summer

Five Places in the Bronx to Enjoy Boozy Summer Drinks

By Tyler Shanley As summer creeps closer, New Yorkers are out on the prowl looking for new and exciting restaurants to satisfy their thirst. Here are some of the best restaurants in the Bronx if you’re looking for a refreshing, but boozy drink for the summertime. Freezy’s at The Bronx Public The Bronx Public is a popular, modern bar/restaurant located in none other than the Bronx. Whether you are a

Summer Favorites from Avon

  While we’ve had a few beach days so far, the last day of NYC public schools is tomorrow and that means it is officially summer in the city. So as you stock up on sun screen and big floppy hats, also remember to nourish your skin before and after you hit the sand.  To help you, we’ve partnered up with Avon to share some of their latest summer products

Summer STEM Series: Annedroids

This is a sponsored post.     While the summer is a nice break from testing and nightly homework, it’s still important to keep young minds engaged. This doesn’t mean you have to create tedious lesson plans and miss out on outdoor fun- the opportunity to learn is everywhere. Think of a topic in school and there is a way to turn any summer setting into the classroom. Summer is

Summer Must Haves: The Essentials

  Over the next week or so we will be sharing some of our summer must haves for moms, baby, travel, and more. First, we’re sharing some basic must haves to kick off the summer…   1. Avocado and Coconut Oil from The Vitamin Shoppe While winter is known for making skin dry, it’s still important to hydrate skin and hair during the summer- especially with salt water and chlorine

Summer Camps and Afterschool Programs in the Bronx

Looking for summercamp and summer programs in the Bronx? We’ve compiled a list of camps and programs that have been sent our way over the years. Please connect with the camp directly for more information and to confirm accuracy. 2021 Update: Please check with camp/program organizers for updated information for this summer due to the pandemic. NYC public schools are currently offering the Summer Rising program- open to all NYC

Summer 2013 in the Bronx

This post is updated from last year. Have something to add? Let us know! Summer is here! While you might already have some awesome summer plans, there are still lots of things going on locally this summer for those days you don’t want to go far. Since we can’t list every single day’s events, here is a list of places plus websites with calendars and events for you to check

Last Days of Summer Giveaway #1

Yo Gabba Gabba Live! Get the Sillies Out at Madison Square Garden Day 1 of our Last Days of Summer Giveaway is a Family 4-pack of tickets to see Yo Gabba Gabba Live! Get the Sillies out at Madison Square Garden! Yo Gabba Gabba! Live! Get the Sillies Out heads to The Theater at Madison Square Garden on Friday, November 30 through Sunday, December 2, 2012. The sillies are crazy little creatures that

Keeping Kids Academically Engaged in the Summer

By: Marilyn Urena Rincon 3rd grade ESL teacher, Bronx, NY ​Teachers are reflecting on this school year and wondering what they can do better next year. Parents are scrambling to figure out daycare or camps for the summer. Students are fatigued from testing and are ready for summer fun. It’s that time of year again! Some parents are lucky enough to get their children into summer camps and programs that

This summer at Fancy Feet Dance Studio

Are you looking for something fun to do this SUMMER for you and your child. Fancy Feet Dance Studio offers all kinds of classes that will thrill and excite you. You’ll find classes like Zumba, and Jazz/Hip Hop for you and Jazz/ Hip Hop, Ballet, Tap, and Dance Summer Fun which includes ballet, tap, gymnastics and crafts for 3-6 yrs olds. Fancy Feet also offers a Summer Performing Arts Day

Wave Hill Events Jul 29-Aug 05

The gardens are humming with creative energy, from the bees to the birds – like the sparrow family building a nest outside my window –  to the spectacular summer landscape, dotted here and there with visitors, junior and more senior, engaged by its beauty. A typical week in heaven!