Bronx kids get sneak peek of the Bronx Children's Museum

Recently, 25 students from a local Bronx school had a chance to preview the long awaited Bronx Children’s Museum alongside Bronx-native and long-time friend of the Museum U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor.  The children had the chance to explore the new space, which is slated to open to the public on December 3rd. They are currently putting the finishes touches on the museum- with weeks of testing and training educators

Experience Disney’s Mickey & Friends x CAMP An Extra Big Adventure

Calling all Disney lovers! We’ve shared the fun things happening at CAMP NYC stores before, but for the first time ever children and their families can visit for an exciting Disney experience! Starting on May 28, head over to the 5th Avenue CAMP store for Disney’s Mickey & Friends x CAMP: An Extra Big Adventure. Enjoy this larger-than-life play experience where families can climb, zip, slide, bounce, dance and work

Win a shopping spree at this outdoor mall in the Bronx

The Shops at Marble Hill (formerly River Plaza) is an outdoor mall spanning the block of 225th street near Broadway and the Major Deegan. The mall features Target, Mashalls, Applebees, Footlocker, Planet Fitness, and more. To celebrate its new name, we are partnering with The Shops at Marble Hill to gift one lucky winner and their friend a shopping spree package which includes: $50 Target Gift Card  $50 Marshalls Gift

Registration Open for Spring Classes at Bronx River Art Center

For Spring 2022, BRAC offers in person classes in Cartooning, Drawing, Painting, Textile Art and Crochet, Ceramics, Printmaking, Mixed-Media Painting, and in hybrid mode (online and onsite) Digital Illustration and Digital Animation for children, youth, teens, adults and families. Spring 2022 registration will take place until April 23rd through Eventbrite with an Early Bird discount special of 10% off through March 26th. Most classes will be held on-site at the Bronx River Art Center, with sessions taking

New PBS Series Alma's Way Set in the Bronx

ALMA’S WAY, a new animated series from Fred Rogers Productions, premiered on October 4th. The series is created by the Bronx’s own Sonia Manzano, beloved by generations as “Maria” on Sesame Street. About the show: Inspired by Manzano’s own childhood, ALMA’S WAY centers on 6-year-old Alma Rivera, a proud, confident Puerto Rican girl who lives in the Bronx with her family among a diverse group of close-knit friends and community members. Infused with Manzano’s

Bronx Community Foundation Searching for an Executive Director

The Bronx Community Foundation is seeking to fill their Executive Director position. The Bronx Community Foundation is the first and only community foundation in The Bronx, solely dedicated to delivering resources to the entirety of the borough. The Foundation supports, works alongside and uplifts organizations already doing great work in The Bronx. The Executive Director of The Bronx Community Foundation will have the incredible opportunity to work with Bronxites and

Things to do in Hunts Point in the Bronx

If you’re looking to explore more Bronx neighborhoods, consider adding Hunts Point to your list. Once home to the Wecquaesgeek, a Munsee-speaking band of Wappinger people, it was then colonized and eventually became home to some of the city’s elite- including a family member of the infamous Tiffany & Co. Then industrial expansion took place, and it is now home to one of the largest food distribution facilities in the world. Here are

Information on New York's Upcoming Election

Citywide primary elections are taking place on Tuesday, June 22, 2021. Head out to the polls to vote for for Mayor, Public Advocate, Comptroller, Borough Presidents, and City Council. You can also vote early from June 12-22. If you requested an absentee ballot, you have until June 22nd to return your ballot. You can find your early poll site here. You can find your Election Day poll site here. You

Spring Break at the Bronx Zoo + Special Bronx Zoo Membership Promo Code for Bronxmama Readers

  I think we can all agree that this year, Spring Break can’t come soon enough. Children and parents deserve a week free of Google Meet schedules in exchange for time spent outdoors. While we might not be planning our usual trips just yet, there are still plenty of things to do locally to enjoy. And the great part about being in the Bronx is that we have the Bronx

The Bronx Celebrates 20+ Years of the Ferragosto Feast on Arthur Avenue

As a long-standing Italian holiday that recognizes the end of the harvest season and is an opportunity to enjoy the fruits of those labors, the Belmont BID will host the annual Ferragosto Celebration on Sunday, September 8th from 12 pm to 6 pm. While Ferragosto typically takes place on August 15th in Italy, the BID hosts the annual event in the fall to take advantage of the cooler weather. Visitors

Bronx Week 2019 Calendar

  The official Bronx Week calendar has been released! Of course, we’re excited that our upcoming Mom’s Nite Out event is featured- but be sure to check out the full schedule of events and celebrate all things Bronx! See the full schedule at www.ilovethebronx.com.

NYC Ferry Bringing Throggs Neck Stop to the Bronx

Yes!! We’re so happy to hear that NYC Ferry has officially announced there will be a Throggs Neck stop (sorry, we’re still spelling it with 2 g’s) along the Bronx ferry route. The stop isn’t slated to open until 2021, but we are so happy that they have been listening to the suggestions of Bronxites. The new stop will be at Ferry Point Park. See the route below: For more