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Winter break art camp in the Bronx

Looking for a fun activity to do during midwinter recess? The Bronx River Art Center (BRAC) is hosting a winter break art camp with special workshop classes for children, teens, young adults, adults, families and older adults. From Monday February 20 to February 24, BRAC will be hosting art making daily workshops. There will be 2 hour workshops with different themes and techniques to explore creativity and enhance your artistic

Bronx photographer offers special Valentine's Day photos

Looking for a unique way to show your love this Valentine’s Day? Photographer Richard Rosario is offering up a fun Valentine’s Day photo package at his studio in the Bronx. His Throggs Neck studio is currently decorated for the special occasion with three separate sets- two fun playful and colorful sets, and a cozy neutral set. So grab your partner or children to capture the love- or enjoy a little

Winter escape to the Kartrite Resort

Looking for an overnight or weekend escape from the Bronx? We recently had the opportunity to check out The Kartrite Resort & Indoor Water Park in the Catskill mountains. Just an 1.5 hours from the Bronx, it’s a great place to plan a weekend with friends and family. It might just be getting cold here in NYC, but Kartrite’s indoor waterpark is 84 degrees all year long. Featuring waterslides, a

2023 NYC Restaurant Week in the Bronx

NYC Restaurant Week is once again underway and there are some participating Bronx restaurants. While we wish there were more restaurants in the Bronx participating, now is your chance to show support and take advantage of these great deals. NYC Restaurant Week offers are available Monday through Friday, with some restaurants offering Sunday menus as well. The list of Bronx restaurants participating in the 2023 NYC Restaurant Week is below:

How to join a community board in the Bronx

Interested in getting more involved in your community? Ever consider joining your local community board in the Bronx? The first-ever digital Community Board application is live and available in both English and Spanish. The new application is easy and accessible. Everyone is encouraged to apply – community boards should reflect the diversity of our borough! Bronxites as young as 16 can join to join. You must be a New York City resident

How to register for Maritime Adventure Camps

Are you looking for summer camps in the Bronx? Did you know that Maritime College offers fun summer camp options? Registration is coming up for Maritime Adventure Camps where kids can experience sailing, learn to operate a powerboat, explore marine science, and more. Campers in the program get to: Maritime offers a camp for incoming 3rd and 4th graders as well as 5th through 9th. Camp activities take place at

How to score 2-for-1 tickets during NYC Broadway Week

We’re happy to share that NYC Broadway Week has returned for the winter season. Score 2-for-1 tickets to Broadway shows now through February 12. Enjoy the opportunity to see shows like Hamilton, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, The Piano Lesson, and more. To redeem this offer, simply use code BWAYWK. Rather than one free ticket for every full-price ticket, all are 50% off their original price with the minimum

Winter 2023 visual art & digital media classes in the Bronx

Winter classes at the Bronx River Art Center begin on January 17. Registration is now open for visual art and digital media classes for both children and adults. There are even children and parent together classes. Check out the available winter 2023 visual art and digital media classes available at the Bronx River Art Center below: Mondays (January 23, 30; February 6, 13, 27; March 6, 13, 20, 27; April

How to become a NYC Parks lifeguard this summer

New York City public beaches and pools need lifeguards this summer. Register now for the qualifying test for an NYC Parks lifeguard. As an NYC Parks Lifeguard, you’ll: The Parks department will train individuals interested in becoming a lifeguard this summer. There are three steps: For more information, visit www.nycgovparks.org/opportunities/jobs/lifeguards.

Checking out this smash therapy room in the Bronx

If you haven’t yet heard of smash therapy rooms- or rage rooms- yet, they are essentially rooms set up with breakable items where people can safely let off some steam. We had the opportunity to attend a fun collaborative event at the Bronx’s only rage room- Raze Up where we participated in a release therapy session. The event was an opportunity to reflect on last year and think about things

Turn your Christmas tree into mulch in the Bronx

Ready to take that tree down? Rather than just tossing it on the curb, haul your tree to a Mulchfest location in the Bronx where they will chip your tree into wood chips used to nourish trees and make NYC even greener. Or, visit on the weekend and take home your own bag of mulch to use at home or a local street tree. Remember to remove all lights, ornaments,

Bronx Museum book club hosts community-based conversations + free book

If you’ve been thinking about joining a book club in the new year, the Bronx Museum will be reading Begin Again: James Baldwin’s America and its urgent lessons for our own. The first meetup is on January 7 where there will be introductions and free books available. One Book One Bronx hosts community-based conversations on a wide variety of books. The club is open to everyone, and free books are