Green Living

Growing the urban forest
Creciendo el bosque urbano

New York City's landscape is about to get much greener. This spring, the New York Restoration Project (NYRP) will...
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Talking the Bronx 03.12.14
Hablando del Bronx 03.12.14

Wave Hill Garden invites you to create your own tabletop landscape with Assistant Director of Public Programs Laurel Rimmer on Sat., Mar. 15th.
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I Love the Bronx: Catalyst
Amo el Bronx: Catalizador

El lunes 10 de marzo, el programa catalizador de Partnerships for Parks realizó un taller titulado "Diálogos catalizadores: comunidades construyendo...
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A Mighty Machine
Una máquina poderosa

Why a simple click you can help students from the South Bronx continue their mission of providing sustainable solutions to combat food insecurity.
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“Not a typical office building”

“No es un típico edificio de oficinas”

“No es un típico edificio de oficinas”

Trouble is brewing on both sides of the Hudson.A towering structure proposed by LG Electronics is getting a lot of push back from elected officials...
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I Love the Bronx: Speak Up
Amo el Bronx: Speak Up

The Bronx Coalition of Parks and Green Spaces (BCPGS) held its 20th Annual Bronx Parks Speak Up conference on Sat., Feb. 22nd.
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Talking the Bronx 02.26.13
Hablando del Bronx 02.26.13

El Jardín Botánico de Nueva York le invita a embarcarse en un viaje fotográfico a través de Escocia, con la obra de Allan Pollok-Morris...
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Wave Hill Events
Eventos Wave Hill

A pesar de las tormentas de nieve, podemos ver un lado más amable de la madre naturaleza aquí en los jardines, incluso desde nuestra posición por...
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Drink up
¡A beber!

It's pretty easy for most of us to remember to drink lots of water in hot weather. In the winter? Not so much. But just because it's cold outside doesn't...
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I Love the Bronx: Winter Walk
Amo el Bronx: Caminata invernal

Mientras que tendemos a asociar las visitas a Orchard Beach con el verano, caminar por el sendero natural Kazimiroff en la isla...In-English

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Wave Hill Events
Eventos Wave Hill

This week, celebrate the return of concerts to Wave Hill House’s magnificent Armor Hall, after a two-year renovation of the house. Glyndor Gallery ...
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No Garbage Collection or Street Cleaning on New Year’s Day

The New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) reminds all residents that in observance of New Year’s Day, there will be no garbage, recycling or organics collection, or street cleaning on Wednesday, January 1, 2014. Residents who normally receive Wednesday garbage and organics collection should...

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Warming Up to Winter
Calentándose para el Invierno

Si usted piensa que nuestros parques hibernan durante el invierno, piense de nuevo. Cobran vida con criaturas de invierno y actividades para los...
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I Love the Bronx – Helping year-round

Amo el Bronx – Ayudar todo el año

Amo el Bronx – Ayudar todo el año

More than any other time of the year, people are driven to give back during the holiday seasons. Whether you contribute to food, toy or coat drives...
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I Love the Bronx – Conference of Conscience

Amo el Bronx – Conferencia de Conciencia

Amo el Bronx – Conferencia de Conciencia

On Sat., Nov. 16th, Partnerships for Parks (PFP) held its annual conference and awards ceremony at New York University Law School.
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In hot water
En aguas calientes

On the roof of Saint Mary’s Recreation Center at 450 Saint Ann’s Avenue are rows and rows of glass tubes, glinting in the sun. They serve a dual purpose...
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I Love the Bronx – Planting in the Fall

I enjoy sharing my Bronx experiences with you, but it would be selfish if I didn’t let you know about some upcoming events. Consider taking some time so that you, your family, and friends can volunteer. On Sat., Nov.16th, the Bronx River Alliance will be planting over 1000 trees at Shoelace Park.

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An Alma Achiever
Ganadora del Premio Alma Achiever

Nilka Martell, contribuidora de The Bronx Free Press, fue honrada el pasado miércoles, 9 de octubre por el Departamento de Recreación y Parques...
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I Love the Bronx – Trees and Laughs
Amo el Bronx – Árboles y risas

Desde hace varias semanas, New York Restoration Project (NYRP) ha estado regalando árboles. NYRP es una organización sin fines de lucro fundada...
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I Love the Bronx – Pelham Bay Park

Amo el Bronx – Parque Pelham Bay

Amo el Bronx – Parque Pelham Bay

No es un secreto que el parque Pelham Bay Park es mi favorito de la ciudad. Tengo recuerdos increíbles infantiles del parque, la playa...
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Built for kid’s play
Cosas de niños

What’s colorful, made of stackable parts, and lots of fun? And yes, children are involved. But there were no Legos this past Thurs., Sept. 26th on the...
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I Love the Bronx- In Alliance
Amo el Bronx – En Alianza

Fue un mes muy ocupado y exitoso para la Alianza del Río Bronx. Y hay mucho más por venir. El jueves 19 de septiembre, el Upstream Soiree, el evento de beneficencia...
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Makey gets a makeover
Makey se rehace

A large crowd had gathered in front of Makey Deli Grocery in Mott Haven. A group of drummers played on congas just outside the front door, lending....
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Heights Community Farmers’ Market Will Remain Open Through Mid-November

The BronxWorks Heights Community Farmers’ Market will remain open each Thursday until November 15th, announced Kimberley Wong, the organization’s nutrition program specialist. The market, located across the street from Bronx Community College and the Francis Martin...

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The Clean-up Brew
El equipo de limpieza

Este Bud fue para el Bronx. Budweiser recientemente tuvo un tipo de flujo diferente – uno que tenia todo que ver con promover las delicias...
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Voting to spend

The people of East Harlem have spoken. And they want a solar-powered greenhouse. Last Monday, about 100 people gathered at the Johnson Community Center at Lexington and 113th Street to celebrate...

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Dream Big with La Jueza

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor attended “Dream Big for Our Rivers Environmental Day” at Fordham University’s Rose Hill campus...
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Putnam Trail Saga
La saga del sendero Putnam

Se trata de un pequeño sendero de tierra que sigue su camino a través de bosquecillos de árboles gruesos. Flores silvestres abrazan...
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A green oasis in the sky
Un oasis verde en el cielo

Amid – and above – the brick and concrete of the Bronx lies an oasis. It is not far from the hustle and bustle of the streets—in fact, it is only nine stories...
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Free Summer Sports Programs

Programas deportivos de verano gratuitos

Programas deportivos de verano gratuitos

On Mon., July 1st, City Parks Foundation will kicks off its 2013 Summer Sports Program for young people. Throughout the summer, the Foundation will provide over 13,000...
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Style? In the can
¿Estilo? En la lata

will.i.am's fondness for humps (see the song "My Humps”), pumping ("Pump it") and finding love ("Where is the Love?") is well-documented.
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I Love the Bronx: Bioswales
Amo el Bronx: Bioswales

¿Te has preguntado lo que sucede con las aguas residuales una vez que tiras la llave del retrete, te bañas, te cepillas los dientes o lavas la ropa? ¡Yo tampoco! No somos los únicos que no damos una reflexión a este importante tema... In-English

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An Open Eco-House
Casa abierta, a lo verde

Community Environmental Center (CEC), a Queens-based not-for-profit that brings energy efficiency to New York’s residential buildings...
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Black gold and green thumbs
Oro negro y Planetarios

Aunque el evento se trataba de verde, el lunes, 22 de abril, el Jardín Botánico de Nueva York celebro el Día de la Tierra con el color negro.
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I Love the Bronx: G.I.V.E. at Starlight Park

Yo amo el Bronx: G.I.V.E. en el Parque Starlight

Yo amo el Bronx: G.I.V.E. en el Parque Starlight

I’ve written about Starlight Park several times and still hear many of the same questions. Among them are: “Where is this park located?”... En-espanol

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Wave Hill Events

In early April, Wave Hill still has the full-on vistas west to the Hudson and Palisades, offset by carpets and carpets of Glory-of-the-snow, crocus and other ephemerals spreading at visitors’ feet. But by late April story shifts up to the trees, by then blossoming...

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