the bronx

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

Register for Outdoor Music Classes in the Bronx

  Music Together: Heart and Beat Music just started their outdoor music classes for their Spring semester. In order to safely hold in-person classes, they are hosting classes in Van Cortlandt Park, Seton Park, Henry Hudson Park, Isham Park, and Healy Field.  Spring Dates run from March 15th to June 6th (12 weeks) and April 11th to May 30th (8 weeks), with Zoom options also available. Classes include: One 30

5 Ways to Incorporate the Bronx Zoo Into This School Year

Photo Credit: Julie Larsen Maher  ©WCS While this summer may have been unlike any other, if it has taught us one thing- it would be to appreciate what we have right in our backyard. Whether you’ve been spending time with family in your own private oasis or finding local destinations to explore, many of us can agree that we’ll be holding onto this mindset even when life returns to “normal.”

More Than A Book Club: Weekly Bronx Book Club Centers Around Social Issues

One Book Club in the Bronx is using their love of reading to highlight social issues faced in our borough. Aptly named One Book One Bronx, this book club is a community-centered book club that hosts weekly restorative conversations related to gentrification, social justice, women’s empowerment, and criminal justice. Launched in October 2018, reading selections reflect the racial, economic, and gender demographics of the Bronx and build bridges to engagement

Sedgwick Library to Host Comic Con

  Comic lovers get ready! On July 11th, the Sedgwick Library will host a Comic Con event for the entire family. Patrons can win prizes during their costume contest, learn about the latest in comics, graphic novels, anime, manga, video games, toys, movies, and television. They can play games, watch their favorite super heroes on screen, and read the newest comics that are coming soon to a library near you. See the

Lights, Camera, Action! York Studios Breaks Ground in the Boogie Down

By Pope Jackson Soundview – June 6th, 2017 The entertainment industry made a big move into the Bronx on Tuesday with the ground breaking of York Studios’ Michaelangelo Campus. A 10 acre lot off the Bruckner Expressway will be the spot of York’s $100 million dollar, 350,000 square foot production complex. Production will take place in two phases with the first phase expected to be complete by October 2018. The

7 Sing for Hope Pianos Will Be Located in the Bronx

  Sing for Hope will bring their renowned Sing for Hope (SFH) Pianos back to the streets of New York City this summer and 7 of those pianos can be found in the Bronx. From June 5-25, as a celebration of the work Sing for Hope does in communities year-round, 60 Sing for Hope Pianos will be placed in parks and public spaces in high traffic locations across all five

Bronx YMCA Offers Free Swim Lessons During Spring Break

As swim season approaches, the YMCA encourages children and parents in New York City to have their Best Summer Ever by exploring the many benefits of swimming, while also keeping safety top of mind. In the Y’s swim programs, participants can enjoy water sports, enhance or learn new techniques, meet new friends and develop confidence, while also learning safety skills that can save lives. As part of National Water Safety

Orqestra SCC Salsa Band at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center

Orquesta SCC, is a Salsa orchestra based in New York City. The band was formed in 2013 by founder, composer and conguero Jose Vazquez-Cofresi. Orquesta SCC, whose acronym stands for Salsa Con Conciencia (salsa music with conscience) have made it their mission to make music that benefits society in more ways than sound alone can achieve. ccc Orquesta (orchestra) SCC are made up of 11 pieces, making them a modern