fall 2014

Halloween Fun at the Haunted Pumpkin Garden

By: Nicole Perrino I often say that we should take some weekends from a month we don’t really need and add them to October. So many fun fall events and places to visit to cram into 4 weekends! One tradition my family has taken part in since my oldest was born is the Haunted Pumpkin Garden at the New York Botanical Garden. The Children’s Adventure Garden is already such a

This Weekend at Wave Hill

SAT, OCTOBER 11   FAMILY ART PROJECT: TEDDY BEAR CATERPILLARS Legend has it that the sections of a woolly bear caterpillar can be used to forecast the coming winter weather. Adorn a sock puppet with fur, yarn, hair and button eyes to make your own cuddly, teddy bear caterpillar pal—and make your own weather predictions. Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon. WAVE HILL HOUSE, 10AM‒1PM   SAT, OCTOBER 11    NATURE PRESENTATION:

Our Favorite Pick-Your-Own Farms Near the Bronx

  The Bronx may be a part of the 5 boroughs, but we’re also the only borough connected to the mainland. This means when fall comes around and it’s time to find a fun farm to visit- we’ve got an abundance to choose from that are just an easy ride north. We’re sharing our personal favorites for apple and pumpkin picking. Note: We’ve updated this list and took off some places

DIY Costume Ideas

Store bought costumes can be cute, but we have all seen some amazing homemade costumes that take the cake. Not only are DIY costumes usually more creative and have more detail than the ones you buy, they can be a LOT cheaper too. And when you have Halloween events all month long, it’s a great way to create a different look for each spooktacular event you partake in. We got