Free Hockey Clinics for Children

Looking for a fun, FREE activity for your child? NYC Parks offers instructional street hockey clinics at 27 locations in the five boroughs! The program is completely free, open to all children 5-17, and no previous experience is necessary. Children will learn the basics of stickhandling, passing and shooting, participate in tournaments, and even have the chance to meet past and present New York Rangers players! Bronx Hunts Point Recreation

Recap and Review: Disney's Frozen and the Samsung Galaxy Note/Kids Tablet

This week Briana and I attended another great screening hosted by The Moms, this time for Disney’s Frozen. In addition to having the chance to see the movie before it hits theaters, we also got the chance to both meet Idinia Menzel(the voice of Queen Elsa in Frozen) and check out the new Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition and the Galaxy Tab 3 Kids Tablet. Before the movie began,

Light Up the Holidays at Bronx Terminal Market

On Thursday, November 14th at 6pm come Light Up the Holidays with Santa at Bronx Terminal Market! Enjoy a Holiday Lighting display throughout Bronx Terminal Market, ornament decorating with Home Depot, free hot chocolate, carols preformed by the Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club Chorus, 92.3NOW radio, and roaming entertainment from Big Apple Circus performing impressive juggling and tricks for all! All activities are free and open to the public. For any questions, please contact

Thriftin' in the Bronx

I’ve been a DIYer for as long as I can remember. The first summer I was old enough to stay home by myself, my mom put a card table in the middle of the living room where I gave all of my crafting products a home. That was the summer I discovered HGTV. In between watching MTV videos and the latest teeny bopper shows, I was watching Martha Stewart and

The Bronx through Google Glass

When Google announced that they were looking for participants interested to be a part of their Glass Explorer Program, Ruth Papazian decided that she would take a shot at becoming one of the first to test out the amazing new technology. During the launch of the program, hopeful participants were asked to let Google know what they would do with the wearable computer should they be picked. With a week

Volunteer Opportunities to help struggling readers

Reading Partners is a literacy nonprofit organization that connects passionate community members with struggling readers to help students build strong literacy skills, gain confidence, and discover a passion for reading. They are currently recruiting caring community members to participate in their Reading Partners volunteer tutoring programs. Currently there are three schools in the Bronx partnered with the program. If you are interested in volunteering, visit http://info.readingpartners.org/volunteer-in-new-york for more information.  

Event Recap: BXBTS

On the last Sunday of summer break, BronxMama along with Mommy’s Mingle hosted a Bronx Back to School (#BxBTS) picnic in the park. It was an event to get the kids together and have a day in the park full of good clean fun! The kids ran around in the sprinklers,  climbed the jungle gym and played some games from the book, Go Outside and Play from Kaboom. Each kid

Back to School in the Bronx

It’s August! You know what that means- back to school shopping is in full swing!  We’ve put together a fun back to school guide that highlights some well known stores in the Bronx, as well as places in NYC  that you might not think to go for some unique school supplies. Not only is it important to support your local mom and pop businesses, this guide also serves as a