Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum, in partnership with Adventures in Preservation and Historic House Trust of New York City, will offer a one-week restoration workshop from Monday, August 1 through Friday, August 5, from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.  A National Historic Landmark and part of New York City’s largest park, Bartow-Pell, an 1840s Greek Revival mansion, is the last of the country estates in the Pelham Bay area. Shutter Shop on

FREE Construction Management Certificate Program

The South Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation, New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, New York Women’s Chamber of Commerce and Turner Construction are pleased to announce an innovative partnership that will bring the Turner School of Construction Management Certificate Program to the Bronx. It is the first time in 4 years and SoBRO to announce its return.

Department of Education to Re-Open Parent Voting in the 2011 Community and Citywide Education Council Elections

Check out the parent voter guide! HERE. Your vote is important! You can cast your vote ONLINE from May 18th – May 25th, 2011 at Vote anytime, day or night from any computer with internet access. It tells your PA/PTA Officers who you believe will best represent you! May 27th through June 3rd, PA/PTA Presidents, Secretaries and Treasurers (official selectors) will be given a tally of how you and

2011 Community and Citywide Education Council Elections

The New York City Department of Education launched the 2011 Community and Citywide Education Council Elections which provides parents with an opportunity to support their community’s public schools and help shape educational policy. CEC applications are being accepted now through April 22nd, and for the first time, parents can text “APPLY” to 877877 to receive application information, in addition to filling out and submitting their applications online or via mail (standard

BronxMamas Blog about Bronx Children's Museum

BronxMama isn’t the only one blogging about the Bronx Children’s Museum and yesterday’s community forum-which by the way, was awesome! BronxMama writers Amy Vega Guobadia and Lisa Quinones-Fontanez also posted about the forum on their own blogs-check out their posts below!


On October 28, The Bronx Museum of the Arts will unveil a new large-scale painting created by Mexican artist Bosco Sodi for the Museum’s exhibition Pangaea. The title of both the new work and the exhibition, Pangaea refers to the single landmass that existed 250 million years ago before the earth’s present-day continents formed. The six-panel, 13’ x 40’ painting at the centerpiece of the exhibition is an accumulation of

Macy's Culinary Council Chef Todd English at the New York Botanical Garden

Macy’s Culinary Council Chef Todd English is making a special appearance at the New York Botanical Garden this Sunday at 1pm. He’ll be doing a cooking demonstration and sharing his tips for cooking fresh and fabulous fall meals. The cost of admission is $20 for Adults, $18 for 
Students/Seniors, and $8 for Children 2–12. NYBG members and 
Children under 2 can attend the event for Free.