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OCTOBER EVENTS 2017

DRAFT - 10 / 19 / 2017

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Things To Do in the BRONX THIS WEEKEND

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OCTOBER is the month leading into the holidays in the Bronx. This month look for the Columbus Day Parade in Morris Park [see photo], Boogie on the Blvd, Halloween Parties, new art exhibits and plays, as well as ongoing farmers markets & street fairs, and the end of the baseball season. Enjoy.

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GEOGRAPHY DEFINED

  • Borders are West is west of Jerome Park Reservoir.
  • Things to do Bronx Central. Central lies between Westchester and 175th Street and eastern edge of Bronx Zoo & NY Botanical [Bronx River Parkway].
  • East lies east of White Plains Road and Bronx Zoo & NY Botanical [Bronx River Parkway].

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Bronx Art Exhibits, Galleries & Art Museums

Click for info about Bronx Art Museums


Bronx Art Space

Art Gallery & Art Exhibits in the Bronx

They organize and promote art exhibits for local and emerging artists.

The Bronx Art Space is located at 305 West 140th Street in the Mott Haven neighborhood of the Bronx.

Website - www.bronxartspace.com / Tel - 718.401.8144


Bronx Museum - Art Galleries & Museums

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The Bronx Museum is located at 1040 Grand Concourse & 165th Street in the Concourse neighborhood of the Bronx.

Most of their programs are free to the public.

Website - www.bronxmuseum.org / Tel - 718.681.6000


Bronx Council on the Arts

This Bronx Arts Group sponsors and organizes various exhibits & performances in the Bronx

The Bronx Council on the Arts is located at 2700 Tremont Avenue in the Westchester Square neighborhood of the Bronx, but I believe the building may still be undergoing renovations.

The mailing address is 1738 Hone Avenue.

Website - www.bronxarts.org / Tel - 718.931.9500.


Bronx Universal Hip Hop Museum

Opening in 2018: TBD

The Universal Hip Hop Museum is to be located somewhere in the Bronx. The Bronx is the birthplace of Hip Hop in 1973 when D.J. Kool first did a performance in the 1500 block of Sedgewick Avenue in the Morris Heights neighborhood of the Bronx. A section of Sedgewick Avenue was rechristened Hip Hop Boulevard this year.

Address, Website & Tel. TBD.


The Point CDC

This Bronx Arts Group / Community Center sponsors and / or organizes various types of community arts & performance projects

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The Point is located at 940 Garrison Avenue in the Hunts Point neighborhood of the Bronx.

At various times, some programs free and sometimes there's a charge for admission.

Website - www.thepoint.org / Tel - 718.542.4139.


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Click the header above for Bronx Business Meetings, Events & Workshops or this link to go to the Business section of this site.

 


Hostos Community College - Art & Business

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Located at 500 Grand Concourse at 149th Street in the Concourse neighborhood of the Bronx.

Website - www.hostos.cuny.edu / Tel - 718.518.4444.


Yeshiva University

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The Resnick Campus is located at 1300 Morris Park Avenue in the Morris Park neighborhood of the Bronx.

Website - www.einstein.yu.edu / Tel - 718.xxx.yyyy

East Bronx


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Click here for Bronx free summer theater - Bronx NYC.

 


Bronx Academy of Arts & Dance - BAAD

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Located at 2474 Westchester Ave in the Westchester neighborhood of the Bronx.

Website - www.baadbronx.org / Tel - 718.918.2110

East Bronx


Pregones Theater - Arts & Dance

Puerto Rican and Latin Cultural Center

Located at 571 Walton Avenue in the Concourse neighborhood of the Bronx. Tel. 718.585.1202. Website is www.pregones.org.

South Bronx


Lehman Center for the Performing Arts - Dance in the Bronx

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The Lehman Center for the Performing Arts is located at Lehman College at 250 Bedford Park Blvd West [10468], but the entrance is located along Goulden Avenue between Bedford Park Blvd and 195th Street in the Bedford Park neighborhood of the Bronx.

Website is lehman.cuny.edu and Tel. 718.960.8000.



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October: Restaurants & Food

See Bronx Buzz restaurant reviews in the Bronx Restaurants NYC section of this site.

 

Click here for our report about Halloween Restaurants & Halloween Parties in the Bronx.


Arthur Avenue Italian Restaurants & Food

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Arthur Avenue is home to a host of Italian and other restaurants. The restaurant row is just south of Fordham University in the Belmont neighborhood of the Bronx. The Arthur Avenue restaurateurs host a number of events which are open to the public.

The Arthur Avenue BID is located at 2396 Arthur Avenue.

Website - www.bronxlittleitaly.com / Tel - 718.294.8259.


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Bronx Farmers Markets 2017

NYC Green Markets Bronx - Hours & Maps

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You may also use the search function to find more information about each neighborhood including nearby restaurants, shopping and about things to do in the surrounding Bronx Neighborhoods.

 

Click here for Manhattan Farmers Markets details, including food selection and links to maps. And click here for Queens Farmers Markets details.



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Click here to view a listing of free summer movies in the Bronx.


Documentary Film Center - Bronx

The Bronx Doc Film Center hosts film screenings throughout the year

The Bronx Doc Film Center which is located at 614 Courtlandt Avenue at 151st Street in the Melrose neighborhood of the Bronx.

Website - www.bronxdoc.org / Tel - 718.993.3512


FREE MOVIES IN Manhattan PARKS. Click for listing of free movies / films in Manhattan parks.

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East, North, West, Central & South Bronx Historical Sites and Cultural Performances

Also see KIDS / PARADES section below and ART section above. Click here for maps & info about Bronx History.

Bronx Historical Society - Near Belmont & Fordham Neighborhoods

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The Bronx Historical Society is located at 33-09 Bainbridge at 208th Street in Norwood. They host exhibits, walking tours and lectures.

Website - www.bronxhistoricalsociety.org / Tel - 718.881.8900.


Wave Hill - Riverside

Historic, Cultural & Horticultural Programs

Located at 649 W 249th Street in the North Riverdale neighborhood of the Bronx. They frequently host garden walking tours, concerts and art exhibits.

Website - www.wavehill.org / Tel - 718.549.3200.


Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum - Pelham Bay Park

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The manor museum is located at 895 Shore Road in Pelham Bay Park in the Bronx [10464].

Website - www.bpmm.org / Tel. 718.885.1461. They are open Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday from 12 noon to 4 pm.


The Van Cortlandt House Museum

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In Van Cortlandt Park is located at 6036 Broadway in Van Cortlandt Park. The historic house / museum is near the athletic fields and a short walk west from the Golf Course Club House. They are open six days of the week from roughly 10 am - 3 / 4 pm.

Website - www.vchm.org / Tel - 718.543.3344


Maritime Industry Museum at Fort Schuyler - Throgs Neck

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In Throgs Neck at 6 Pennsylvania Avenue in the Throgs Neck neighborhood of the Bronx. The museum captures much of NYC's maritime past going back about two centuries. It's open from 9 am - 4 pm daily except Sundays.

Website - www.sunymaritime.edu / Tel is 718.409.7218.


City Island Nautical Museum

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Located at 190 Fordham Street off the Main Street of City Island.

Open weekends from 1 to 5 pm. Admission $5.

Websie - www.cityislandmuseum.org / 718.885.0008


Edgar Allan Poe Cottage

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Poe Cottage is located at 2640 Grand Concourse at Kingsbridge Road in the Fordham Manor neighborhood of the Bronx. Poe Cottage is managed by the Bronx Historical Society.

Website - www.bronxhistoricalsociety.org/poe-cottage / Tel - 718.881.8900.




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Columbus Day Parade

October 8: Morris Park Columbus Day Parade

The 41st Annual Bronx Columbus Day Parade begins at 12 noon at Morris Park Avenue and White Plains Road and marches up to Williamsbridge Road [kids / parades]. There's a concert at 5 pm following the parade at Loreto Park in the Morris Park neighborhood featuring the Just Us band.


Kingsbridge Armory

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The Kingsbridge Armory is located along West Kingsbridge Road at Reservoir Avenue in the Fordham Manor neighborhood of the Bronx.

The lease is being transferred and funding sourcing continues. Work may begin by the beginning of 2018.


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Home to all sorts of park events including SummerStage

St Mary's Park is located at 450 St Ann's Avenue in the Mott Haven neighborhood of the Bronx. It's open from 8 am to 10 pm.

Website is - www.nycgovparks.org/parks/st-marys-park


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Fordham University

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Fordham University has three campuses - the Manhattan Lincoln Center campus on 60th Street which houses their Law School and theater, a small campus in Westchester, and the Rose Hill campus at 441 East Fordham Road in the Bronx.

Website - www.fordham.edu / Tel - 718-817-1000.


Manhattan College - Near Fieldston

A Private College in the northwest section of the Bronx

Located at 4513 Manhattan College Parkway near the Fieldston neighborhood of the Bronx.

Website - www.manhattan.edu / Tel 718.862.8000.


See Bronx Museum above - They also occasionally host live music events


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Click to the Bronx Neighborhoods section for related reports.

See Kids / Parades Section Above

Also see Bronx River Alliance Below


Borough Hall - Bronx

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Manhattan parks are open year round - also see Social & Kids sections for park events. Click for a compendium of Manhattan Parks & activities.

Click here for free things to do in the Bronx, Mott Haven, Concourse, Port Morris, Melrose, Longwood, Highbridge, Crotona, Soundview, Tremont, Hunts Point. Click here for free things to do in Fordham Manor, University Heights, Morris Heights, Mount Hope, Claremont Village, Norwood, Bedford Park and Belmont. Click here for free things to do in the Bronx at Pelham Bay Park, City Island, Throgs Neck, Country Club, Westchester Square, Morris Park, Parkchester and Coop City. Click here for free things to do in the Bronx at Riverdale, North Riverdale, Kings Bridge, Spuyten Duyvil and Fieldston.

Click here for Bronx free summer theater, Bronx free summer concerts and Bronx free summer movies - in the Bronx NYC.


Tour de Bronx Bike Ride

October 21: Tour de Bronx Bike Ride

Starts in the morning - a family friendly ride - cost is $5. More to come closer to that weekend.


Bronx River Alliance

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In old station house along the Bronx River in Concrete Plant Park in the Foxhurst neighborhood of the Bronx. Located at 1 Bronx River Parkway between Westchester Avenue and Bruckner Blvd between the Bronx River and Whitlock Avenue.

Website - www.bronxriver.org / Tel - 718.430.4665.


Bronx Zoo

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The Bronx Zoo is located at 2300 Southern Blvd in the Belmont neighborhood of the Bronx. The zoo offers a wide variety of entertainment for the whole family from 10 am to 5 pm / closes at 5.30 pm on weekends and holidays.

Website - www.bronxzoo.com / Tel - 718.220.5100.


New York Botanical Garden

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The New York Botanical Garden is located at 2900 Southern Blvd in the Norwood neighborhood of the Bronx. They host numerous programs, including periodically hosting nighttime concerts.

Website - www.nybg.org / Tel - 718.817.8700


Bronx Parks - The High Bridge

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The High Bridge is located along University Avenue near West 170th Street in the Highbridge neighborhood of the Bronx. The High Bridge is located across from Highbridge Park in Manhattan and crosses the Harlem River. It was once an aqueduct that transported Manhattan drinking water and it's now an historic park landmark site.


Bronx Parks - Van Cortlandt Park Golf Course

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The Van Cortlandt Park Golf Course is located at Van Cortlandt Park South & Broadway is closest to most of the facilities and just off the #1 subway line. They are open most of the year - roughly sunrise to sunset - weather permitting.

Website - www.nycgovparks.org/parks/VanCortlandtPark


Bronx Parks - Crotona Park / Claremont Park / Soundview Park / Pugsley Creek Park / St James Park / Mullaly Park / Macombs Dam Park / Franz Sigel Park / Starlight Park


Bronx Parks - Pelham Bay Park & Split Rock Golf Course

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Pelham Bay Park is the largest park in New York City. It is home to the Pelham Bay Park and Split Rock Golf course, Orchard Beach and the Barstow Pell Mansion. The Split Rock Golf Course is city owned and open nearly year round during the day.

It is located at 870 Shore Road in the Pelham Bay Park neighborhood in the Bronx.

Website - www.pelhemsplitrock.com / Tel - 718.885.1258.


Bronx Outdoor Public Swimming - Orchard Beach

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In Pelham Bay Park at Orchard Beach along the Long Island Sound. Swimming permitted only during the summer while lifeguards are on duty.

Website - www.nycgovparks.org/parks/pelham-bay-park/facilities/beaches / Tel - 311 can give info


Bronx Outdoor Public Swimming Pools - Barretto Point Park

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In Soundview on the East River. The Barretto Point Park Floating pool is open during the summer. Barretto Point Park is located along Viele Avenue between Tiffany Street and Barretto Street.

Website - www.nycgovparks.org/parks/barretto-point-park / Tel - 311 can you give you info


Bronx Parks - Golfing at Mosholu Golf Course

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Located at 345 Jerome Avenue near the Bedford Park and Norwood neighborhoods in the Bronx. They are open nearly year round during daylight hours. There's a reduced fee for twilight / dusk golfing.

Website - www.mosholugolfcourse.com / Tel - 718.655.9164



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Click here to view a listing of free summer theater in the Bronx.


Lehman Center for the Performing Arts

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The Lehman Center for the Performing Arts is located at Lehman College at 250 Bedford Park Blvd West [10468], but the entrance is located along Goulden Avenue between Bedford Park Blvd and 195th Street in the Bedford Park neighborhood of the Bronx.

Website - www.lehman.cuny.edu / Tel - 718.960.8000.


Bronx College - University Heights

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Bronx College is located at 2155 University Avenue in the University Heights neighborhood of the Bronx.

Website - www.bcc.cuny.edu / Tel - 718.289.5100


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