January 2022

Bronx Zoo Job, Internship, and Volunteer Youth Expo

Youth between the ages of 14 and 26 that are interested in getting involved with the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) can attend an upcoming Job, Internship, and Volunteer Expo on February 5th. The Bronx Zoo is part of WCS, along with Prospect Park, the Queens Zoo, Central Park Zoo, and the New York Aquarium. This Virtual Youth J.I.V.E (Job, Internship, and Volunteering Expo) will give attendees the opportunity to attend professional

Bronx Restaurants Participating in 2022 NYC Restaurant Week

Five Bronx restaurants are participating in this year’s NYC Restaurant Week. NYC Restaurant Week has returned from January 18th through February 13th, with hundreds of New York City restaurants offering special pre-fixe menus. While we’d love to see more Bronx restaurants participating, the week is still a great reminder to support your local Bronx restaurants- especially after the hit many faced since March of 2020. The following Bronx restaurants are

Get Four Free At-Home Covid Tests

All homes in the U.S. are now eligible to order 4 free at-⁠home COVID-⁠19 tests that are delivered right to your door. The tests are completely free and will usually ship in 7-12 days. The Biden Administration just launched the website to request these free Covid tests so that families can have them available when needed. To request your free at-home Covid test, visit www.covidtests.gov and enter your residential address. Residential

Bronx Health Care System Offering Fire Victims Emotional Support Services

Essen Health Care’s Mental and Behavioral Health unit is currently accepting appointments for confidential emotional support for those affected by the tragic fire in the Bronx. As a way to help those affected, they are donating a session to each person in need.  Below are some of the services the behavioral health team can offer: Loss, grief, and bereavement treatment Mood disorders (e.g., bipolar disorder, dysthymic disorder) Depression Anxiety disorders Couples therapy Family therapy Help

Parent & Me Program in the Bronx

Did you know that the first three years of a child’s life are the MOST important in their development? If you’re looking for Parent & Me classes in the Bronx, check out A House on Beekman, currently offering classes to Mott Haven families and beyond. A House on Beekman’s Parent and Me classes focus on learning through play, nurturing healthy relationships, and developing social skills in a safe, welcoming environment!

Ways You Can Help with Bronx Fire Relief

In true Bronx fashion, the borough came together overnight on Sunday after the borough’s horrific fire that claimed 17 lives- eight of which were children. In a matter of hours, drives were set up across the Bronx in an effort to collect clothing, toiletry, and bedding for the victims. We’ve added a highlight over on our Instagram account of flyers for the groups collecting, and as you can image some

100 Things to do in the Bronx in 2022

Hello 2022! We know it’s been a while since we’ve put together one of our infamous Things to do in the Bronx lists, so to kick off the new year we figured it was time. We’ve been through so much in the past two years, and unfortunately we are still navigating our way through it. But the Bronx is resilient and we know we will get through this together. In