Drive-In Movies Coming to Orchard Beach

  Tribeca Film Festival is bringing 16 Drive-In Movies this summer to Orchard Beach. They’ll be playing everything from The Fast & The Furious to Selena. Tickets can be booked per car- and according to the website there will be restrooms and concessions available. No picnics or tailgating are allowed, and all attendees must show that they have a mask when arriving. Audio will be available via FM radio. To

Canoe on the Bronx River in the Amazing Bronx River Flotilla 2020

Registration is now open for the 21st Annual Bronx River Flotilla, a 5-mile paddle down the Bronx River! So grab some friends, form a team, and get ready to row! The purpose of the flotilla is to raise funds for the river- this year’s fundraising goal is $65,000! Be a part of the Bronx River Alliance’s goal to keep canoeing accessible to 1,000 Bronx youth and families. How does it

Holiday Lights at the Bronx Zoo + Discount Code

Holiday Lights is officially back at the Bronx Zoo! After years of hoping it would return, this year’s Holiday Lights is bigger, brighter, and greener than ever! The experience features thousands of lights, animal lanterns, animated sculptures, carolers, ice carving, a holiday train and more. Astor Court looks magical covered in lights, with a Christmas tree that displays fun animal themed animation- complete with sounds. There are both classical holiday

Family Camping with NYC Parks Urban Park Rangers

  The other day we had the chance to participate in family camping with the Urban Park Rangers in Van Cortlandt Park. This lottery based program gives families from NYC the chance to camp at different parks around the 5 boroughs. Families enjoy a campfire and other fun activities with the rangers, and tents are provided. We have tried a few times to win a spot and were finally chosen,

City of Water Day Bronx Events

Now in its 12th year, City of Water Day is a free harbor-wide day organized by the Waterfront Alliance and its partners to get people to, on, and in the water, and will be held this year on Saturday, July 13, 2019. Dozens of communities in New York and New Jersey will host their own City of Water Day events in celebration of our region’s 1,600 miles of coastline. In collaboration

5 Places to Enjoy a Spring or Summer Picnic in the Bronx

When it comes to dining outdoors, good views can come at a price. Unless you think outside of the box. So order a cute picnic basket and check out our favorite places in the Bronx to enjoy an impromptu picnic- just don’t forget the bubbly!     Ferry Point Park This is one of my favorite places to bring my hammock, our grill, and enjoy dinner on the water. With

Two Free Wellness Programs at Wave Hill this Fall

  So many of us experience a profound sense of wellbeing when visiting a garden. In fact, connecting visitors to nature in this and many other ways is central to Wave Hill’s mission as a public garden and cultural center. This fall, Wave Hill is offering free yoga and meditation programs so you can breathe deep—welcome the new season with 108 sun salutations on September 15, and clear your mind

Check Out These Eight New Sculptures in Starlight Park

  NYC Parks and the Bronx River Arts Center have put together a yearlong exhibition called “River Rising/Sube el Rio: An Exposition of Science, Art and Technology” in Starlight Park. Located at 177th Street and Devoe Avenue, the exhibit consists of eight sculptures by 15 artists informed by the 1918 Bronx International Exposition of Science, Arts and Industries, which took place on this same site 100 years ago. This is

NYC Pools Open Wednesday with New 'Cool Pools' in Each Borough

  All NYC public pools are officially open beginning on Wednesday, June 27th. The hours will be from 11am to 7pm with an hour pool cleaning between 3 and 4pm. This year, NYC Parks will also be debuting their new Cool Pools pilot program at a pool in each borough. For the Bronx, that pool is Mapes Pool in East Tremont. Prior to Cool Pools NYC, none of the pilot

Best Places for Sledding in the Bronx

  If you’re looking for some good spots to head to the next time it snows, we’ve rounded up a list of some recommended hills in the Bronx. We’ll continue to add to this list as more are suggested or we discover new places- so be sure to bookmark this post. Crotona Park -Fulton Avenue and Crotona Park North This is actually the Bronx location for NYC Park’s Snow Days- which

8 Places to Enjoy Fall Foliage in the Bronx

While we love taking road trips upstate to catch a glimpse of the changing leaves, the Bronx certainly has no shortage of fall foliage. So we’ve rounded up our list of favorite places in the borough to enjoy the beauty of fall- including some suggestions from our favorite Bronxites.   Wave Hill Photo: Wave Hill   Overlooking the Hudson Valley, Wave Hill is breathtaking in all seasons. Head over on

Enjoy Honey Weekend at Wave Hill

  This weekend, head to Wave Hill for a sweetly buzzy time! While we feature each weekend’s Family Art Project at Wave Hill on our event calendar, we wanted to share the full breakdown of this weekend’s events! SAT, August 19    Family Art Project: Be a Bee Join us for this classic Family Art Project. Outfit yourself with wings, antennae, a pollen cup and a kazoo to hum with. Buzz