Covid19

Wave Hill Officially Reopened to Public

Today, Wave Hill is officially reopened! If you didn’t have a chance to scoop up tickets for opening week, new reservation links will be up on their website on Monday August 3rd for August 6th- 9th. Here’s the scoop: Safety first: reduced hours, fewer visitors, pre-reservations required First and foremost, visitors are asked to have masks on when entering and exiting the garden and when using a restroom. Face coverings

The Bronx Zoo is Open! Special Bronxmama Membership Discount Code

If you haven’t already heard, the Bronx Zoo is excited to be welcoming back visitors! After months of being closed, we’re sure the zoo’s 8,000 animals have missed people watching as much as we’ve missed animal watching! And with 265 acres of hardwood forest and limited ticket sales each day, the zoo is the perfect place to get some fresh air and still practice social distancing. We’re excited to share

NYC & Company Launches NYC-Cation Guide Across the 5 Boroughs

During this pandemic, we’ve seen more people enjoying the little things that are normally taken for granted. More families out riding bikes, spending time in their backyards, or heading to their local beach rather than planning their next tropical destination. To encourage locals and regional visitors to support the city’s businesses, NYC’s official destination marketing organization NYC & Company has launched All In NYC: Staycation Guides- a weekly series highlighting

3 Public Pools Opening in the Bronx for Summer 2020

While many things are still closed due to the pandemic, 15 public pools will be opening in two phases across the city. Three of the pools are in the Bronx- Mullaly, Crotona, and Haffen. The pools will re-open in two phases on July 24 and on August 1, and will operate through September 7. Here’s what you need to know to prepare: 15 of New York City’s public pools will re-open for swimming

Join the First Ever Virtual Bronx River Flotilla

  Every year, the Bronx River Alliance hosts a fundraiser called the Bronx River Flotilla, where participants have the opportunity to canoe 5 miles down the Bronx River while simultaneously raising funds for the river. While the pandemic might be changing things up- it still isn’t stopping the alliance from finding a way to keep the Flotilla going- only this time it will be in the form of a three-part

Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez To Give Keynote Speech at Citywide Graduation Celebration

Tonight’s 2020 Citywide Graduation Celebration will air live on PIX11’s TV channel at 7pm, website, and social media channels. It will also be livestreamed at NYCClassof2020.com. It was announced today that the Bronx’s own Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez will give the keynote speech to celebrate all of the 2020 graduates. There will be special guests and musical performances. For more information, visit NYCClassof2020.com.

Check Out Over 45 Free Activities for Families & Children from the Bronx Children's Museum

Now that school is out, you’ve probably been finding fun things to do during this pandemic. Whether it be social distancing at the beach, or just in the backyard- this is definitely a more low key summer. The Bronx Children’s Museum has been sharing fun STEAM activities, videos, and other cool content on their social media over the last few months- and now you can see all of their content

Summer Getaway Ideas in the Poconos

While the pandemic has certainly changed our 2020 goals, there are still ways to safely create summer memories. After several months of being home in the city, it’s understandable that many families are looking for escapes that allow them to still safely socially distance. At around 1.5 to 2 hours away, the Poconos is a great option for families looking to get away. As of June 19th, all 4 counties

Bronxnet & Windows of Hip Hop to Host Virtual Prom for 2020 Graduates

Get those snacks and punch bowls ready, because Bronxnet is hosting a Virtual Prom to celebrate the class of 2020. Windows of Hip Hop and Bronx Principal Luis Torres are putting together this one of a kind evening for the whole family to enjoy. Airing on June 19th from 3 to 10pm, there will be music from DJ Jazzy Jay, appearances by Grandmaster Melle Mel and Grandmaster Caz, and music

Arthur Avenue Food Tours Launch Virtual Cooking Classes, Cookbook Club, and More...

We’re excited to share some fun news from Arthur Avenue. Danielle Oteri & Christian Galliani, founders of Arthur Avenue Food Tours, are launching a live cooking class and virtual tour of Little Italy in the Bronx as well as a 6-week virtual trip to the South of Italy. Get ready to wine, dine and learn about historic Italian culture through these virtual classes and programs.   About A Taste of Arthur

Drive-In Coming to Yankee Stadium This Summer

In case you haven’t seen the Time Out article, Uptown Drive-In will be coming to Yankee Stadium on weekends this summer. Uptown Drive-In is a festival featuring movies, music, and carside dinner service. The carnival-like experience, set to happen every weekend starting in July, will be a combination of a drive-in movie, live-music concert featuring local NYC artists, and will even feature carside dinner service from beloved New York street

Amtrak Activity Center Provides Kids with Educational & Train-Related Activities

If you have a young train lover on your hands, you might want to check out Amtrak’s Activity Center, which is designed to teach children about the railroad and geography while inspiring future travel (which we can’t wait to be able to do again!). There are some great activity sheets you can print out and take a break from screen time. Some cool features of the website include: Geography Junction –