Fall on the Bronx River

Photo: Bronx River Alliance The beautiful views of fall seen from the Bronx River should be one of the outdoor activities you cross off your Autumn bucket list. Check out the Bronx River Alliance’s calendar for upcoming events and be sure to head over to www.bronxriver.org for more info.   [pdf-embedder url=”https://www.bronxmama.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/2016-Fall-Calendar-legal.pdf” title=”2016-fall-calendar-legal”]

Four Ways to Experience the Bronx River

  Looking for some ways to get out on the water this summer? The Bronx River Alliance gives Bronxites and visitors of our borough several opportunities to experience paddles on the Bronx River. From free community paddles to trips on the river, check out some ways to experience the only fresh water river in NYC.   1. Community Paddles These rides are short, FREE, first-come-first-served trips that take place throughout

Summer Bucket List: Bronx Edition

  As we say farewell to June and jump into July, the sand starts to empty from our summer hourglass. What seems like plenty of time to create memories is really only 10 weekends to make the best of summer vacation. While we could easily spend each day sitting by the pool or at the beach, there’s plenty of fun to be had on dry land as well. We’ve compiled

NYC Parks Bronx Pools Open Today

Photo: Floating Pool in Hunts Point via Mommy Poppins It’s officially summertime in the Bronx! School finished yesterday, and the free outdoor pools open today all over the city. So grab your bathing suit, your lock, and head to your nearest public pool. Below is a list of Bronx outdoor pool locations and some quick tips to know before you go. What You Should Know: Bathing suits are required to

Timberland Helps Restore Community Garden in the Bronx

  Last week 100+ volunteers from Timberland and its partners kicked off a five-year commitment to create and restore outdoor spaces- and their first stop was here in the Bronx. The project kicked off in the South Bronx in partnership with local non-profit GrowNYC, dedicated to transforming the United We Stand garden, a 32,000 sq. ft. space in the Mott Haven neighborhood.   The United We Stand garden was once four community

Summer Must Haves: Baby and Toddler

  Continuing with our Summer Must Haves series, here’s a look at some of our favorites for baby and toddler.   1. FUEL Snack Containers Make life easier this summer with the many snack and meal containers from Trudeau’s FUEL line. From bento boxes to snack n dip containers, there is a solution to every summer food option. And it’s all in the details- their salad container comes complete with

Summer Outdoor Movies in the Bronx| 2016

Once again the good folks at DNA Info have made a list of outdoor movies this summer in NYC. To make it easy, we’ve include their Bronx entries along with ones that we have found to bring you this list. Keep checking back as new movies are added. Also, be sure to check the source for updates when it comes to rain cancellations or rescheduling.   Thursday, May 12 ►

Nature Club Celebration at the Bronx Zoo

If you follow us along on social media, then you know that myself and my daughters have been a part of a fun nature club program at the Bronx Zoo for two seasons now. Once a month we meet up at the zoo for some unplugged outdoor fun. The kids love it, and sadly the season is once again coming to an end. To celebrate the fun, we are having

This Week at Wave Hill

  SAT, APRIL 30    FAMILY ART PROJECT: BUDS, BUDS, BUDS Explore some of Wave Hill’s many budding trees and observe the myriad shapes and sizes of these flowery beginnings. Visit and sketch trees nearby. Then, using a wooden base, paper and a variety of natural materials, make your own free-standing, fully budding sculptural tree. Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon. Arbor Week event. WAVE HILL HOUSE,