Happenings

The First Spanish Language Weather Streaming Service Launches: The Weather Channel en Español

  Next year, Entertainment Studios and Local Now are launching the first Spanish language weather streaming service- The Weather Channel en Español. The channel will utilize the full resources of The Weather Channel — the number one weather network in the country. It will feature Spanish-speaking weather reporters and show hosts throughout the day on weekdays and weekends, with the weather reporters forecasting weather conditions in the U.S. and its territories such as Puerto

Things to Do During Midwinter Recess in the Bronx

Schools out! With kids off for the Lunar New Year and then Midwinter Recess starting Monday the 29th, the fun starts now. We’ve rounded up some suggestions of things to do, but you can always check our Event Calendar for more ideas. If you’re thinking about booking a last minute getaway, check out our travel section for some fun ideas there as well. First, on Friday head over to the

Beach Season Extended to September 10 in NYC

  Labor Day has came and went and the remainder of NYC kids are back in school Thursday. But being that summer isn’t officially over until September 22nd, the city beaches will once again be open an additional week- ending beach season on Sunday September 10th! You know what that means right? Let your boss know a much needed personal day is needed, grab that book you’ve been trying to

6 Things to Do During Labor Day Weekend in the Bronx

It’s been real Summer 16. As we celebrate the contributions and achievements of American workers, many also enjoy some much needed time off before it’s back to school. It’s a weekend to gather with family and friends and enjoy one last summer gathering before we’re planning pumpkin picking and Christmas shopping. Whether you’re enjoying a simple BBQ or looking to go and enjoy activities on the water, we’ve gathered a

12 Things to Do For Father's Day Weekend in the Bronx

Hit up the Hunt’s Point Fish Parade Saturday, June 18 Head over to Hunts Point Riverside Park where the parade begins, and up the streets of Hunts Point to the delight of revelers of all ages, and down to Barretto Point Park where the Summer Festival takes place. Enjoy arts, sports, live stage performances, health screenings, vendors and resource sharing at the festival. MORE INFO: www.thepoint.org/fishparade       Hit Up Turtle Cove for Mini Golf,

Taino's Santa Ride in the Bronx

On Sunday November 29th, over 70 Santas will make their way into the Bronx on motorcycles to raise funds for children in need in the Bronx. We’ve got the scoop on their route, so if you’re nearby, it’s a fun site for your little ones to see! What: Over 70 members of the Somos Tainos Motorcycle Club will make their annual pilgrimage from Westchester County to the Bronx in an

FireWorks at Orchard Beach 2015

Thursday, June 25th The event is free; open to the public and includes fun activities for the kids, such as magicians, balloon artists, music performances and much more. The event will begin at 6 p.m., with the eating contest starting at 7:45 p.m. and the fireworks show beginning at 9:20 p.m. This year, there will be two featured eating contests for 20 contestants. Whether it’s cannoli from Gino’s Pastry Shop

The Road to Casa Barilla:  August 23 – September 12

On Thursday, September 8th, Barilla will rev up its engines for the race to Casa Barilla! Five Barilla-branded FIAT cars will zip through the Bronx and visit a local Italian treasure. Drivers and brand ambassadors will hand out free tickets for entry into Casa Barilla to everyone who stops by, and the first five New Yorkers who check in with a Barilla car’s location via FourSquare at select locations will

Wave Hill Events

The garden landscape embodies the promise of rebirth—and loss—perhaps a uniquely appropriate setting for commemorating 9/11.  On this special weekend, “Wind Elegy”, as well as a special Family Art Project, offer families the opportunity to focus their thoughts and feelings on the anniversary.  With admission to the grounds waived all day Sunday, families will feel especially welcome. Then at the end of this week, the fall exhibition opens. Hive Culture, Honey Weekend in early

GROWNYC'S CLOTHING & TEXTILE RECYCLING COLLECTIONS

Each year the average New Yorker throws nearly 50 pounds of textiles such as old clothing, towels and shoes in the household trash. That adds up to almost 360 million pounds each year citywide. Help GROWNYC this year again by donating clean  and dry clothing, paired shoes, bedding, linens, hats, handbags, belts, fabric scraps 36″ x 36″ or larger and other textiles.  There are two events in the Bronx this year: