July 2022

Beach themed gelato spot opens in the South Bronx

Nothing screams summer like ice cream, but combine that with the beach and ITALIAN ice cream- and now we’re talking. Playa Gelato just opened its doors in the South Bronx this week, complete with a beach themed grand-opening. It’s the perfect spot for a summer treat. Touted as the first gelato shop in the South Bronx, Playa Gelato’s founder Juan Vargas wanted to create a business that gives visitors the

5 things to do this week in the Bronx

If you’re looking for things to do this week in the Bronx, here are some fun suggestions: Listen to live music on the stunning grounds of Bartow Pell Mansion Museum for free July 23, 2-4pm Bring a lawn chair or blanket and join Bartow Pell on the pebble court and garden for a free woodwind performance with the Orchestra of St. Luke’s. www.bartowpellmansionmuseum.org Enjoy family art fun on the Bronx

NYC Restaurant Week Specials in the Bronx

This summer, NYC Restaurant Week is celebrating 30 years with 30 days of restaurant specials. From July 18th to August 21st, New Yorkers can enjoy pre-fixe menus at hundreds of restaurants across the city. While we wish more Bronx restaurants were participating, we’re excited to see some Bronx staples offering up specials for the month. See below which Bronx restaurants are participating in the NYC Restaurant Week this summer: Flava’s

City of Water Day Events in the Bronx

SUNY Maritime College in the Bronx will be hosting a free community day called “Boogie Down on the Sound” on Saturday July 16 from 11am – 4pm. We had the opportunity to attend the summer before the pandemic and we had an amazing day out on the Long Island Sound. The event is part of City of Water Day, a celebration of the waters that surround us in the Metropolitan area, and