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100 unique things to do in the Bronx in 2024

New year, new Bronx bucket list. We’ve published our 100 Things to Do list over the years, and it’s always so much fun to share some of our favorite places to visit in the Bronx. The Bronx is full of hidden gems, the largest park in New York City, lots of history, and plenty of yummy food spots. So if you want to get out and explore more of the

Three reasons we love Holiday Lights at the Bronx Zoo

Every year around this time I get asked the same question, “is Holiday Lights at the Bronx Zoo worth it?” By now our followers know that I love working with the Bronx Zoo to be able to share promo codes to ensure everyone can experience their exciting events or take advantage of having a zoo right in our backyard. But I love that they know they can still count on

What to expect at the NEW Pumpkin Nights at the Bronx Zoo + promo code

If you haven’t heard, a new nighttime family Halloween event is coming to the Bronx Zoo this fall! We already loved making Boo at the Zoo a part of our fall lineup each year, and now we are excited to check out this new experience that takes place select evenings. We already know this is going to be a fun memory for the whole family. Here’s everything you need to

Fireworks at Orchard Beach in the Bronx

There’s one chance a year to hit up Orchard Beach in the Bronx to catch fireworks! On Thursday June 29, head to Orchard Beach for The Bronx Fireworks Extravaganza. The fireworks will take place around 9pm, with music and entertainment taking place beginning at 5pm. The Orchard Beach fireworks are an annual tradition and a fun way to celebrate the end of the school year and kick off summer! Enjoy

Free tickets to Bronx Day Celebration of Juneteenth at the New York Botanical Garden

The New York Botanical Garden is offering complimentary tickets to Bronx residents on Saturday June 17th in celebration of Juneteenth, There will be food, music, arts and crafts, and more. Advance tickets and proof of residency are required. This summer, experience the seductive beauty of gardens through the eyes of celebrated contemporary artist Ebony G. Patterson during …things come to thrive…in the shedding…in the molting… Known for her lavishly detailed mixed media

The Feast of Saint Anthony in the Bronx

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Bronx’s annual Feast of Saint Anthony is here! The feast will take place starting Wednesday June 7 through Sunday, June 11. There will be live entertainment, food, games and rides daily. The event will take place on East 187th St between Arthur Ave and Beaumont Ave and Crescent Ave from Cambreleng Ave to Belmont Ave. There will be music, amusements, rides- and of course the best

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.