If you haven’t been on a trolley tour in Woodlawn Cemetery yet, this summer is your chance. Woodlawn Cemetery hosts a variety of trolley tours so visitors can discover the rich heritage and beauty of the cemetery. LGBTQ Trolley Tour Pay tribute to some of the notable LGBT figures including writers, artists, and vaudeville stars, buried at Woodlawn. Vaudeville and Jazz Greats Trolley Tour Visit the final resting place of
This summer, the New York Public Library is giving away 500,000 free books for kids and teens. Starting on June 9, families can stop by their nearest branch in Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island to grab free books to keep-forever! Young readers can also pick up a specially designed NYPL bookplate to stick in their new books. Children from birth to 18 can choose from an array of new paperback
Our Lady of Mount Carmel Bronx’s annual Feast of Saint Anthony is here! The feast will take place starting Wednesday June 8 through Sunday, June 12. There will be live entertainment, food, games and rides daily. The event will take place on East 187th St between Arthur Ave and Beaumont Ave and Crescent Ave from Cambreleng Ave to Belmont Ave. There will be music, amusements, rides- and of course the best
Calling all Disney lovers! We’ve shared the fun things happening at CAMP NYC stores before, but for the first time ever children and their families can visit for an exciting Disney experience! Starting on May 28, head over to the 5th Avenue CAMP store for Disney’s Mickey & Friends x CAMP: An Extra Big Adventure. Enjoy this larger-than-life play experience where families can climb, zip, slide, bounce, dance and work
The countdown to summer is on! But you still have time to cross some fun off your Spring bucket list. One place that is perfect to visit in the Spring is the Bronx Zoo. While there are so many ways to enjoy your visit throughout the year, we’re sharing 4 reasons to visit before Spring is over: Celebrate the World of Birds 50th Anniversary Can you believe that the iconic
Looking for local fun in the Bronx for Memorial Day weekend? Check out these free and low cost events: Canoe & Sail on the Bronx River Community Rowing takes place every Saturday and Sunday from Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend out of Hunts Point Riverside Park. Through Community Rowing, New Yorkers of all ages explore the Bronx River aboard student-built wooden row boats, accompanied by Rocking the Boat staff who
What are your favorite pizza toppings? If you love creating your own topping combinations, then plan an upcoming visit to Pizza Studio in the Bronx. This eatery lets you create your own individual personally designed pizza made to order with fresh ingredients. Starting at $5.99, guests can choose their own crust, sauce, cheese, and toppings. There are even gluten free and cauliflower crust options available. Pizza Studio is located in
Looking for something fun and adventurous to do in the Bronx? Grab some friends and head to the Bronx Zoo for an afternoon of climbing and zipping along the trees at the Bronx Zoo’s Treetop Adventure. I recently visited with some friends for the Climb & Zip experience- an aerial ropes course along with a 400 foot zipline ride across the Bronx River and back. We checked in for our
It’s hard to believe that in a borough of 1.5 million people, the Bronx only has a single brick and mortar bookstore. And at one moment, it had none. Once upon a time I would take my daughter for playdates at the Barnes & Noble in Bay Plaza- I’d grab a coffee with mom friends while we read books to our little ones on the floor of the children’s section.
Beginning on May 5th, there will be a series of events from every sector of the community including senior activities, small business networking, family, health, finance, and more to celebrate the amazing borough of the Bronx. After two weeks of fun events across the borough, Bronx Week culminates in a Black-tie gala honoring this year’s Bronx Walk of Fame Inductees on Saturday May 14. To purchase tickets click here. The
Ready to dine al fresco in The REAL Little Italy? Piazza di Belmont is back! Starting on May 6 to Sunday, September 25, 2022, head to Arthur Avenue in The Bronx to enjoy outdoor dining and even catch a live acapella group! Arthur Avenue will be closed to vehicular traffic from East 186th St to Crescent Ave from 6pm to 10pm on Fridays and Saturdays, and 3pm to 9pm on Sundays.
The Shops at Marble Hill (formerly River Plaza) is an outdoor mall spanning the block of 225th street near Broadway and the Major Deegan. The mall features Target, Mashalls, Applebees, Footlocker, Planet Fitness, and more. To celebrate its new name, we are partnering with The Shops at Marble Hill to gift one lucky winner and their friend a shopping spree package which includes: $50 Target Gift Card $50 Marshalls Gift