Things to do in The Bronx
This once tiny gallery in the county courthouse rotunda has grown into 33,000 square feet of exhibition space behind a glass accordion-like façade.
The largest stock of kosher wines in the United States sits on the shelves of this Bronx retailer.
Located in Belmont, this cheese and sandwich shop has been a neighborhood institution for decades. Though the shop itself is small, the line outside is quite the opposite, often snaking around the block on the weekends.
With more than 250 acres located in the Bronx, the New York Botanical Gardens are the largest in the United States. On these grounds, visitors can find Shop in the Garden, a weathered stone structure brightened by natural light and filled with plenty merchandise related to horticulture.
The House That Ruth Built, the new Yankee Stadium is not—but the park aims to channel Yankee greats of the past. For a genuine taste of the Bronx, go to field-level section 127 for a sandwich from Mike’s Arthur Avenue Italian Deli, like the light-and-zesty eggplant parm.
The New York Botanical Garden is holding an 11-week-long celebration of edible plants and local food, with gardening demonstrations and lectures by celebrity chefs such as Lidia Bastianich.