Bronx News

Mall at Bay Plaza launches this year's Bronx Entrepreneurial Scholarship

The Mall at Bay Plaza is now accepting applications for the 2023 Bronx Entrepreneurial Scholarship Foundation. The scholarship is offered to young accomplished students who are college-bound high school seniors and based on demonstrated academic achievement, financial need, and an express interest in entrepreneurship and/or business. The students eligible for assistance must be Bronx residents and must be graduating high school seniors who have been accepted into an accredited four-year

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

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

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

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 World Film launches its first winter cycle in the Bronx at Cinema on the Sound on City Island

On Wednesday January 4, the non-profit Bronx World Film, Inc. is launching its flagship world art house cinema program, the Cycle, in the Bronx for the first time ever at the recently founded 50-seat arthouse venue Cinema on the Sound, on picturesque City Island. The Cycle, a carefully curated program of contemporary film from all over the world in all genres and styles, casts a spotlight on filmmakers of color,

Participants Wanted for a Community Relay Across the Bronx

Bronx running group Bronx Sole is putting together a fun relay across the Bronx! Participants can sign up to run, walk, bike, skate, or roll anywhere from a block to several miles of the Bronx! The BX All Day is a community relay stretching 62 miles across the Bronx. Bronxites can rep their nabe by signing up to hold the baton for a stretch of the route. Participants will then

Fall at the Bronx Zoo- NEW Dinosaurs in Darkness + Boo at the Zoo returns!

Well, it certainly feels like fall here in the Bronx. And that means one thing- Boo at the Zoo at the Bronx Zoo! Boo at the Zoo is a yearly tradition that I’ve taken both my daughters to since they were babies, and I’m excited to share what this year has to offer. Plus, an exciting new event is taking place this October at the zoo as well- Dinosaurs in

The Bronx Children's Museum is now hiring

The time has finally come! The Bronx Children’s Museum will be opening its doors soon and they are currently hiring for the following positions: Facilities Technician Security Officer Associate Development Director Office Manager & Finance Assistant Visitor Services & Public Engagement Program Coordinator Founded in 2005, Bronx Children’s Museum is a new kind of multicultural, Bronx- inspired children’s museum operating “with and without walls” geared to those from infancy through