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St. Patrick's Day Pubs, Women's History Month at Andrew Freedman Home, Orchid Show at NYBG, Where Love is Illegal at Bronx Doc Film, Art, Horticulture, Zoo

bronx things to do bronxMarch 15, 2019 / Things To Do Bronx / Bronx Neighborhoods / Bronx Buzz NYC.

Weather. The Temperature highs will be around 70 Friday, dropping to about 50 for the rest of the weekend. The temperature lows will around 45 on Friday, dropping to the low 30's the rest of the weekend. Precipitation - there's a 60% chance of 1/5 inch of rain Friday between 5 and 10 pm. It's clear sailing the rest of the weekend. Winds will be about 15 mph Friday & Saturday, dropping to about 10 mph Sunday. The Humidity will be about 70% Friday, dropping into the 40% range the rest of the weekend. Click for Bronx Weather.

MTA / Public Transit / Click here for the MTA Weekender.

Womens History Month & Andrew Freedman Home. In the photo at right is the Andrew Freedman Home. There's an event being hosted in it tonite - see details below.

 

Friday & Weekend - Women's History Month at Andrew Freedman Home, Bronx Museum, Bronx Doc Film Center, Bronx Zoo

bronx things to do bronxArtists in the Bronx Art Space in Mott Haven. The photo at right was taken in the Bronx Art Space within the past month or so.

Women's History Month is being celebrated from 5 to 8 pm at Andrew Freedman Home at 1125 Grand Concourse in the Concourse neighborhood of the Bronx. There will be a reading, Q&A and book signing by author of Daughter of the Stone by Dahlma Llanos-Figueroa [arts / free rsvp at ].

The Bronx Zoo is located at 2300 Southern Blvd in the Fordham Manor neighborhood of the Bronx. Admission $70 / $40 for designated drivers. The Bronx Zoo at 2300 Southern Blvd offers a variety of activities for adults and kids including Sea Lion & Penguin feedings, Camel rides, Bug Carousel rides, 4 D Theater, Wild Asia Monorail and a Zoo Shuttle . The zoo is open and costs $27 for kids and $37 for adults or a year-long family pass which includes membership for $200.

The Bronx Doc Film Center at 614 Courtlandt Avenue [this is in their St Mary's Annex at 364 East 151st Street] in the Melrose neighborhood of the Bronx. They have a new exhibit entitled Where Love is Illegal. The photographic work is an essay on life in places where non-heterosexual love is illegal [film / free but donations welcome / rsvp at www.bronxdoc.org]. The exhibit will continue through March 24th. Their hours are Thursday & Friday from 3 pm - 7 pm and Saturday & Sunday from 1 pm - 5 pm.

The Bronx Historical Society is located at 3309 Bainbridge Avenue at 208th Street in the Norwood neighborhood. The Society also runs the Edgar Allan Poe Cottage at 2640 Grand Concourse at East Kingsbridge Road in the Belmont neighborhood is open Thursday & Friday 10 am - 3 pm, and both Poe Cottage and the Bronx Historical Society are open Saturday 10 am - 4 pm and Sunday 1 pm - 5 pm [$5 / $3 / history].

The Orchid Show began last weekend. The 17th annual Orchid Show began Saturday 2/23/19 and runs through April 28, 2019 at the New York Botanical Garden at 2900 Southern Blvd near the Norwood, Fordham and Belmont neighborhoods. The NY Botanical Garden is home to a number of other interesting exhibits, including copies of Darwin's first editions and a somewhat virgin forest dating back a couple of centuries [10am - 6pm / kids / Weekend tickets are $30 / $28 / $18 and weekedays $23 / $20 / $10 / under 2 free]. The holiday train show is currently running - click the holiday events link below for details.

 

Saturday - Orchid Show at NY Botanical Garden, Where Love is Illegal at Bronx Doc Film, Art at Bronx Museum, Zoo & History

bronx things to do bronxThe photo at right shows one of the artworks on display in the foyer of the Bronx Art Space. It is a combination of western architecture and Asian sensibilities.

The Bronx Doc Film Center at 614 Courtlandt Avenue [this is in their St Mary's Annex at 364 East 151st Street] in the Melrose neighborhood of the Bronx. They have a new exhibit entitled Where Love is Illegal. The photographic work is an essay on life in places where non-heterosexual love is illegal [film / free but donations welcome / rsvp at www.bronxdoc.org]. The exhibit will continue through March 24th. Their hours are Thursday & Friday from 3 pm - 7 pm and Saturday & Sunday from 1 pm - 5 pm.

The Orchid Show began last weekend. The 17th annual Orchid Show began Saturday 2/23/19 and runs through April 28, 2019 at the New York Botanical Garden at 2900 Southern Blvd near the Norwood, Fordham and Belmont neighborhoods. The NY Botanical Garden is home to a number of other interesting exhibits, including copies of Darwin's first editions and a somewhat virgin forest dating back a couple of centuries [10am - 6pm / kids / Weekend tickets are $30 / $28 / $18 and weekedays $23 / $20 / $10 / under 2 free]. The holiday train show is currently running - click the holiday events link below for details.

At Wave Hill at 649 West 249th Street in the Hudson Hill section of the Riverdale neighborhood there are generally weekend programs including concerts and talks [$8 / $4 / $2 / parks / history].

See events posted above that run thru Friday & Weekend and scroll down for Bronx Farmers Markets and Bronx Street Fairs and Festivals.

 

Sunday - St. Patrick's Day Pubs, Orchid Show, Art, Film, History, Horticulture, Zoo

bronx things to do bronxSouth Bronx Weather. In the photo at right folks are walking on a nice Winter day in the Mott Haven neighborhood of the Bronx. It will be Spring in less than a week.

Today is St. Patrick's Day, which is a traditional Irish day of celebration & libation. Scroll down to see a report we posted about a few Irish pubs, bars and restaurants in Manhattan.

The Orchid Show began last weekend. The 17th annual Orchid Show began Saturday 2/23/19 and runs through April 28, 2019 at the New York Botanical Garden at 2900 Southern Blvd near the Norwood, Fordham and Belmont neighborhoods. The NY Botanical Garden is home to a number of other interesting exhibits, including copies of Darwin's first editions and a somewhat virgin forest dating back a couple of centuries [10am - 6pm / kids / Weekend tickets are $30 / $28 / $18 and weekedays $23 / $20 / $10 / under 2 free]. The holiday train show is currently running - click the holiday events link below for details.

The Bronx Doc Film Center at 614 Courtlandt Avenue [this is in their St Mary's Annex at 364 East 151st Street] in the Melrose neighborhood of the Bronx. They have a new exhibit entitled Where Love is Illegal. The photographic work is an essay on life in places where non-heterosexual love is illegal [film / free but donations welcome / rsvp at www.bronxdoc.org]. The exhibit will continue through March 24th. Their hours are Thursday & Friday from 3 pm - 7 pm and Saturday & Sunday from 1 pm - 5 pm.

The Bronx Zoo is located at 2300 Southern Blvd in the Fordham Manor neighborhood of the Bronx. Admission $70 / $40 for designated drivers. The Bronx Zoo at 2300 Southern Blvd offers a variety of activities for adults and kids including Sea Lion & Penguin feedings, Camel rides, Bug Carousel rides, 4 D Theater, Wild Asia Monorail and a Zoo Shuttle . The zoo is open and costs $27 for kids and $37 for adults or a year-long family pass which includes membership for $200.

The Bronx Historical Society is located at 3309 Bainbridge Avenue at 208th Street in the Norwood neighborhood. The Society also runs the Edgar Allan Poe Cottage at 2640 Grand Concourse at East Kingsbridge Road in the Belmont neighborhood is open Thursday & Friday 10 am - 3 pm, and both Poe Cottage and the Bronx Historical Society are open Saturday 10 am - 4 pm and Sunday 1 pm - 5 pm [$5 / $3 / history].

At Wave Hill at 649 West 249th Street in the Hudson Hill section of the Riverdale neighborhood there are weekend programs including talks and chamber music performances [$8 / $4 / $2 / parks / history].

See events posted above that run thru Friday & Weekend and scroll down for Bronx Farmers Markets and Bronx Street Fairs and Festivals.

 

MOSTLY DONE - ASTERISKED events have NOT been updated.

* On Wednesday, February 27th from 6 - 9 pm, the Bronx Art Space at 301 East 140th Street #1 in the Concourse neighborhood of the Bronx is hosting an opening reception for a new exhibit entitled Listen, which will run through April 6, 2019 [art / music / dance / www.bronxartspace.com / free].

* The Bronx Museum at 1040 Grand Concourse at 165th Street is hosting an exhibit entitled Rochelle Feinstein: Image of an Image through March 3, 2019 [art / www.bronxmuseum.org].

 

Week Beginning 3.18.19 - TBD

TBD.

 

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Also see Friday & Weekend Events above.

BOOK REVIEW NEXT WEEK: The Mystery of Rusty Bedsprings by I. P. Knightly.


Bronx Things To Do This Weekend

Daylight Savings Time, St. Patrick's Day Parades, Orchid Show at NYBG, Where Love is Illegal at Bronx Doc Film, Art, Horticulture, Zoo

bronx things to do bronx* March 8, 2019 / Things To Do Bronx / Bronx Neighborhoods / Bronx Buzz NYC.

* Weather. The Temperature highs will be around 50 and the temperature lows will around 40 all weekend. Precipitation - there's a 100% chance of about a half inch of rain beginning late Saturday night and clearing up by 12 noon. Winds will be about 5 mph Friday & Saturday, rising to about 10 mph Sunday. The Humidity will be about 50% Friday, 60% Saturday and near 90% on Sunday. Click for Bronx Weather.

* MTA / Public Transit / Click here for the MTA Weekender.

* Strolling the streets in Mott Haven. The photo at right was taken along 138th Street near Brook Avenue a couple of weeks ago on a nice winter day.

 

Friday & Weekend - Bronx Museum, Bronx Doc Film Center, Bronx Zoo

bronx things to do bronx* South Bronx Architecture. In the photo at right, taken a couple of weeks ago, you can see some of the older, beautiful buildings still visible in the South Bronx. Today it seems little consideration is given by builders to the aesthetics of their monotonous glass and steel skyscrapers.

* The Bronx Zoo is located at 2300 Southern Blvd in the Fordham Manor neighborhood of the Bronx. Admission $70 / $40 for designated drivers. The Bronx Zoo at 2300 Southern Blvd offers a variety of activities for adults and kids including Sea Lion & Penguin feedings, Camel rides, Bug Carousel rides, 4 D Theater, Wild Asia Monorail and a Zoo Shuttle . The zoo is open and costs $27 for kids and $37 for adults or a year-long family pass which includes membership for $200.

* The Bronx Doc Film Center at 614 Courtlandt Avenue [this is in their St Mary's Annex at 364 East 151st Street] in the Melrose neighborhood of the Bronx. They have a new exhibit entitled Where Love is Illegal. The photographic work is an essay on life in places where non-heterosexual love is illegal [film / free but donations welcome / rsvp at www.bronxdoc.org]. The exhibit will continue through March 24th. Their hours are Thursday & Friday from 3 pm - 7 pm and Saturday & Sunday from 1 pm - 5 pm.

* The Bronx Historical Society is located at 3309 Bainbridge Avenue at 208th Street in the Norwood neighborhood. The Society also runs the Edgar Allan Poe Cottage at 2640 Grand Concourse at East Kingsbridge Road in the Belmont neighborhood is open Thursday & Friday 10 am - 3 pm, and both Poe Cottage and the Bronx Historical Society are open Saturday 10 am - 4 pm and Sunday 1 pm - 5 pm [$5 / $3 / history].

* The Orchid Show began last weekend. The 17th annual Orchid Show began Saturday 2/23/19 and runs through April 28, 2019 at the New York Botanical Garden at 2900 Southern Blvd near the Norwood, Fordham and Belmont neighborhoods. The NY Botanical Garden is home to a number of other interesting exhibits, including copies of Darwin's first editions and a somewhat virgin forest dating back a couple of centuries [10am - 6pm / kids / Weekend tickets are $30 / $28 / $18 and weekedays $23 / $20 / $10 / under 2 free]. The holiday train show is currently running - click the holiday events link below for details.

 

Saturday - Orchid Show at NY Botanical Garden, Where Love is Illegal at Bronx Doc Film, Art at Bronx Museum, Zoo & History

bronx things to do bronx* The photo at right shows a local retailer nestled into the side of a building, with a small place for customer parking along 3rd Avenue in the South Bronx. Small retailers are facing tough times with rising rents and lost pricing power due to competition from big box and internet retailers.

* The Bronx Doc Film Center at 614 Courtlandt Avenue [this is in their St Mary's Annex at 364 East 151st Street] in the Melrose neighborhood of the Bronx. They have a new exhibit entitled Where Love is Illegal. The photographic work is an essay on life in places where non-heterosexual love is illegal [film / free but donations welcome / rsvp at www.bronxdoc.org]. The exhibit will continue through March 24th. Their hours are Thursday & Friday from 3 pm - 7 pm and Saturday & Sunday from 1 pm - 5 pm.

* The Orchid Show began last weekend. The 17th annual Orchid Show began Saturday 2/23/19 and runs through April 28, 2019 at the New York Botanical Garden at 2900 Southern Blvd near the Norwood, Fordham and Belmont neighborhoods. The NY Botanical Garden is home to a number of other interesting exhibits, including copies of Darwin's first editions and a somewhat virgin forest dating back a couple of centuries [10am - 6pm / kids / Weekend tickets are $30 / $28 / $18 and weekedays $23 / $20 / $10 / under 2 free]. The holiday train show is currently running - click the holiday events link below for details.

* At Wave Hill at 649 West 249th Street in the Hudson Hill section of the Riverdale neighborhood there are generally weekend programs including concerts and talks [$8 / $4 / $2 / parks / history].

* See events posted above that run thru Friday & Weekend and scroll down for Bronx Farmers Markets and Bronx Street Fairs and Festivals.

 

Sunday - Daylight Savings Time, St. Patrick's Day Parades, Orchid Show, Art, Film, History, Horticulture, Zoo

bronx things to do bronx* The photo at right shows some graffiti in Mott Haven near St Mary's Park. The Bronx is full of art, music and theater on the streets - as well as off of them.

* On Sunday - March 10, 2019 at 2 am Daylight Savings begins where you 'spring ahead' by moving your clock ahead an hour.

* Sunday, March 10, 2019 the Throgs Neck St. Patrick's Day parade kicks off at 12 noon at East Tremont Avenue and Lafayette, marches south to Harding Avenue where it turns west and ends at Harding and Brinsmade Avenues in Throgs Neck in the Bronx. This was a LATE POST.

* Sunday, March 10, 2019 the Eastchester St. Patrick's Day parade kicks off at 3 pm at the Immaculate Conception School on Main Street. It marches north to White Plains Road and ends at Lake Isle Country Club. St. Patrick's Day parades in Westchester County. This was a LATE POST.

* The Orchid Show began last weekend. The 17th annual Orchid Show began Saturday 2/23/19 and runs through April 28, 2019 at the New York Botanical Garden at 2900 Southern Blvd near the Norwood, Fordham and Belmont neighborhoods. The NY Botanical Garden is home to a number of other interesting exhibits, including copies of Darwin's first editions and a somewhat virgin forest dating back a couple of centuries [10am - 6pm / kids / Weekend tickets are $30 / $28 / $18 and weekedays $23 / $20 / $10 / under 2 free]. The holiday train show is currently running - click the holiday events link below for details.

* The Bronx Doc Film Center at 614 Courtlandt Avenue [this is in their St Mary's Annex at 364 East 151st Street] in the Melrose neighborhood of the Bronx. They have a new exhibit entitled Where Love is Illegal. The photographic work is an essay on life in places where non-heterosexual love is illegal [film / free but donations welcome / rsvp at www.bronxdoc.org]. The exhibit will continue through March 24th. Their hours are Thursday & Friday from 3 pm - 7 pm and Saturday & Sunday from 1 pm - 5 pm.

* The Bronx Zoo is located at 2300 Southern Blvd in the Fordham Manor neighborhood of the Bronx. Admission $70 / $40 for designated drivers. The Bronx Zoo at 2300 Southern Blvd offers a variety of activities for adults and kids including Sea Lion & Penguin feedings, Camel rides, Bug Carousel rides, 4 D Theater, Wild Asia Monorail and a Zoo Shuttle . The zoo is open and costs $27 for kids and $37 for adults or a year-long family pass which includes membership for $200.

* The Bronx Historical Society is located at 3309 Bainbridge Avenue at 208th Street in the Norwood neighborhood. The Society also runs the Edgar Allan Poe Cottage at 2640 Grand Concourse at East Kingsbridge Road in the Belmont neighborhood is open Thursday & Friday 10 am - 3 pm, and both Poe Cottage and the Bronx Historical Society are open Saturday 10 am - 4 pm and Sunday 1 pm - 5 pm [$5 / $3 / history].

* At Wave Hill at 649 West 249th Street in the Hudson Hill section of the Riverdale neighborhood there are weekend programs including talks and chamber music performances [$8 / $4 / $2 / parks / history].

* See events posted above that run thru Friday & Weekend and scroll down for Bronx Farmers Markets and Bronx Street Fairs and Festivals.

 

MOSTLY DONE - ASTERISKED events have been updated.

On Wednesday, February 27th from 6 - 9 pm, the Bronx Art Space at 301 East 140th Street #1 in the Concourse neighborhood of the Bronx is hosting an opening reception for a new exhibit entitled Listen, which will run through April 6, 2019 [art / music / dance / www.bronxartspace.com / free].

The Bronx Museum at 1040 Grand Concourse at 165th Street is hosting an exhibit entitled Rochelle Feinstein: Image of an Image through March 3, 2019 [art / www.bronxmuseum.org].

 

Week Beginning 3.11.19 - TBD

TBD.

 

Bronx Farmers Mkts, Street Fairs, Member Events Calendar

Click here for reports about Bronx street fairs, Bronx farmers markets, Bronx shopping venues and restaurants in the Bronx. Click here for free summer movies in the Bronx, free summer theater in the Bronx and free summer concerts in the Bronx. Click for details of New Years parties in the Bronx or here for Bronx holiday events & markets.

Also see Friday & Weekend Events above.

BOOK REVIEW NEXT WEEK: The Mystery of Rusty Bedsprings by I. P. Knightly.


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