Bronx for non-tourists: Things to do on the northeast side

When in Rome, do as the Romans do, right?

When in the Bronx, what is there to do? You could try the usual touristy things, like visiting the Bronx Zoo, hitting the New York Botanical Gardens and having pastries at a bakery on the crowded Arthur Avenue. Or you can chill like Bronxites and do what they do when they have some down time.

Get to know Bronx culture: Here’s what to see, eat and more in the not-so-boogie down.

Brittany Hamlett-Concepcion