New app series highlights Bronx businesses, landmarks and neighborhoods

Let’s go Yankees! The Yankee’s own YES App has launched Bronx Beat, a new series that gives behind-the-scenes looks at some of the Bronx’s best-known institutions and hidden gems including small businesses, parks, landmarks and neighborhoods.  Bronx Beat episodes will also appear on the Yankee Stadium scoreboard throughout the season.  Bronx Beat highlights the borough’s diverse cultural offerings, world class arts and entertainment influences and unique culinary contributions, as well as the multitude of

Celebrating Mother's Day in the Bronx

Mother’s Day Weekend Garden Party May 13 & 14, 2023 11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. | New York Botanical Garden Head to the New York Botanical Garden on Saturday and Sunday for live music, games, picnicking and more. www.nybg.org Movie Under the Stars: DC League of Super-Pets May 13, 2023 8:00 p.m | Yolanda Garcia Park, Melrose Ave & East 159th st Grab a chair or blanket and head to Yolanda Garcia

How to celebrate Bronx Week 2023

It’s that time of year again! Bronx Week! Each year, the Bronx kicks off a celebration of community events that ends with the induction ceremony for the Bronx Walk of Fame and the infamous Bronx Ball. Bronx Week 2023 runs from May 8 through 21. The celebration will include everything from senior activities, small business networking, family, health, finance, and more. Bronxites can head to Woodlawn Cemetery for an evening of silent

Spring events at Pelham Bay Park in the Bronx

Art for All ChildrenSunday, May 21 and June 4, 12 pm – 2pmPlayground for All Children, Pelham Bay Park Create art in the park with artist iLovieNY! Join Lovie for a fun, free project under the gazebo. Photography Tour with JeanneSaturday, May 20, 12pm, Orchard Beach Nature Center Saturday, June 10 , 12 pm, Playground for All Children, Pelham Bay Park Join our Friend photographer Jeanne for a guided walk

Ways to enjoy Spring at the Bronx Zoo + membership discount

For most NYC kids, trips to the Bronx Zoo are simply part of childhood. Whether it be school field trips, family outings in the summer, or with a membership- almost all kids have memories of the Bronx Zoo. And for my youngest daughter Gia, she’s been lucky enough to visit the zoo with the same group of friends since she was a baby. It feels like just yesterday we were

Where to find Easter specialties in Bronx Little Italy

If you are looking for classic Italian specialties in the Bronx, be sure to head to Arthur Avenue- the real Little Italy. There you’ll find everything from Easter bread to pizza rustica for all of your Easter needs. Here’s what you can find: For more information, visit www.bronxlittleitaly.com.

Titanic Tour in the Bronx

Did you know that Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx is the final resting place to more Titanic passengers than any other site in the United States? Each year the cemetery hosts trolley tours on their grounds highlighting important figures who are buried in the over 400 acre cemetery, showcasing their beautiful landscape, and more. On Saturday April 15 and Sunday April 16, Woodlawn’s Director of Historical Services Susan Olsen is

Mall at Bay Plaza launches this year's Bronx Entrepreneurial Scholarship

The Mall at Bay Plaza is now accepting applications for the 2023 Bronx Entrepreneurial Scholarship Foundation. The scholarship is offered to young accomplished students who are college-bound high school seniors and based on demonstrated academic achievement, financial need, and an express interest in entrepreneurship and/or business. The students eligible for assistance must be Bronx residents and must be graduating high school seniors who have been accepted into an accredited four-year

5 things to do during winter recess in the Bronx

While it hasn’t felt much like winter, NYC public schools are closed from February 20 to February 24 for mid-winter recess. If you haven’t made plans to escape the city, we’ve got you covered with some fun ideas to stay busy during mid-winter recess in the Bronx. Celebrate Kids Week with NYC Parks Every year, you can bring your kids to parks throughout the city for Kids Week during the break.

Bronx photographer offers special Valentine's Day photos

Looking for a unique way to show your love this Valentine’s Day? Photographer Richard Rosario is offering up a fun Valentine’s Day photo package at his studio in the Bronx. His Throggs Neck studio is currently decorated for the special occasion with three separate sets- two fun playful and colorful sets, and a cozy neutral set. So grab your partner or children to capture the love- or enjoy a little

2023 NYC Restaurant Week in the Bronx

NYC Restaurant Week is once again underway and there are some participating Bronx restaurants. While we wish there were more restaurants in the Bronx participating, now is your chance to show support and take advantage of these great deals. NYC Restaurant Week offers are available Monday through Friday, with some restaurants offering Sunday menus as well. The list of Bronx restaurants participating in the 2023 NYC Restaurant Week is below:

How to join a community board in the Bronx

Interested in getting more involved in your community? Ever consider joining your local community board in the Bronx? The first-ever digital Community Board application is live and available in both English and Spanish. The new application is easy and accessible. Everyone is encouraged to apply – community boards should reflect the diversity of our borough! Bronxites as young as 16 can join to join. You must be a New York City resident