Our moms are everything to us—borderline superwomen. They’re walking encyclopedias of all the things that can kill you or make you go blind. They hold the Guinness World Record for most threats made with a single look. They push us to work hard even to do the impossible like shutting up and eating our food. They can even tell the future. It turns out no, life isn’t fair; yes, someone did end.. Read More
There’s a lot to do this weekend for Super Bowl 51— whether your team made it or not. This Super Bowl Sunday, pick a side, pick a place, and sling unfounded insults at the opposing side’s supporters like they voted for Trump. Re-hydrate yourself with discounted brews, fuel up on classic game day foods like wings and sliders, and repeat. If you want to avoid the football mania, there are some things to.. Read More
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
“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 email@example.com
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
If you’re still making plans this Halloween, we scared up all the places to be and things to do uptown. Craft your own Halloween bar party crawl or stalk out one of the other fun attractions below! Bars Mott Haven Bar & Grill Open Mic Halloween Charles Bar & Kitchen Hallows Bash Saturday, Oct 29 Barcelona Bites Walking Dead Halloween Party EVO Lounge Dead Halloween Blackstone.. Read More
Snap Dogs aren’t your standard wieners, which means celebrating National Hot Dog Day calls for more than just a free frank.
For National Hot Dog Day July 23, Snap Dog is giving away a FREE pair of Chuck Taylor sneakers branded with their art.
To win the custom kicks, enter on Instagram. Contest ends July 23 11:59pm.
It’s almost Valentine’s Day 2016. If that means something to you, congratulations! If it doesn’t, at least it’s another excuse to dine out, right? Couples and foodies with benefits should definitely take advantage of the great deals for dinner and drinks that some Bronx businesses and orgs are offering this V-day. There are boozy paint parties and a hip hop show for those with artsy inclinations. Romantic dinners for 2 if.. Read More
Milly’s Corner on Longwood Ave burned down on New Year’s Day. The Hunts Point restaurant has only been open for a year and did not have anyone in it at the time of the fire, which also spread to a neighboring building. [News 12]
Zaro’s Bakery closed the doors of its Parkchester location for good on December 28, 2015 after 56 years. Zaro’s says the landlord refused to renew their lease only weeks before, though the landlord denies this claim. And no one has confirmed whether the rumors of Zaro’s replacement by larger food chain Boston Market is true. Zaro’s has several other locations around New York City. [Welcome2TheBronx]
A lot of families rely on the kindness of the community and others to get through the holidays. Baldor Speciality Foods in Hunts Point provided 500 family meal kits to feed over 2,000 people last month in their section of The Bronx where many live below or barely above the poverty line. [The Produce News]
People weren’t the only ones benefiting from the kindness of the community this past holiday season. The Animal Care Centers of New York City’s Community Dogs Program set up a Fordham food pantry just before Christmas to feed four-legged family members. It’s now open 7 days a week. [News 12]