It’s almost Valentine’s Day and this year it falls on a Tuesday, which means most themed activities are taking place the weekend before and leading up to February 14. The four days gives us more options to top last year’s plans with grander gestures like taking a stroll through the Botanical Gardens to learn about aphrodisiac plants before enjoying an expert-led chocolate discussion and tasting, or attending a romantic salsa concert with.. Read More
2nd Annual Vision Board Brunch!
A vision board is a collage representing things you would like to attract to your life. You cut pictures and phrases out of magazines, and include your own photos in your collage. You glue images and words onto poster board and place it somewhere you can see it on a regular basis. Then you watch as the magic happens!
- Bring a magazine and join us for a day of people empowering each other with their vision and uplifting stories.
- Supplies and a light brunch provided by Havana Cafe are included.
- **You will also receive an angel card reading to bless your new year.**
Celebrate the new year with like minded individuals, while mentally and spiritually planning for the year ahead.
When: Saturday, January 28 from 11AM – 3PM
Where: Confetti located at 3190 Westchester Avenue
Admission: $25 Click here to purchase
New Year, new you. Whether that means deleting unflattering photos (or followers) because you’re not the same person you were six minutes ago let alone one year ago or you’re under reconstruction complete with a new body, new job, and new goals, the new you might want new places to go, things to buy, and tastes to sample. So here are our picks for what the new you should be up on.. Read More
Morton’s, STK, Peter Luger, and Jake’s? All praise-worthy steakhouses but you’ll find the last of the four off of the final stop along the 1 train route uptown. Jake’s Steakhouse, located at 6032 Broadway, has been a fixture in Riverdale for 15 years. What it lacks in exposure on media’s annually recreated New York City listicles, it makes up for with a great view of Van Cortlandt Park, cozy atmosphere, and well-done.. Read More
“Join us for a warm, cozy cannoli class inside Egidio’s, a 104-year old Italian bakery in the Bronx’s Arthur Avenue neighborhood.”
Over the course of this class you will learn:
- How to make authentic ricotta cannoli cream
- How to make cannoli shells from scratch using historic cannoli rollers that have belonged to Egidio’s since it opened.
- How to fry the cannoli shells and then stuff them
Class also includes:
- Warm focaccia bread hot of the oven
- Salame, cheeses and other finger foods to enjoy during class
- A souvenir apron to take home
- A box of your freshly made cannoli to take home
When: Sunday, January 15, 2017
Where: Egidio Pastry Shop at 622 E 187th St
Click here to purchase tickets.
“As part of the 15th Annual Coquito Masters competition, contestants bring in their version of coquito, a traditional coconut-based Puerto Rican holiday drink, and you become the judge to see who goes on to the 2016 New York finals! ID required to taste and vote. Presented by the International Coquito Federation.” – Bronx Museum of Arts
When: Friday, December 9 from 6:30pm – 9pm
Where: Bronx Museum of Arts at 1040 Grand Concourse
Contact: Debbie Quinones at firstname.lastname@example.org
While some people are prepping to pass the plates around their tables this holiday, we’re sharing a few Thanksgiving quotes from the Bronx residents who know and love food. Check out Thanksgiving quotes from 7 Bronx foodies below. “If I were a Thanksgiving dish I would definitely be the stuffing! I’m constantly busy since I get involved with what my friends say is too many things. But I’m also warm and a.. Read More
“Please join us as we celebrate the grand opening of Gun Hill Tavern, our first satellite location, this Saturday, November 19th from 1pm – 1am. Located at 780 East 133rd Street in the Bronx, GHT will have 20 draft lines (14 Gun Hill beers, 4 beers from other NY breweries, and 2 NY ciders), an all NYS spirits and wine list, and a full kitchen. We will be open 7 days a week. Be sure to follow @gunhilltavern on social media, and check out gunhilltavern.com.” – Gun Hill Brewing Company
As the landscape of the South Bronx continues to change, news of openings in the area can be viewed with wide-eyed excitement and narrow-eyed vigilance. In the case of La Grata, the latest venture by Somerset Hospitality Group, both might apply. However, La Grata Pizzeria, located at 136 Alexander Ave in Port Morris, promises to be affordable and accessible to locals, with hires from the community like Monroe College students. When they opened their.. Read More