2023

Special offer to the New York Botanical Garden

Last weekend we had the fun opportunity to check out the New York Botanical Garden’s GLOW. It’s a fun evening where you get to experience the Holiday Train Show along with gorgeous light displays, yummy food, drinks, and more. It’s the perfect date night or evening with friends. And right now, the garden is sharing a special promo code to save 30% off tickets to the upcoming Bar Car Night

Three reasons we love Holiday Lights at the Bronx Zoo

Every year around this time I get asked the same question, “is Holiday Lights at the Bronx Zoo worth it?” By now our followers know that I love working with the Bronx Zoo to be able to share promo codes to ensure everyone can experience their exciting events or take advantage of having a zoo right in our backyard. But I love that they know they can still count on

Unique holiday gift ideas for foodies from Arthur Avenue

Looking for a fun Bronx themed gift idea for your favorite foodie? Consider heading to Arthur Avenue-aka the Real Little Italy– and check out some of the delicious gift basket options available this holiday season. These baskets can be customized and start at $45, both in-store and online: –Mike’s Deli first opened in the early 1950s by Michele “Mike” Greco after coming to the Bronx from Calabria, Italy with just

Unique staycation at the Radio Hotel in Washington Heights

It’s officially holiday season in New York City, and there is no shortage of activities to enjoy around town. From free tree lightings to holiday shows, there is something for everyone and all budgets. One fun idea that we like to do every year is plan a fun staycation right in Manhattan. And if you’ve been following Bronxmama for some time now, you know the Radio Hotel in Washington Heights

Kicking off the season with the Bronx Zoo at Holiday Lights + special promo code

It’s hard to believe it’s already that time of year again! Holiday season is upon us and that means we are excited for all things festive in the Bronx! And one must-see once again this holiday season is Holiday Lights at the Bronx Zoo. Opening on November 14 for Members and November 17 to the general public, Holiday Lights is returning with new lanterns and interactive light experiences. To celebrate,

Checking out brunch at Jalao NYC at the Radio Hotel

Brunch is the perfect excuse to sleep in late, make plans with friends, and eat delicious food- with a yummy cocktail to boot. So last weekend we checked out the new brunch service at Jalao NYC at the Radio hotel- right over the bridge from the Bronx. And to make it even more delish, their newly launched brunch service includes bottomless sangria, mimosas, or margaritas. If you are looking for

Hip Hop themed escape room comes to the Bronx

The birthplace of hip hop is set to make history once again with the grand opening of the Bronx’s first and only Escape Room launching with a Hip Hop Theme. Marking the 50th anniversary of the iconic musical genre that originated in the heart of the Bronx, this immersive experience promises to be a celebration of culture, creativity, and community. Two escape rooms, Hip Hop Heist and Studio Session Showdown,

Flip Circus comes to the Bronx for the first time

FL!P Circus will visit the Bronx for the first time ever. The show will be at the Mall at Bay Plaza  from October 27 – November 13. Tickets are on sale now. The all-new production, created by the Vazquez family, features an incredible assemblage of international acts that are guaranteed to amaze and amuse. This high-energy show takes place under an 800-seat, climate-controlled big top tent with no seat more than 50-feet

Six scenic campsites to escape to from the Bronx this fall

The fall foliage season is one of the most beautiful times of year in New York, what better way to experience it than from a campsite! There are several great options to choose from, all within a short drive of the Bronx. If you are looking for some camping options within driving distance of the Bronx, here are some suggestions: Harriman State Park (1 hour and 5 minutes from NYC):

October fun in Little Italy in the Bronx

October not only marks the beginning of fall and all things holiday, it’s also both National Pizza and National Pasta month and Italian American Heritage and Culture Month. So where better to spend it than right in the heart of Little Italy in the Bronx aka Arthur Avenue. The Belmont BID will be hosting live music for visitors and residents to enjoy as they immerse themselves in all the neighborhood

Free Ice Spice Donut Pack to celebrate Dunkin collab + mural unveiling in the Bronx

Bronx native Ice Spice just launched her first collaboration with Dunkin’ – the Ice Spice MUNCHKINS® Drink. To celebrate, Ice Spice’s local hometown- the Bronx- is giving away free Ice Spice Donuts and unveiling a new mural in her honor. On Wednesday, September 20th starting at 3pm, the first 250 guests at the Dunkin’ on 4 East Fordham Road in the Bronx, NY only, can receive a free Ice Spice

What to expect at the NEW Pumpkin Nights at the Bronx Zoo + promo code

If you haven’t heard, a new nighttime family Halloween event is coming to the Bronx Zoo this fall! We already loved making Boo at the Zoo a part of our fall lineup each year, and now we are excited to check out this new experience that takes place select evenings. We already know this is going to be a fun memory for the whole family. Here’s everything you need to