Clean Eating with the Nutri Ninja® with Auto-iQ™and Smooth Boost™ Technology

      By: Eric Katechis Earlier last month I decided to take on a big challenge and lifestyle change. The annual Greek Orthodox fast was coming up and while I’m not exactly staunch when it comes to fasting, I decided it was the perfect time to take on a no-meat challenge. Before I began, I did some research on some possible appliances to not only get me through the fast, but

What the NYC Department of Health Wants You to Know About the Zika Virus

As the temperatures drop in NY, many New Yorkers visit warmer climates to escape the cold. Now, our Health Department has been working closely with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to educate those traveling about Zika-the mosquito-borne illness prevalent in Mexico, the Caribbean, Central and South America. Take a look at what the New York City Department of Health has shared with us about the virus and what

Nearby: It's A Wonderful Life

  The Jacob Burns Film Center in Pleasantville, New York will screen the Christmastime family favorite It’s a Wonderful Life many times during the Christmas season. Please log onto: https://burnsfilmcenter.org/booking/its-a-wonderful-life/ for dates, times, to purchase tickets, and for other details. Tickets are also available at the box office which is open at noon on weekdays and 11:00 am of weekends. The Jacob Burns Film Center is located at 364 Manville

Holiday Fun: Things to do in the Bronx for the Holidays

Tis the season! Although we hate the cold, the holidays seem to warm everything up! We’ve compiled a list of Holiday Happenings in the Bronx- keep checking back as we continue to add more events to the list.   Holiday Train Show at the New York Botanical Garden NOV. 21 2015—JAN. 18 2016 Enchanting model trains zip through a display of 150 landmarks, each re-created with bark, leaves, and other

Eye on Style with AC Lens

 A couple of weeks ago BronxMama joined AC Lens for an exclusive look at top trends for the season.  After sitting down for a presentation about AC Lens and all they have to offer we got to check out what Stylist Allison Berlin was able to put together with different eye wear options and then watched a whimsical Fairy make up demo by make up artist Erin Williams using colored Halloween Contacts by AC

Nearby: Great Jack O'Lantern Blaze

If you haven’t already been, it’s time to cross the Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze off your Fall Bucket list! For some, this is even an annual tradition- and it’s such a cool experience. Less than away from the Bronx, head over to Van Cortlandt Manor in Croton-on-Hudson to see over 7,000 individually hand carved illuminated jack o lanterns in this walk through experience. Perfect for all ages, it’s also a great Friday night

Entertaining with Peapod + Giveaway!

If you haven’t already heard- Peapod, Stop and Shop’s delivery service, just expanded their coverage in the 5 boroughs. Just in time for those upcoming summer BBQs or basic shopping lists that allow you to spend more outdoor time with family and loved ones. To celebrate, we had some fun hosting a dinner party with friends- and are including YOU in on the fun by giving away a $100 gift

Review: Hyundai Elantra Sport

We recently spent a week with the 2015 Hyundai Elantra Sport.  FIRST IMPRESSIONS From first look at the exterior, we loved the sleek look of the Black Elantra Sport. The inside was just as impressive, with leather seats and a great modern dashboard. The silver accents throughout the exterior and interior really kept up with the new and modern design. INTERIOR Trim options for the Elantra include gray, beige, and

Easter in the Bronx 2015

March 14th     Easter Bunny Arrives at Bay Plaza Mall Plus activities on the first first day of his arrival. Easter Bunny will be available for photos on Level 1 Center Court.  March 28th       Brew Build a Basket Join Brew Coffee House for this FREE event. Bring in 4 hard boiled eggs to decorate and let your little ones pick out their own Easter basket. RSVP

Mid-Winter Recess Roundup

Looking for things to do during the break from school? Don’t go stir crazy, check out our recommendations:   Carla Hall’s Culinary Kids Week at the New York Botanical Garden February 16–22, 10 a.m.–3 p.m. A week full of culinary events for kids at NYBG.  As part of the Garden’s Edible Academy initiative, join NYBG and Carla Hall for a family-friendly, weeklong festival celebrating the relationships among plants, farms, and

Salute to Wildlife Ice Carving Week at the Bronx Zoo

Have you ever visited The Bronx Zoo in the wintertime? If not, here are a few reasons you should: 1. The cold weather draws less crowds in the winter, giving you and your family a front row seat to the animals. 2. It’s great to explore nature and the animals in their winter habitats. With the help of a zoo membership, spending an hour or so walking around the zoo