Tag: Artists

Arts & Crafts Store, Michael’s, Reopens at Bronx Terminal Market Much To Local Residents’ Surprise

Bronx Artists UNITE!

Back in 2009 when The Gateway Center Mall The Bronx The Bronx Terminal Market opened featuring The Bronx’s first and only popular arts and crafts store, Michael’s. Artists and crafts-makers alike rejoiced that they no longer had to trek outside of the Bronx to get their supplies.

Then in 2011 out of nowhere the store closed down and Burlington Coat Factory moved in next door as The Bronx Terminal Market restructured its failed indoor shopping wing.

Great Bronx Gift Ideas For The Holidays Or Any Occasion!

The holidays are upon us and it’s that time of year where people are scratching their heads on what to buy their loved ones. Welcome2TheBronx would like to suggest the following list to consider as gifts for someone you love.

What better way to give someone something than an item from The Bronx or a Bronx based artist?! Please do know that this isn’t a complete list and should you want to be considered for inclusion in this list, feel free to reach out at info@welcome2thebronx.com

Exclusive: Qurrat Ann Kadwani of The Bronx Becomes First South Asian Female To have An Off-Broadway Show

Born in Bombay and raised in the Bronx, Qurrat Ann Kadwani has made history in becoming the first South Asian Female to have an Off-Broadway show. The award-winning ‘They Call Me Q!’ is a 60 minute one-woman show in which Kadwani plays 13 characters giving the audience a window into her life and challenges she faced growing up. She has performed the show over 50 times across the country as well as in Canada.

Qurrat took some time from her busy schedule, as she gets ready for the show’s first night on May 19th, to chat with us.

Watch Bronxite Shana Solomon On News12!

We interviewed Bronxite Shana Solomon who’s one woman show, ‘The Closet Bitch’ is running off Broadway, earlier this week.

Thanks to Welcome2TheBronx, she got an interview with News12.