BRONX, N.Y. – Aug. 4, 2016 — The Throggs Neck Merchant Association is proud to announce the “Throggs Neck Summer 2016 Restaurant Week”.
The huge success of the first Throggs Neck Restaurant Week leads to a second restaurant week in less than a year.
The Throggs Neck Merchant Association will be coordinating the event which will take place August 19 through September 4, 2016. The event will take place for a period of 16 days, including 3 weekends, allowing you and your friends to experience the diverse food fare in Throggs Neck and neighboring communities.
Throggs Neck, located in the south eastern part of the Bronx and known for its share of Italian restaurants, has seen a change in the last few years. With an influx of new restaurants offering a wide selection of latin cuisine, from traditional Spanish, Mexican, and Puerto Rican to multi-cultural Latin Fusion, the dining possibilities in Throggs Neck have grown exponentially. With over thirty restaurants participating in the Throggs Neck Summer 2016 Restaurant Week event, you can chose from Italian, Latin, German, Irish, American and Japanese, prepared in traditional, nouveau or fusion techniques.
All restaurants participating in the Throggs Neck Summer 2016 Restaurant Week event will be offering a 3 course prix fixe dinner menu. Some restaurants will also be offering a 3 course prix fixe lunch menu, giving you a great excuse to plan your lunch meetings during this event. The cost for the prix fixe dinner at most restaurants will be $25, and some restaurants, with a higher price point, will be charging $35 for the dinner. The cost for the Prix fixe lunch will be $15. For information on participating restaurants, their prix fixe menus or to sign up for specials and future discounts, you can visit the website at http://www.throggsneckrestaurantweek.com.
“Tasty Ladies”, a bronx based food critic and blogger will be covering some of the restaurants, so you can visit their site for pictures and to read about their experiences before and during restaurant week. The link to the “Tasty Ladies” website is http://www.tastyladiesny.com.
If you can’t decide which restaurant to dine in, you can visit the website or view the participants on google maps: http://bit.ly/tnrwsummer2016map. With the majority of restaurants running along a 1.5 mile stretch on Tremont Ave, you can easily identify the participating restaurants. Just look for the yellow Restaurant Week Banners.
Participating restaurants are: Acri Cafe ( Italian), Alley Cat Smokehouse ( Smokehouse), Brewski’s Bar & Grill ( Bar & Grill), CABO Restaurant (Spanish), Casa Restaurant (Spanish), Crosstown Diner (American), DaFranco & Tony Ristorante (Italian), Escape Restaurant & Lounge (Spanish), Estrellita Poblana IV (Spanish), Fine Food Cuisine (American), Havana Cafe (Spanish), Honey’s Thai Pavillion (Thai), Ice House Cafe (American), Jenavies Cafe (Spanish), Jimmy’s Grand Cafe (American), Louis Seafood Restaurant (Italian), Lucca Fine Italian Cuisine (Italian), Made In Puerto Rico Latin Cuisine (Spanish), Mama Puebla Mexican Restaurant (Spanish), Mamajuana Cafe the Bronx (Spanish), Outback SteakHouse (Bar & Grill), Paddys On the Bay (American), Patricia’s of Tremont (Italian), Rino’s Italian Restaurant (Italian), Riverview Grill at Trump Ferry Point (American), Sapitos Sports Bar and Grill (Bar & Grill), The Wicked Wolf (Bar & Grill), Throggs Neck Clipper (Bar & Grill), Tosca Cafe (Italian), Uncle Al’s (Soul Food), Yamada Japanese Restaurant (Japanese).
So, if you’re planning a birthday, anniversary, night out with the family, or a simple date night, just call one of the participating restaurants for a great night out.
By Robert Wirsing
Healthfirst and its community partners hosted its annual ‘Health and Wellness Expo’ series on Saturday, June 18 at the Claremont Healthy Village located at the Gouverneur Playground. Bronxites enjoyed the Health and Wellness Pavilion which featured free health screenings, prizes and giveaways, fresh smoothie samples as well as fitness and Zumba workshops. The Kids Zone offered face painting and live entertainment from the New Yrk Aquarium, Prospect Park Zoo and the Brooklyn Museum.
Source: Bronx Times Reporter
By Robert Wirsing
The Soundview Community Drug Free Coalition hosted its monthly meeting on Tuesday, June 21 at Odyssey House. The coalition met to discuss the coordination of family day activities and implementing its 12-month action plan.
Source: Bronx Times Reporter
January 2016 Throggs Neck Restaurant Week
Monday, January 18 through Sunday, January 24, 2016
CREATING UNITY IN THE COMMUNITY AT ST. HELENA’S CHURCH IS HOSTING PARKCHESTER SEVENTH ANNUAL KWANZAA CELEBRATION
Come and join the celebration of traditional family values, and community responsibility.
LOCATION: 1315 OLMSTED AVENUE BRONX, NY 10461
DATE & Time: SATURDAY, DECEMBER 26, 2015 FROM 3- 8 P.M.
Parkchester is proud to announce The Seventh Annual Kwanzaa Celebration by ‘CREATING UNITY IN THE COMMUNITY’ at St. Helena Church.
ADMISSION & FOOD FREE!
Kwanzaa is an African American Cultural Celebration, and everyone can enjoy regardless of religion, ethnic background, or political party. We will celebrate the first principle of Kwanzaa which is Umoja (Unity) to work to keep unity in the family, and community. ‘Creating Unity in the Community,’ aim is to present a universal message, and awareness that everyone can identify through family traditions.
Please help make a difference with your participation by supporting Parkchester’s Seventh Annual Kwanzaa Celebration, and the success of a superb cultural event. All are welcome to bring Handcraft or Educational Children’s Gifts & Games.
African attire – African Market – ALL PERFORMERS ARE WELCOME (SING, DANCE, DRUM, ETC.)
If you have questions, want to become a vendor, sponsor or need further information, kindly call 347-525-4943 and ask for Dennis or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.