Bronx News

Still time to see dinosaurs at the Bronx Zoo

Summer is flying by as usual, but there is still time to pack the last few weeks of summer with fun things to do. While we love spending lazy days at the beach or splashing around in the pool, we try to plan other adventures throughout the week. If you’ve got dino lovers at home, then a trip to the Dinosaur Safari at the Bronx Zoo should definitely be on

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

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

Fireworks at Orchard Beach in the Bronx

One of our favorite events to kick off the summer is happening on Wednesday, June 29 in the Bronx. The New York Salutes America Fireworks Extravaganza at Orchard Beach will take place from 6pm to 10pm. Presented by Bronx Borough President Vanessa Gibson and NYC Council Member Marjorie Velazquez, this annual firework display is the one time you can hang at Orchard Beach late at night and enjoy a spectacular

Free Outdoor Public Pools Open in the Bronx

New York City’s free outdoor public pools open on Tuesday, June 28. All public pools are open for two swim sessions every day of the summer- from 11am to 3pm and 4pm to 7pm. Swimmers must be wearing a swimsuit to enter the pool area, and everyone must have a lock for the locker to put their belongings. Looking for the nearest public pool near you in the Bronx? See

The Feast of Saint Anthony in the Bronx

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

Memorial Day Weekend in the Bronx

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

Bronx Week 2022: How to Celebrate the Bronx

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

Mother's Day Photos in The Bronx

Richard Rosario Photography is offering special Mother’s Day mini photo sessions at his studio in the Bronx. If you’re looking for a special way to celebrate yourself or a special woman in your life, Richard promises to capture beautiful portraits that last a lifetime. I recently had the chance to snap a few photos with Rich and the final product came out beautifully! Richard has designed a beautiful Spring Mother’s

Bronx Zoo Dinosaur Safari + Special Promo Code

It’s FINALLY starting to feel like Spring! So as the weather heats up and we crave even more time outdoors, it’s the perfect chance to check out Bronx Zoo Dinosaur Safari. This fun attraction is back- and bigger and better than ever! My daughter Gia and I recently had a chance to head to the zoo to see it for ourselves- so follow along to see what to expect! This

Try out to become an NYC lifeguard

Try outs to become an NYC lifeguard are coming up on 3/26, 3/27, 4/2 and 4/3. Lifeguards keep both NYC pools and beaches safe. As a lifeguard, you’ll have the chance to develop job skills, become part of a team, earn NYC Lifeguard certification, and practice your swimming. To qualify, you must: Be at least 16 years of age by the start of employment. Have at least 20/30 vision in

Last chance to sign the petition to fight for NYC Parks budget

During his campaign, Mayor Eric Adams committed to funding NYC Parks with 1% of the NYC budget. But now, the preliminary NYC budget actually cuts the NYC Parks budget by $60 million- which dramatically reduces the parks workforce. We all know what a blessing our city parks were during the height of the pandemic- providing backyards and fresh air to New Yorkers with small spaces. Our mental and physical health