Bronx News

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

Bronx Zoo Job, Internship, and Volunteer Youth Expo

Youth between the ages of 14 and 26 that are interested in getting involved with the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) can attend an upcoming Job, Internship, and Volunteer Expo on February 5th. The Bronx Zoo is part of WCS, along with Prospect Park, the Queens Zoo, Central Park Zoo, and the New York Aquarium. This Virtual Youth J.I.V.E (Job, Internship, and Volunteering Expo) will give attendees the opportunity to attend professional

Bronx Restaurants Participating in 2022 NYC Restaurant Week

Five Bronx restaurants are participating in this year’s NYC Restaurant Week. NYC Restaurant Week has returned from January 18th through February 13th, with hundreds of New York City restaurants offering special pre-fixe menus. While we’d love to see more Bronx restaurants participating, the week is still a great reminder to support your local Bronx restaurants- especially after the hit many faced since March of 2020. The following Bronx restaurants are

Get Four Free At-Home Covid Tests

All homes in the U.S. are now eligible to order 4 free at-⁠home COVID-⁠19 tests that are delivered right to your door. The tests are completely free and will usually ship in 7-12 days. The Biden Administration just launched the website to request these free Covid tests so that families can have them available when needed. To request your free at-home Covid test, visit www.covidtests.gov and enter your residential address. Residential

Bronx Health Care System Offering Fire Victims Emotional Support Services

Essen Health Care’s Mental and Behavioral Health unit is currently accepting appointments for confidential emotional support for those affected by the tragic fire in the Bronx. As a way to help those affected, they are donating a session to each person in need.  Below are some of the services the behavioral health team can offer: Loss, grief, and bereavement treatment Mood disorders (e.g., bipolar disorder, dysthymic disorder) Depression Anxiety disorders Couples therapy Family therapy Help

Ways You Can Help with Bronx Fire Relief

In true Bronx fashion, the borough came together overnight on Sunday after the borough’s horrific fire that claimed 17 lives- eight of which were children. In a matter of hours, drives were set up across the Bronx in an effort to collect clothing, toiletry, and bedding for the victims. We’ve added a highlight over on our Instagram account of flyers for the groups collecting, and as you can image some

Thanksgiving Dinner from Aldi for $30 + Gift Card Giveaway

As food costs seemingly rise everywhere, ALDI is once again lowering its food prices for Thanksgiving essentials so that families can focus on what’s really important- spending time with loved ones. In fact, ALDI shoppers can get everything they need for a traditional Thanksgiving feast, including a Butterball turkey, sides and pumpkin pie, in stores or online, all for less than $30. According to a new survey, nearly 90% of hosts

Bronx Laundromat Hosting Free Wash-Giving Days

Clean Rite Center in the Bronx is giving back to the community this holiday season with a 3-Day event. From November 22-24, from 12-8 PM. Clean Rite Center located at 1240 Tremont Avenue will be giving away free washes, as well as other fun giveaways and prizes. FREE WASH-GIVING DAYS are a wonderful opportunity for Clean Rite Center customers or those new to the brand to catch up on laundry for the

The Bronx Museum of the Arts Celebrates 50 Years

The Bronx Museum of the Arts is celebrating 50 years with Bronx Calling: The Fifth AIM Biennial, a meditation on the practice of everyday life in uncertain times. Featuring artworks by 68 artists who took part in the 2018 and 2019 cycles of the Bronx Museum’s AIM Fellowship program, the fifth edition of Bronx Calling finds artists responding to the conditions of contemporary life in manifold ways. Whether in traditional or new media, many of the works

Historical Library in the Bronx Celebrating 200th Birthday Party

If you’ve never had a chance to step inside the Huntington Free Library in Westchester Square in the Bronx, now is your chance. On Friday October 22nd, the library will be celebrating with a 200th birthday celebration fundraiser in honor of Collis Potter Huntington, who donated the library 125 years ago to the people of Westchester Square. Before the area was even known as “The Bronx,” the Huntington Free Library

Mega Millions Ticket Sold in the Bronx

The Bronx has seriously been winning lately- well always if you ask us. But ABC News shared that a second-prize ticket for the October 15 Mega Millions drawing was sold in BRONX. The ticket is worth a guaranteed $1,000,000. The ticket was purchased at 1086 Luna Deli Grocery over at 1086 BOSTON RD. What would you do with a million dollars? Let us know!