of glamorous and camping. Essentially, it’s camping but with amenities not typically associated with traditional camping. You might be familiar with the bell tents often used, but there are all kinds of tiny house structures that can still count as “glamping”- and I recently had the chance to experience staying in an upcycled shipping container in Brooklyn right

Checking out Grounds Donut House in the Bronx

Have you been to Grounds Donut House yet? Located in the Throggs Neck section of the Bronx, this donut spot has a variety of fresh donuts daily- including fun seasonal flavors. Grounds everyday flavors are original glazed, strawberry frosted, chocolate frosted, fruity pebbles, churro, farmhouse jelly, Boston cream, maple bacon, and cookies & cream. They also have 4 new flavors each week starting on Saturdays, as well as a range

Bronx kids get sneak peek of the Bronx Children's Museum

Recently, 25 students from a local Bronx school had a chance to preview the long awaited Bronx Children’s Museum alongside Bronx-native and long-time friend of the Museum U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor.  The children had the chance to explore the new space, which is slated to open to the public on December 3rd. They are currently putting the finishes touches on the museum- with weeks of testing and training educators

Participants Wanted for a Community Relay Across the Bronx

Bronx running group Bronx Sole is putting together a fun relay across the Bronx! Participants can sign up to run, walk, bike, skate, or roll anywhere from a block to several miles of the Bronx! The BX All Day is a community relay stretching 62 miles across the Bronx. Bronxites can rep their nabe by signing up to hold the baton for a stretch of the route. Participants will then

Library Issues Special Limited-Edition Spider-Man Card

The New York Public Library and Marvel have teamed up to launch a special, limited-edition Spider-Man library card on October 11 to inspire new and existing patrons to explore a multitude of free books, resources, and programs at the Library, including Marvel graphic novels. The card will be available to new and current patrons free on a first-come, first-serve basis at all NYPL branches, located throughout the Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island.  This dynamic

Last Chance to Apply for Paid Internship for Teens at Bronx Museum

The Bronx Museum is seeking teens (ages 14-19) for a three-month paid internship. Teens will have the opportunity to explore the arts, be part of a museum, collaborate with peers, and improve their resume. Created in 2005, the Bronx Museum Teen Council provides a paid opportunity for teens to develop art and collaboration skills and engage deeply with the Museum and New York’s contemporary art scene. During the school year,

Fall at the Bronx Zoo- NEW Dinosaurs in Darkness + Boo at the Zoo returns!

Well, it certainly feels like fall here in the Bronx. And that means one thing- Boo at the Zoo at the Bronx Zoo! Boo at the Zoo is a yearly tradition that I’ve taken both my daughters to since they were babies, and I’m excited to share what this year has to offer. Plus, an exciting new event is taking place this October at the zoo as well- Dinosaurs in

The Bronx Children's Museum is now hiring

The time has finally come! The Bronx Children’s Museum will be opening its doors soon and they are currently hiring for the following positions: Facilities Technician Security Officer Associate Development Director Office Manager & Finance Assistant Visitor Services & Public Engagement Program Coordinator Founded in 2005, Bronx Children’s Museum is a new kind of multicultural, Bronx- inspired children’s museum operating “with and without walls” geared to those from infancy through

Youth sailing programs in the Bronx

Summer may be coming to a close, but there’s still opportunities for some fun on the water. SUNY Maritime College in Throggs Neck offers two youth sailing programs this Fall. The High School Sailing program is for grades 9 through 12 and runs like an after-school sport. Monday and Friday practices are run by coaches and waterfront staff and consist of briefings, drills, games and racing on the water. Primarily,