Bronx News

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

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