Outer Boroughs and Local Fun

Last Days of Summer Giveaway #1

Yo Gabba Gabba Live! Get the Sillies Out at Madison Square Garden Day 1 of our Last Days of Summer Giveaway is a Family 4-pack of tickets to see Yo Gabba Gabba Live! Get the Sillies out at Madison Square Garden! Yo Gabba Gabba! Live! Get the Sillies Out heads to The Theater at Madison Square Garden on Friday, November 30 through Sunday, December 2, 2012. The sillies are crazy little creatures that

BronxMama Fave: Stinkykids

You know we love our Stinkykids! Below is the info for StinkyKids the Musical and it’s current run at the Riverside Theatre: “STINKYKIDS THE MUSICAL” MOVES TO RIVERSIDE THEATRE July 7th – September 8th Saturdays at 1pm The Riverside Theatre 91 Claremont Avenue at 120th Street Vital Theatre Company is pleased to announce the extension of STINKYKIDS THE MUSICAL, awarded 2012 BEST FAMILY SHOW by the Off Broadway Alliance, with

Even More Stinky Kids!

Good news- Stinky Kids The Musical has been extended! The award-winning Vital Theatre Company is pleased to announce the extension of STINKYKIDS, THE MUSICAL, with book and lyrics by Sammy Buck, music by Daniel S. Acquisto with direction by Tim Drucker, based on the books by Britt Menzies. Performances will be May 12th, 19th and 26th at 1pm at Theatre 80. Tickets start at $25. The show is appropriate for

Make NYC Your Gym

NYC Department of Health has started their BeFitNYC initiative. Essentially, BeFitNYC aims to connect New Yorkers and encourage a healthy, active lifestyle using our fair city as one big gym.  To kick things off, the Department of Health has put together an infographic depicting stats about the average New Yorker’s health, activity level and some great ways to get healthier in and around the city. Their Bronx event this week

Mini Designers

Posted by: Nicole A few weeks ago Briana and I were invited to an event during fashion week to check out Fashion Playtes– a line where girls can design their clothes themselves. I was excited to check it out and see what Briana would come up with. The whole process is pretty cool- you start with a template and add details as you go. Briana ended up designing a dress

More Great Deals

BronxMama loves sharing deals with everyone! For some cool date nights or nights out with friends-in or outside the Bronx- Travel Zoo is always a good source to check out. They recently let me try one of their deals at a Sake Bar downtown-and we loved it! Check out my posting here.

Outside the Bronx: Blue Man Group

BronxMama readers, check out this 15% disc0unt code for Blue Man Group, playing at Astor Place Theatre until May 1st. Visit ticketmaster.com, the Astor Place Theatre Box Office, or call 1.800.BLUEMAN ENTER OR MENTION THE CODE NEWBLUE WHILE ORDERING. *Blackout dates may apply, not valid for Fridays or Saturdays

Outside the Bronx: Fully Charged!

A few weeks ago I told you guys about Fully Charged- “A safety initiative — undertaken by NYC regional office of Feld Entertainment, producers of the 141st Edition of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey (not-so-coincidentally titled “Fully Charged”) — to reach out to everyone everywhere to make sure that the batteries in your smoke detectors are — yes, FULLY CHARGED.”  (Hope you became a fan on Facebook!). Well, Bronxmama


Formerly an annual event held in Vermont, this two-day tournament will be apparating to the Big Apple this year. The tournament, best described as “a cross between the Super Bowl and a medieval festival,” will take place at Dewitt Clinton Park at 52nd Street and 11th Avenue in Manhattan on November 13th and 14th, just one day before the New York premiere of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows: Part

Costume Swap and more! October 30th

NOTE: This is outside of the Bronx, but BronxMama wanted to share! Putting an earth-friendly twist on Halloween Eve, families will be treated to a free afternoon of green-themed holiday festivities at the World Financial Center’s Screamin’ Green Halloween on Saturday, October 30th. Adorned with giant, 30-foot high figures of a scarecrow, witch, and skeleton, the spectacular Winter Garden will be the setting for a fun-filled afternoon featuring everything from