The Bronx eNews  
The official eNewsletter of The Bronx Tourism Council                    APRIL 27, 2016
  
SPECIAL EDITION


BRONX WEEK  TROLLEY TOURS
 
FREE TROLLEY TOURS

WED |MAY 4 | 5:30pm
FIRST WEDNESDAYS ART &
CULTURE TROLLEY TOUR

Hop on the trolley and enjoy attractions at some of the hottest cultural spots along the lower Grand Concourse.
The Trolley departs every hour on the 1/2 hour
starting at 5:30pm and ending at 7:30pm.
The Longwood Arts Gallery@Hostos,
450 Grand Concourse (near 149th Street)
More information: www.bronxarts.org
 
FRI | MAY 6 | 5:30pm
FIRST FRIDAYS SEASIDE TROLLEY TOUR
The Bronx Seaside Trolley tour shuttles you for an evening of Art, Music, and Fine Dining on City Island, a nautical community along the Long Island Sound.
Trolley departs every hour on the 1/2 hour
starting at 5:30pm and ending at 9:30pm.

Pelham Bay Train Station (last stop on the #6 train)
More information: www.cityislandchamber.org
 
MON | MAY 9 | 9am-2pm
GREEN ROOFS TROLLEY TOUR
Visit several buildings in various sections of the borough designed to mitigate environmental impacts often associated with dense urban communities. The Bronx is becoming a leader in energy and environmental design. Space is limited. Please contact MNixon@boedc.org for availability.

THU | MAY 12 | 9:30am - 12:30pm or 1:30pm - 4:40pm
TOUR THE BRONX
Take a double decker bus OR the trolley to see places of interest throughout the borough. Bronx historian, Professor Lloyd Ultan will lecture on the double decker while it follows the trolley. 
851 Grand Concourse (between 158th and 161st street). Pre-registration is required. ddonovan@bronxbp.nyc.org, or call 718.590.3047
T ICKETED TROLLEY TOURS

FRI | MAY 6 | 11am - 4pm | $50

From Pale Ales to Puerto Rican Moonshine, take a tour and tasting of The Bronx Craft Breweries & Distilleries and learn about the history of brewing tat dates back to the late 1800's. Only adults 21 years or older please! Light lunch inc.  Purchase tickets here.

SAT | MAY 7 | 10am-2pm | $30
BRONX FOOD & FARM TROLLEY TOUR
Celebrate The Bronx while visiting various urban farms and community gardens. In addition to food and honey production, one of the sites features bioswales, a rain garden ad landscape elements that capture and manage storm water. Lunch inc.   Purchase tickets here.

FRI | MAY 13 | 10am - 4pm | $50
 
Visit some of the oldest houses in The Bronx and learn about their rich history in the revolutionary war. Walk the gardens where famous people such as Mark Twain, Edgar Allan Poe, and Arturo Toscanini lived.  Purchase tickets here.
MUSIC
SAT | MAY 7 | 8pm | $45/$55/$60



 
250 Bedford Park Boulevard West
More Info: 718.960.8833    Click to purchase tickets 



Check out our
Spring for The Bronx
Fun Guide
  
BRONX WEEK CALENDAR



For tickets to the Bankers Breakfast contact MMarquez@boedc.org


For tickets to the
Bronx Ball
INTRODUCING THE
NEW 2016
BRONX 
VISITOR GUIDE!
A full comprehensive 
guide to
attractions in
The Bronx!
ON VIEW IN THE BRONX
 
Will Eisner: 
The Spirit Retrospective
until Apr 30
Poe Park Visitor Center
2640 Grand Concourse 
718.365.5516 

Africa: In Rhyme & Rhythm
until Apr 30
Bronx Music Heritage Center
1303 Louis Nine Blvd.
RSVP on Facebook 

Bronx Focus: Paintings by Valerie Larko
until June 26
Bronx Museum of the Arts
1040 Grand Concourse

Richard McBee:
Relative Narratives
until Aug 14
Derfner Judaica Museum
5901 Palisade Ave.
718.581.1330
click for more info 

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   Established in 1991, The Bronx Tourism Council is a subsidiary of the Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation (BOEDC), creating a cohesive and symbiotic relationship between arts and culture and economic development. The role of The Bronx Tourism Council is to promote the borough's rich history, its institutions, and cultural diversity on a local, national, and global level. 

 

Olga Luz Tirado, Executive Director
Brendaliz Candelaria, Deputy Director 
Annette Carrion Pastoriza, Tourism and Administration Coordinator
 

Visit www.ilovethebronx.com or call 718.590.3518 for more information.